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Busan: Japan’s Hirokazu Kore-eda Named Asian Filmmaker of the Year

Japanese Palme d'Or-winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda will be awarded the title of Asian Filmmaker of the Year at the Busan International Film Festival. The 'Shoplifters' director will be honored despite a trade spat between South Korea and Japan that has spilled over into the entertainment sector.

What Happened After Cate Blanchett Led a Call for Gender Parity on Cannes’ Red Carpet

In May, when 82 women including Cate Blanchett, Ava DuVernay and Agnes Varda climbed the steps of the Cannes Film Festival Palais with their arms locked, they did so to represent the 82 female filmmakers.

‘The House That Jack Built’: Has Lars von Trier Lost Ability to Shock?

Danish auteur Lars von Trier has built a career on being cinema's bad boy, but his serial killer drama 'The House That Jack Built,' starring Matt Dillon, has inspired more shrugs than scandal.

Feinberg Forecast: The Post-Toronto Landscape of the Oscar Race

The Hollywood Reporter's awards columnist Scott Feinberg weighs in with his latest assessment of the Oscar race.

Director of Lesbian Love Story Sues Kenyan Government Over Ban

Wanuri Kahiu has called on the Kenyan government to lift its ban on 'Rafiki' to allow the lesbian love story a chance to qualify for the Oscars.

Oscars: South Korea Selects ‘Burning’ for Foreign-Language Category

Lee Chang-dong’s drama, adapted from the Haruki Murakami short story 'Barn Burning,' won the critics' prize in Cannes and will screen at the 2018 Toronto Film Festival.

Feinberg Forecast: First Look at the 2018-2019 Oscar Race

The Hollywood Reporter's awards columnist surveys the field ahead of the fall film fests.

Oscars: Japan Selects Palme D’Or Winner ‘Shoplifters’ for Foreign-Language Category

Japan has selected 'Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)' by Hirokazu Kore-eda as its submission for Oscar consideration in the best foreign-language film category.

Palme d’Or Winner ‘Shoplifters’ Gets China Release Date

The film is set to get a much wider release than Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'The Third Murder,' which screened on China's nascent arthouse circuit earlier this year.

Ethan Hawke, Juliette Binoche to Star in Cannes Winner Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Next Film

It will be the first film for the Palme d'Or-winning director outside his native Japan.

Cannes Winner ‘Shoplifters’ Becomes Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Biggest Box-Office Hit

The film has taken in nearly $30 million in Japan, topping the director's 'Like Father, Like Son', which also picked up a prize at the Cannes film festival.

Cannes Winner ‘Shoplifters’ Sets 2018 Japan Box-Office Record

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda turned down an invitation from the culture ministry to celebrate his Palme d'Or victory, following his own snubbing by the prime minister.