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Latest Jafar Panahi Items
A Romanian drama that centers on a woman's effort to cover up her son's responsibility for an accident in which a boy is fatally injured won the Berlin film festival's top Golden Bear award on Saturday.
A new movie from dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi, which defies a ban on filmmaking and reflects his frustration at being unable to work officially, makes its debut at the Berlin film festival Tuesday.
Martial arts epic "The Grandmaster" kicked off the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, introducing an international audience to Yip Man, the man who mentored Bruce Lee and brought kung fu to the masses.
New movies from directors Steven Soderbergh and Gus Van Sant and a trio of films starring French divas will be competing this year at the Berlin International Film Festival.
The top 10 films of 2012, according to AP Movie Critic Christy Lemire:
Filmmakers love to make movies about making movies. Yes, it is a navel-gazing business, but crafting films about this craft is one more means of self-expression. We've seen several emerge this year alone, including the likely Oscar contender "Argo." And this week we have "Hitchcock," about the making of "Psycho," starring Anthony Hopkins as the master director.
Two Iranian dissidents _ a lawyer and a film director _ were awarded the 2012 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Even the promise of unlimited debauchery can't get critics to RSVP "yes" for "Project X."
One needn't look far to find evidence that the Iranian regime isn't thrilled by the success of "A Separation," the Golden Globe winner for best foreign-language film. The Culture Ministry has permitted no more than a trickle of grudging acknowledgments of its festival awards in official news releases. Perhaps the censors are even more upset by the film's record-breaking domestic box office than by its international acclaim.