Renowned Hungarian film director Karoly Makk dies at 91

Aug 30, 2017

Karoly Makk, one of Hungary's greatest film directors whose "Cats' Play" was nominated for an Oscar in 1975, has died at age 91

Matt Damon goes mini in Venice opener "Downsizing"

Aug 30, 2017

"Downsizing" has generated jumbo-sized buzz at the Venice Film Festival, where it's screening in the coveted opening-night slot

Venice Film Festival offers grit, glamour and George Clooney

Aug 29, 2017

The Venice Film Festival is kicking off the fall cinema season with searing drama, serious glamour and a crop of new movies vying for attention, awards and acclaim

Director Zeffirelli misses gala event at new Florence museum

Jul 31, 2017

Andre Bocelli and a Haitian children's choir inaugurated the Franco Zeffirelli International Center of the Performing Arts while the 94-year-old film and theater director live-streamed the events from home

George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro on Venice Film Fest slate

Jul 27, 2017

This year's Venice Film Festival will include a crime comedy by George Clooney, a Guillermo del Toro fantasy and a Darren Aronofsky thriller

Venice Biennale awards German artists 2 Golden Lions

May 13, 2017

Germany sweeps 57th Venice Biennale, winning 2 Golden Lions for best artist, national pavilion

Venice Biennale taps artistic angst amid rising nationalism

May 12, 2017

With nationalism on the rise, political engagement is central to the artistic dialogue at the Venice Biennale, the world's oldest contemporary art fair that opens its six-month run Saturday

Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

May 8, 2017

Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years

Milan designers announce a return to ready-to-wear elegance

Feb 27, 2017

The Milan Fashion Week previews that just ended announced a return to more formal dress, confirming a trend seen on the red carpet at the Oscars the night before

Hungary's Berlin film fest winner Enyedi to adapt novel

Feb 21, 2017

The Hungarian director whose "On Body and Soul" won the top award at the Berlin Film Festival says her next project is an adaptation of "The Story of My Wife," a Hungarian novel from 1942

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