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James Norton on 'Gareth Jones,' Working With Agnieszka Holland and Lessons From History (EXCLUSIVE)

Filming is just about to wrap on “Gareth Jones,” Agnieszka Holland’s latest film, about the intrepid Welsh journalist of the title and his efforts to report on the Holodomor, a manmade famine in 1930s Soviet Ukraine. 892 more words

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First Look: James Norton as Gareth Jones in Agnieszka Holland’s Stalin-Era Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

James Norton (“McMafia”) can be seen playing intrepid Welsh journalist Gareth Jones in this exclusive first-look image from the much-anticipated movie. “Gareth Jones” is Agnieszka Holland’s upcoming politically charged film about the journalist and his reporting of the Holodomor, a manmade famine in 1930s Ukraine, which claimed millions of lives. 170 more words

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James Norton, Vanessa Kirby Join Agnieszka Holland's Stalin-Era Movie 'Gareth Jones' (EXCLUSIVE)

James Norton, star of “War and Peace” and “McMafia,” and Vanessa Kirby, who portrayed Princess Margaret in the first two seasons of “The Crown,” will play intrepid journalists in Agnieszka Holland’s politically charged new film “Gareth Jones.” WestEnd Films is handling international sales. 366 more words

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European Filmmakers Grapple With the Continent's Far Right

Just as the election of Donald Trump has seemingly validated the xenophobic right wing in the U.S., there is also a resurgence of far-right sentiment sweeping across Europe, where anti-immigrant populist parties are gaining traction, especially in Eastern Europe, but also in Germany and Italy, prompting Euro film directors to grapple with the fascist fallout. 1,094 more words

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Women Directors From Europe on Their Foreign-Language Films

With a record 27 women behind the 92 foreign-language film submissions, Variety posed the same questions to a selection of directors about their experiences. What was your biggest obstacle in making the film? 4,452 more words

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Walter Presents Picks Up Agnieszka Holland’s HBO Series ‘Burning Bush’

Walter Iuzzolino has landed his favorite-ever TV series for streamer Walter Presents: Agnieszka Holland’s “Burning Bush,” the HBO Europe original that he says inspired him to launch his foreign-language on-demand service in the first place. 295 more words

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European Filmmakers and Producers Protest Sacking of Polish Film Institute Director

European film producers are voicing outrage over what they allege was the politically motivated sacking of the head of the Polish Film Institute, the nation’s key funding and international networking hub for cinema production. 578 more words

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