Movies

Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

Dec 12, 2018

The Hungarian Academy of Arts says that Ferenc Kosa, winner of best director prize at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died at 81.

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins EU rights award

Oct 25, 2018

The European Union has awarded the Sakharov Prize, its top human rights honor, to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia accused of plotting acts of terrorism

EU awards Sakharov Prize for human rights to jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov

Oct 25, 2018

EU awards Sakharov Prize for human rights to jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov

Cyprus woos filmmakers with year-long sunshine, 35 pc rebate

Oct 10, 2018

Under its adopted moniker of "Olivewood," the tiny Mediterranean island of Cyprus is trying to woo moviemakers from around the world with 300-plus days of sunshine yearly and a package of financial incentives including a cash rebate of up to 35 percent

Region in Ukraine's west bans Russian-language books, movies

Sep 19, 2018

A regional council in western Ukraine has passed a motion to ban all Russian-language books, films and songs in the region

Filmmaker says Bannon embraced comparison to Satan

Sep 5, 2018

The filmmaker behind a new documentary on Steve Bannon says the political strategist embraced a comparison to Satan

Guillermo del Toro passionately pushes for gender equality

Aug 29, 2018

Guillermo del Toro, as the head of the jury at the Venice Film Festival, says a push for gender equality "is beyond a gesture, it's a need"

Russia denies hunger-striking Ukrainian critically ill

Aug 21, 2018

The family of an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on a hunger strike for 100 days says he is in a critical condition

Rally held in Kiev on 79th day of Sentsov's hunger strike

Jul 31, 2018

Several dozen activists in Ukraine's capital of Kiev have rallied in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who is on a hunger strike

Lawyer: Risks rise as filmmaker's hunger strike hits Day 75

Jul 27, 2018

The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia says that the health risks for Oleg Sentsov are rising as the protest enters its 75th day

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