Latest in Cinema Highlight
Latest in Cinema
Year-long programme made possible with generous support, strategic partnership of Harnisch Foundation, Warner Bros Pictures
14,259 works were submitted this edition
Event will screen 223 films from 78 countries, including 48 premieres
From Warner Bros Pictures, Live Nation Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures, film also stars Andrew Dice Clay, with Dave Chappelle
Two men will be confronted with racism, danger, comforted by generosity, kindness, their own unique senses of humour
Event runs from January 3 till 14
Film previously won Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival
After the 29th edition of Stockholm International Film Festival (SIFF) wrapped last week, the Audience Award 2018 went to Capernaum by Nadine Labaki. The film was also awarded the Aluminum Horse for Best Script and was one of the most watched films during this year’s festival. Each year, the SIFF invites festival goers to select the winner …
The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) voted at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for its 2018 awards winners. The awards will be handed out during the annual ceremony on 7 January 2019 at Tao Downtown. Roma took home the prizes for Best Film and Best Cinematography, with Alfonso Cuarón also winning for Best …
Film was screened at the Cairo International Film Festival
Pawlikowski’s film about long-running love story in Soviet-era Poland won best film, best actress awards
Dirty God is a compelling portrait of a young mother named Jade (a powerful debut role for actress Vicky Knight), and deals with themes of courage, self-acceptance and motherhood in contemporary London.
French actress and Oscar winner Juliette Binoche was named president of the international jury of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). Berlinale Director, Dieter Kosslick, said “I am very pleased that Juliette is 2019 jury president. The festival is especially connected to her and I am delighted that they are now coming back in …
L’Etoile d’or of Marrakech awarded to Austrian filmmaker Sudabeh Mortezai’s Joy
Film screened during International Panorama section at CIFF
Documentary directed by Mona Assaad
Filmmaking not only about money-making: Danish director during CIFF
FIAF enjoys 80th anniversary in special ceremony, verifies core mission, honours Thai Palme d’Or winner
Films: a mirror to changing society; how auteurs navigate through maze of restrictions within society
Film narrates famous Russian ballet dancer Nureyev who defected to West at height of Cold War
People have chance to see films streamed online, but miss chance to discuss film, see director
CFC launched in 2010 in 34th edition of CIFF, proved to be much-needed platform for Arab cinema
Other regional film festivals cancelled, CIFF maintains target to support Arab independent filmmakers, says Hefzy
While social media whirled topsy-turvy upside over dress, some expressed indifference
CIFF’s 40th edition new Best Arab film award to be selected by jury led by German critic Klaus Eder
Event named researcher, Moheb Gameel, to prepare book on festival’s history in previous editions
CIFF Fatenn Hamama Honourary award goes to…
The film takes place against the backdrop of East London, where Leon (Marcus Rutherford) is a 19-year-old boy with an alcoholic mother. Chelsea is going through two fights.
The makeup artist in the film successfully played a great role, in drawing a picture of the female protagonist’s wide forehead and nose, visible body hair, prominent teeth, things that characterised her as a ‘weird’ person, if compared with ‘mainstream’ looks of other human beings.
Comedy is present in the film especially in the interactions of the cops and the KKK, which is a product of the excellent acting performance.