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Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
VarietyCANNES -- Lucia Puenzo's psychological drama "Wakolda," which world premiered this week in Cannes' Un Certain Regard, is rolling out upbeat international sales, in another sign of an upturn in the arthouse market, at least for select titles. A U.S....
Tags: Movies, Taiwan, Italy, Japan, Entertainment
The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
VarietyParis-based sales agent Other Angle is celebrating its fifth birthday at Cannes with a flurry of deals across its slate, and a pickup. "The Big Bad Wolf," a French comedy starring Benoit Poelvoorde ("Coco Before Chanel"), Kad Merad ("Welcome to the...
Tags: The Weinstein Company, Movies, Russia, Kad Merad, Gerard Jugnot
VarietyIM Global and Switzerland's Impuls Pictures have partnered on a new output deal, the companies announced Tuesday from Cannes. Deal adds to IM Global's existing network of output partners, which include Universum in Germany, Top Film in Russia and Eastern...
Old LymeMeet the author/artist at a celebratory reception and book signing: June 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme. "Brechneff paints a portrait as vivid and captivating as anything he ever committed to canvas." - Book List Review of Books...
Tags: Painting, Hudson River, Artists, Authors, Fine Artists
VarietySony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has secured Germany, Austria, German speaking Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and Latin America in a multi-territory deal for Focus Features International's "Black Sea" starring Jude Law. "Last King of...
VarietySwitzerland's Locarno Film Festival has joined Europe's top-tier fests as part of Europa Cinemas' Label, a prize set up to promote European art movies. The Label is awarded by a jury of Europa Cinemas member exhibitors to one European film in the...
Star TribuneTwin Cities audiences will get a chance to see the first episode of the Nature Theater of Oklahoma's "Life & Times," an epic pop-chamber opera that the New Yorker called a "masterpiece." The New York-based troupe opens the 2013-14 performing-arts season...
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China Daily, Beijing / Asia News NetworkBEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China and Switzerland are poised to seal a free trade agreement in an accelerated manner based on the willingness and strong motivation of both countries to conclude the talks, Jiang Yaoping, vice-minister of commerce, said at...
Q: I am planning our family vacation in Europe in the first two weeks of August. We'd like to see Rome, Venice, Florence, Switzerland / Lucerne, Paris and London. We have never been to Europe. What type of trip (escorted tour, guided tour or independent...
VarietyItalo auteur Marco Bellocchio will be back behind the camera this summer to shoot "La prigione di Bobbio," which Gaul's Rezo Films is selling at Cannes. Bellocchio's long-gestating project is based on the true tale of a 17th century noblewoman forced...
Tags: Rome (Italy), Italy
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