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Rizkallah was laid to rest on Friday in the presence of his family, co-workers, and students. A funeral will be held on Monday.
More than 500 filmmakers were in attendance this year to support their films with over 800 press and industry delegates and 270 youth delegates also present.
The juries announced the winners at the ceremony that closed the festival’s industry programme in Little Versailles in Karlovy Vary tonight and the winners of the Czech round of Nespresso Talents were announced as well.
The award is endowed with a 10,000 Swiss franc cash prize. Previously presented within the framework of the Solothurn Film Festival, the prestigious Prix Pathé will now be hosted by the ZFF.
The IFFR will announce the details of the application process for a new festival director in the coming weeks
Famed for opulent film, opera productions, Zeffirelli led storied life, often courted controversy
Acknowledgement to great director will be presented during festival’s 76th edition
A Hidden Life follows the real-life story of Austrian farmer Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl) who refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II
Festival also announced other features of its programme for this year
South Korean director dives deep into widening gulf between rich, poor with his enthralling film “Parasite”
Also, the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) awarded the film their top prize International Critics’ Trophy.
Screen International’s ‘Arab Stars of Tomorrow’ was launched with the mandate to celebrate Arab talent and highlight the hottest up-and-coming actors, writers, directors, and filmmakers who are primed to make their mark in the international industry in the years to come.
Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian, Jessica Kiang to select winner of this year’s Toronto Platform prize
French actor is European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in 1960s
Film directed by Egyptian filmmaker Nada Riyadh
Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who heads jury, to pick Palme d’Or winner
Since last year, the Festival de Cannes has ended on a Saturday and no longer on a Sunday. As the last night has retrieved the warmest colours of the party and celebration, the last film screened will be a beautiful end to an Official Selection launched eleven days earlier.
During the 1950s and 60s, Audrey Hepburn was a screen goddess. She would have turned 90 on May 4.
Accompanied by a jury of industry professionals, he will award the prize among one of the 22 first works presented by the Official Selection, the Directors’ Fortnight, and the Semaine de la Critique.
Egyptian veteran female artist, Mohsena Tawfik, passed away on Monday at the age of 79, leaving behind a legacy of drama shows, and millions of loving fans and loyal followers. Tawfik, known for her roles as a dedicated mother and the girl next door when she was at younger, captured peoples’ hearts from the very …
Most famous for portraying beloved 200-year-old Wookie Chewbacca
Chaired by Lebanese director and actress Nadine Labaki, the jury of three women and two men will reveal its prize-winners on 24 May, during the Un Certain Regard closing ceremony. The first is Marina Foïs, who began her acting career on stage, first by herself and then with the “Robin des Bois” troupe. After Dominique …
This year’s jury chaired by Claire Denis
American filmmaker returns to French festival after 25 years
Following the announcement of the Official Selection of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, the festival revealed its short films in competition and the Cinéfondation selection 2019. Presided by Claire Denis, the Cinéfondation and short films jury will award the three prizes of the Cinéfondation on Thursday 23rd May. The Short Film Palme d’Or will be …
At this year’s festival, the KVIFF President’s award will go to cinematographer Vladimír Smutný
The 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) is honouring iconic Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine (1926-2008) with a large retrospective of 11 remastered films consisting of early lesser-known works as well as established classics. All the movies in the programme – the biggest of its kind to be featured at any international film fest – …
Tierra Adentro by Mauro Colombo won early this week the Yellow Robin award at the 8th edition of Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR), while the Caribbean Shorts award went to The Girl with Two Heads by Betzabé García. The IFFR’s sister festival in Curaçao gives the filmmaking talent of the Caribbean region an international …
The Cannes Film Festival is preparing to welcome film professionals from all over the world to its Marché du Film. The world’s leading film market and also the oldest, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019. Created at the 1959 Cannes, the Marché du Film is now the indispensable venue for negotiations about most productions distributed …
French film legend Agnes Varda, who died last month aged 90, will be the star of this year’s Cannes Film Festival poster unveiled on Monday, perched on the back of one of her technicians. The ever-playful director was pictured standing on the back of one of her crouching male crew to get a shot for …