Controversial US director Nate Parker said Monday that he hopes his powerful new film about police violence against black men will help save lives.
The glitzy Venice film festival opens Wednesday with fury over the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker adding to criticism about a lack of women directors in the running for its top prize.
The first ever Hijabi character in the blockbuster, Spider-Man: Far from Home, says she took her role in the film to highlight the fact that millions of women wearing Hijab are ordinary people like those who don’t cover their heads, said a report.
'The Goldfinch' felt the pressure to live up to the award-winning book upon which the film is based, members of the cast and crew said at the Toronto Film Festival premiere on Sunday.
In a few days, one of the world’s glitziest and highly anticipated film festivals will start on the French Riviera. We are taking a look at what movies are going to be shown, which directors are vying for the coveted Palme d’Or as well as which stars will be there.
Festival organiser FUNN has confirmed that this edition will offer young cinema enthusiasts a unique opportunity to interact with top Arab and international actors and filmmakers.
The film, whose title translates in Hindi and Nigerian pidgin as ‘Hello trouble’, tells the tale of a Nigerian woman who falls in love with an Indian investment banker living in Lagos. The young couple face a series of challenges — including their families — to be together.
Bong is the first South Korean jury president of the festival.
Indian-Nigerian restaurant owner Hamisha Daryani Ahuja gave up her long-running business to pursue her dream of making movies. Two years later, the 36-year-old will see her first feature film, the cross-cultural love story “Namaste Wahala,” debut on Valentine’s Day on Netflix.