Longtime Panorama section chief Wieland Speck is set to take on a new role at the Berlin Film Festival, as consultant on the fest’s official program. 168 more words
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At the outset of Mexican director Ernesto Contreras’ entrancing fourth feature, “I Dream in Another Language,” the fate of an indigenous language hangs in the balance: Only two living souls — once the closest of friends, now bitter rivals — still speak Zikril, which could easily die with them. 714 more words
“Menashe” is a rarity among American indies: a foreign-language film set in the middle of urban New York City (technically, Borough Park, Brooklyn). Apart from a few lines of English, and a few more in Spanish, the vast majority of the dialogue is in Yiddish, as spoken by the Orthodox Jewish community the movie depicts. 701 more words
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights for Tristan Ferland Milewski’s documentary “Dream Boat” from Cinephil, Variety has learned exclusively.
The documentary has its West Coast premiere on July 12 and 13 at the upcoming edition of Outfest. 181 more words
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I was proud to be an American abroad.
Diego Luna: I’m here to investigate how to tear down walls. 2,876 more words