WORLD SURVEY: in a unique, 250-page section, international critics assess 2004s most important films and film industry developments in 97 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America from Armenia to Zimbawe, Belgium to Uruguay. Also includes credits for more than 800 recent and forthcoming films and more than 250 colour photos.
DIRECTORS OF THE YEAR: in-depth profiles of Kim Ki-duk, Mike Leigh, Errol Morris, Alexander Payne and Petr Zelenka.
DOCUMENTARY CINEMA NOW: a special dossier examines the surging popularity of non-fiction movies worldwide.
WORLD BOX-OFFICE SURVEY: annual Top 10 charts and cinemagoing statistics from 56 countries.
GUIDE TO FILM FESTIVALS: 50 pages of awards, reports and contact details for more than 250 international events.
THE GLOBAL DIRECTORY: contact details for hundreds of film archives, bookshops, industry bodies, magazines and schools.