Movies

Search for 'lost brides' of Cyprus stirs painful past

May 25, 2018

A researcher looks into the case of her Turkish Cypriot great aunt, who was married off in the 1930s to a Palestinian merchant for a dowry pocketed by her impoverished father

Schwarzenegger challenges Trump to join green energy efforts

May 15, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging President Donald Trump to join in efforts to promote green energy, saying he would "have a lot of victories."

Italian director Ermanno Olmi, '78 Palme d'Or winner, dies

May 7, 2018

Ermanno Olmi, one of the giants of Italian cinema who won the top award at Cannes for "The Tree of Wooden Clogs," has died at 86.

New Italian movie explores Berlusconi's relations with women

May 2, 2018

Italians are invited to explore the politician's relations with women in a new film by Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino.

Brussels university honors director Loach despite critics

Apr 26, 2018

The Brussels ULB university has honored British director Ken Loach despite veiled criticism from Prime Minister Charles Michel

Vittorio Taviani, of Italian brother directing team, dies

Apr 15, 2018

Italian film director Vittorio Taviani has died at the age of 88

'On Body And Soul' hopes to continue Hungary's Oscar streak

Feb 21, 2018

"On Body And Soul" seeks to become the third Hungarian film in three years to win an Academy Award

Italy: As election nears, film imagines Mussolini's comeback

Feb 1, 2018

A new film that imagines dictator Benito Mussolini returning to current Italy has opened in the middle of an election campaign that has been dominated by populist and neo-fascist sentiments

Movie star Jolie working with NATO to combat sexual violence

Jan 31, 2018

Movie star Angelina Jolie says she and NATO's chief have agreed on ways to help the military alliance better combat the use of sexual violence against women and children in conflict zones

Weinstein accuser feels 'doubly crucified' by Italy reaction

Oct 18, 2017

Italian actress Asia Argento says being sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein "smashed all my dreams" and "changed the perception I had of myself.''

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