Sibel Kekilli & Eric Elmosnino Win Tribeca + 'Bodyguards and Assassins' Tops Hong Kong Film Awards

Sibel Kekilli in Feo Aladag's When We Leave. Feo Aladag's Turkish-German drama Die Fremde / When We Leave, which recently received six Lola nominations, was voted best narrative film at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. In When We Leave, Sibel Kekilli, the star of Fatih Akin's 2004 European Film Award winner Head-On, plays a determined Turkish woman who flees her abusive husband in Istanbul, settling […]

David di Donatello Awards: Nanni Moretti & Kim Rossi Stuart

2008 David di Donatello Awards The 2008 David di Donatello: films released between April 27, 2007, and March 7, 2008. 2008 David di Donatello nominations: March 20, 2008. 2008 David di Donatello winners: April 18, 2008. best film / miglior film Caos calmo, produced by Domenico Procacci, directed by Antonello Grimaldi  Giorni e nuvole, produced by Lionello Cerri, directed by Silvio Soldini La Giusta distanza, […]

Hong Kong Film Awards: Patrick Tam Comeback Movie Tops + Tiburon Festival Winners

April 15 update: Fu zi / After This Our Exile, Patrick Tam's first directorial effort in 17 years, won the top prize at the 26th Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony held tonight at the harbor front Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. "Thank you for the judges' support for me," Tam said on the stage. "… I thank all the actors and crew members […]

Mother-Daughter Bosnian War Drama & Guantanamo Documentary: Berlin Film Festival Winners

There weren't many surprises at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival awards. One of this year's favorites, Jasmila Zbanic's Grbavica, the story of a 12-year-old girl (Luna Mijovic, above, hugging Mirjana Karanovic) who discovers that she is the end result of a Bosnian war crime – namely, rape – was awarded the Golden Bear for best film. Also on the political side, Michael Winterbottom and Mat […]

'The Triplets of Belleville' Is Genie Awards' Best Film (& Nothing Else) + Stephen Chow Actioner Tops Hong Kong

'The Triplets of Belleville.' 'The Triplets of Belleville' tops Canadian Oscars: Genie Awards 2005 One more example of Quebec's vibrant film industry, Sylvain Chomet's French-Canadian co-production The Triplets of Belleville, an animated feature reminiscent of Jacques Tati's (live-action) comedies, won the 2005 Best Film Genie Award. (See below the full list of 2005 Genie Award winners and nominees.) Up for this year's Best Animated Feature […]