Movies

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

World premieres at Venice for Gosling, Cooper movies

Jul 26, 2018

The Venice Film Festival will feature plenty of Hollywood star power, including premieres for a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong starring Ryan Gosling, a period western by the Coen brothers and Bradley Cooper's directorial debut

Hungary: Oscar-winner Nemes' new film to debut in Venice

Jul 25, 2018

"Sunset," the new film from Oscar-winning Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes, will make its debut at the Venice Film Festival starting Aug. 28

Vanessa Redgrave to receive career prize at Venice Film Fest

Jul 24, 2018

British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year's Venice Film Festival

Jude's 'Barbarians' wins Karlovy Vary film fest's top prize

Jul 7, 2018

Romanian director Radu Jude's "I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians" has won the top prize at the 53nd edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary

Czech film fest to honor Tim Robbins, Barry Levinson

Jun 29, 2018

An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with an award for American actor, director, and producer Tim Robbins

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.

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