Ken Loach set for Berlin Film Festival honor

Ken Loach set for Berlin Film Festival honor

BERLIN, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- British director Ken Loach is to be presented with an honorary Golden Bear Award for career achievement at the 64th Berlin Film Festival, organizers announced.

Trans-Atlantic trade negotiations leave film off table

HOLLYWOOD, June 16 (UPI) -- European Union trade ministers said film and other forms of culture would not be included in a huge trade agreement between the United States and the EU.
'Amour' takes Palme d'Or at Cannes

'Amour' takes Palme d'Or at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 28 (UPI) -- Austrian director Michael Haneke's film "Amour" won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or, officials said.

'White Ribbon' tops European Film Awards

BERLIN, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Judges for the European Film Awards said "The White Ribbon" from director Michael Haneke is the winner of the best European film of 2009 award.
'Parnassus' to screen at Cannes film fest

'Parnassus' to screen at Cannes film fest

CANNES, France, April 24 (UPI) -- "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus," the late Australian actor Heath Ledger's last movie, will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, organizers said.

Weaver honored at festival with new award

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Actress Sigourney Weaver became the first recipient of the Edinburgh International Film Festival's Diamond Award this week for her cinematic career.

Diamond Award debuts at Edinburgh festival

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Scotland's Edinburgh International Film Festival is set to present its first Diamond Awards this year to individuals who have impressive cinematic careers.

War themes abound at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 29 (UPI) -- "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" -- one of several war films at the 59th Cannes Film Festival -- took the festival's top prize Sunday.

Cannes announces 19 film competitors

CANNES, France, April 20 (UPI) -- Richard Linklater's "Fast Food Nation" Thursday was named one of 19 films to compete during France's 59th Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes to honor 'Star Wars' Lucas

CANNES, France, May 6 (UPI) -- The Cannes International Film Festival readied a tribute to "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and an honor for his more than 30-year career, the BBC reports.

U.S. films prominent at Berlin Film Fest

BERLIN, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The United States provides a strong list of contenders at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival, including "Cold Mountain," which is set to open the 10-day event.
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