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Beta, Series Mania Offering $126,000 to Entice Filmmakers to Try TV

Germany’s Beta Group is backing a trio of new awards, each with a substantial cash bursary, to entice feature film directors to try out the world of serial television. Beta will sponsor two awards, each with a $52,600 (50,000 euro) bursary, to back selected TV pitches from established feature directors. They are also getting behind […]

Berlin: Agnieszka Holland to Direct ‘Kafka’ Biopic

Oscar-nominated Polish director Agnieszka Holland (Charlatan, In Darkness) is re-teaming with her Charlatan team, including Marek Epstein and producer Sarka Cimbalova, on Kafka, a biopic on legendary Jewish-Czech writer Franz Kafka. Cimbalova’s Marlene Film and Sam Taylor and Mike Downey’s Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) will co-produce Kafka, which the producers describe as “a dazzling […]

‘Charlatan’ Takes Czech Lion for Best Film

Agnieszka Holland's Charlatan won five Czech Lions, including the top prize for best film at the Czech Film and Television Academy Awards, held this weekend.

Five Nights of Virtual Celebration for 2020 European Film Awards

The 33rd European Film Awards, which was forced to go online-only due to the coronavirus pandemic, will hold its ceremony over five nights of virtual events. 

‘Charlatan’: Film Review | Berlin 2020

A brilliant, self-taught Czech healer who cured millions with herbal medicine is threatened by the Communist authorities in the late 1950s in Agnieszka Holland’s freely inspired biopic 'Charlatan.'

‘Mr. Jones’: Film Review | Berlin 2019

James Norton plays the Welsh reporter who at great personal risk broke the story of the early 1930s Soviet Ukrainian Famine in 'Mr. Jones,' Agnieszka Holland’s latest deep dive into historical memory.

Berlin: Agnieszka Holland Says She Fears German Nostalgia for Adolf Hitler

Oscar-nominated director Agnieszka Holland at the Berlin Film Festival said she feared Germany may grow wistful about former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

‘The First’: TV Review

Beau Willimon's Hulu drama 'The First' is a Sean Penn-driven series about a Mars expedition, but it's better to approach it as an ensemble piece about the human cost of scientific advancement.

Piotr Domalewski’s ‘Silent Night’ Wins Best Film at Polish Film Awards

'The Square' was celebrated as the best European film.

Netflix Greenlights First Polish-Language Series

Oscar-nominee Agnieszka Holland and daughter Kasia Adamik will direct the alternative history series, set in a Poland where the Cold War never ended.

Oscars: Poland Selects ‘Spoor’ for Foreign-Language Category

Agnieszka Holland's hunting-season thriller won a Silver Bear at this year's Berlinale.

‘King of the Belgians’ Wins Grand Prix at Odessa International Film Festival

'Summer 1993' is awarded as the international competition's best film.