cinema

Zagreb's Europa cinema wins 2016 Europa Cinemas best programme award

Zagreb's cinema "Europa" has won the best film programme award of the European cinema network Europa Cinemas, having competed against 1,078 cinemas from 644 cities in 41 European countries.

Eighty-five countries compete for foreign-language Oscar

Eighty-five countries are competing for the 2017 foreign-language Oscar, with Yemen submitting an entry for the first time, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Tuesday.

Philippine film wins Golden Lion at 2016 Venice Film Festival

The drama "The Woman Who Left" ("Ang Babaeng Humayo") by Lav Diaz of the Philippines has won the Golden Lion for best film Saturday at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival.

Report: Snowden reveals how he evaded capture in Hong Kong

US whistleblower Edward Snowden and a network of lawyers and refugees who helped him hide in Hong Kong in 2013 provided never-before-heard details about his two weeks on the run in an article...

Venice Film Festival tones down the glitz amid Italy quake gloom

The world's oldest cinema fair is set to quietly launch its traditional mix of blockbusters and independent productions on Wednesday as Italy recovers from a deadly earthquake.

Iranian film Forushande wins top prize at Munich Film Festival

The 34th Munich Film Festival ended on Saturday with the top prize going to the family drama Forushande (The Salesman) by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi.

In diversity push, Oscars Academy opens door to 683 new members

Hollywood's most exclusive club opened its ranks Wednesday to hundreds of new members Wednesday in a bid to increase diversity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said.

Police kill man who shot up cinema in Germany and took hostages

A masked man who shot up a cinema in Germany and took hostages was killed by police, and security sources told dpa on Thursday that he was likely a lone perpetrator and not a terrorist.

German cinema shooting was not terrorist attack, sources tell dpa

A masked, armed assailant killed by police after shooting up a German cinema was likely a lone perpetrator and not a terrorist, security sources told dpa on Thursday.

State ministry: Police kill suspect in German cinema shooting

A man suspected of shooting and injuring several people in a German cinema has been shot dead by police, according to the Hesse Interior Ministry.

Several people injured in German cinema shooting: report

Several people have been injured in a shooting at a cinema in the south-western German town of Vierheim near Frankfurt, the FAZ newspaper reports Thursday citing police.

Palme d'Or winner Ken Loach warns austerity fueling right-wing threat

Veteran British director Ken Loach lashed out on Sunday at Europe's fiscal austerity and warned it could spur the rise of the far-right when accepting the 2016 Cannes Palme d'Or for best film.

Cannes Film Festival awards

Prizes awarded Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival:

Cannes Film Festival ends with gala ceremony for top awards

The Cannes Film Festival ends Sunday when the world's leading movie showcase rolls out its prestigious prizes, including the Palme d'Or for best picture.

Leading Iranian director condemns Tehran's treatment of intellectuals

Leading Iranian director Asghar Farhadi condemned on Saturday the treatment of intellectuals in his country at a Cannes Film Festival press conference marking the premiere of his film about a...