Hany Abu-Assad's Omar has been selected by the Palestinian Ministry of Culture as its entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. The political thriller debuted in the Cannes Un Certain Regard section where it received a Jury Prize.
Captain Phillips director Paul Greengrass, Oscar winner Tom Hanks and newcomer Barkhad Abdi told the story of filming the awards-tipped drama that will have its World Premiere on Opening Night of the 51st New York Film Festival.
Joel and Ethan Coen discussed their new film Inside Llewyn Davis alongside actors Oscar Isaacs and John Goodman ahead of its anticipated U.S. Premiere at the 51st New York Film Festival. The duo talked about the pre-Bob Dylan folk era and lamented that this may be their last feature shot on film.
Agniezska Holland's Burning Bush, which will have its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival, has joined the growing list of Best Foreign Language Oscar contenders. The Czech film joins the list along with other recent additions including Norway's I Am Yours (Jeg er din), Hong Kong's The Grandmaster and Iceland's Of Horses and Men.
The European Film Academy will honor French actress Catherine Denueve with its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her "outstanding body of work," the organization which produces the annual European Film Awards
A BAFTA selection committee has submitted Philippines-set crime thriller Metro Manila as its choice consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar category, while Cannes competition feature Heli was named by Mexico as its choice. Article includes updated list of contenders in the category.
Before Midnight director Richard Linklater will be this year's Director Tribute at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) said Tuesday.
Gilles Bourdos' Renoir has been selected by France as its contender for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration this year. The film debuted in Cannes in the Un Certain Regard section in 2012.
The veteran filmmaker will be this year's recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. The writer-director-actor-producer-composer-musician has made 55 films over a 60 year career.