Movies

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

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

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