Jerusalem Film Festival Winners + Slamdance Call for Entries

2008 Jerusalem Film Festival Awards 2008 Jerusalem Film Festival: July 10–19 Ronit Elbabetz and Shlomi Elkabetzs 7 Days: "One of the brothers of the Ohaion family dies. It is a large family. According to the tradition, the period of mourning begins after the funeral: the entire family goes to the home of the deceased, and nobody can leave for seven days. One must dedicate oneself to prayer for […]

Karlovy Vary Film Festival Awards: Icelandic Thriller Tops + Jerusalem Winners

Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2007 Awards: Icelandic thriller 'Jar City' wins Crystal Globe (image: 'Jar City' director Baltasar Kormákur and producer Lilja Pálmadóttir) Baltasar Kormákur's Jar City was named the Crystal Globe winner at the 2007 Karlovy Vary Film Festival's awards ceremony held at the Grand Hall of the Thermal Hotel on July 7, 2007. Adapted by Arnaldur Indriðason from his own novel, the Icelandic […]

Academy Invites 120 New Members + Jerusalem Film Festival Winners

Academy Invites 120 to Membership Among the Academy's interesting choices for new members are former child star Hayley Mills, who won a special Oscar in 1961 for playing Pollyanna the year before; child star Dakota Fanning (War of the Worlds), who won't have to wait decades to become an Academy member; screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière, who has been around for decades – he was a Luis […]