‘A Banquet’ Helmer Ruth Paxton Uses Horror to Tackle Bigger Issues in Toronto Fest Film

Filmmaker Ruth Paxton makes her feature debut with psychological horror film “A Banquet,” set to world premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. The Scottish helmer has already won accolades for her short films, and she is developing feature “The Flaming Heart.” HanWay reps worldwide rights to “A Banquet,” which will be released by IFC … Read more

Przemyk and Floyd Cases Similar, Says ‘Leave No Traces’ Helmer

Dedicated to the story that shook up Poland in 1983, when high-schooler Grzegorz Przemyk was beaten to death by militia, Venice’s main competition entry “Leave No Traces” is not your usual historical movie, argued helmer Jan P. Matuszyński during the press conference. “I see parallels between the case of Grzegorz Przemyk and the case of … Read more