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    Stranger Than Fiction Launches 11th Season Tomorrow

    Stranger Than Fiction, the weekly documentary film series programmed by Thom Powers and presented by the IFC Center, will launch its eleventh season on September 29, 2009 with a sneak preview of "Ahead of Time," including a Q&A with director Bob Richman and film subject Ruth Gruber whose 98th birthd...

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    Ortenberg Leaving Weinstein Co.

    After about eight months at The Weinstein Company, Tom Ortenberg said tonight that he is leaving the company. The executive asked to be released from his contract, but did not detail the specific reason for his departure. He told indieWIRE tonight that he would have an additional announcement in the...

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    CineVegas Cancels 2010 Edition

    There will be no 2010 CineVegas Film Festival. Festival President Robin Greenspun and Artistic Director Trevor Groth announced today that the event will be cancelled due to the economic downturn.

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    "Capitalism" Averages $9K on Opening Day

    Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story" managed some good, though relative to Moore's other films somewhat disappointing numbers on opening night. Before its nationwide expansion next week, Overture Films released Moore's latest on only four screens yesterday, which resulted in $36,416 in grosse...

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    Magnet Launching Genre Series, Version 2.0

    The Wagner/Cuban Companies' Magnet Releasing s kicking off the second installment of its popular Six Shooter Film Series tomorrow. The series will begin with "Ong Bak 2: The Beginning" on demand. As with most films in the series "Ong Bak 2" will be available on demand for a month before it hits ...

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    "Goats," "Messenger," and Big Bollywood "Blue" Set to Party at Abu Dhabi

    The Third Middle East International Film Festival in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has announced its gala screenings for its festival, October 8-17. The festival's Centerpiece film will be the documentary "Oceans" by "Microcosmos" directors Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud. The Closing Night ...

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    "Fox" Opening AFI Fest

    Wes Anderson's "Fantastic Mr. Fox" will open the 2009 AFI Fest when it has its North American premiere on Friday, October 30, 2009 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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    QuickShots | Stone's "Border," BAFTA Fete, Apps Deadlines, "Secret" Spain Fest, & Coens

    Film Sales Company takes on Stone's "South of the Border"

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    250 Films Head To Canada's Longest Running Festival

    The Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal has announced a lineup of over 250 films from 48 countries for its 38th fest. The festival will open with the world premiere of Quebecois filmmaker Claude Demers' "Les Dames en blue" (Ladies in Blue) and close eleven days later with Arnaud and Jean-Marie La...

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    Reitman's "Up in the Air" Set for Woodstock

    Jason Reitman "Up in the Air" starring George Clooney and Vera Farmiga will close teh 2009 Woodstock Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The Oscar-nominated director of "Juno"'s latest is the story of Ryan Bingham (Clooney) a corporate downsizer and consummate modern business traveler who, ...

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