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‘Ferryman’ wins Best Picture at New Hope

NEW HOPE, PA – “The Ferryman,” a British production about an attractive but reckless young woman who runs an underground club while her military boyfriend tries to intervene, won Best Picture at the 2022 New Hope Film Festival. “This year’s festival combined physical and virtual events for the second year in a row,” said New […]

ROCHESTER FRINGE STARTS 11TH ANNUAL 12-D...

ROCHESTER, NY, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Rochester Fringe Festival starts today, tuesday september 13through Saturday September 24. The 11th annual festival offers more than 500 performances – with 130 free events – including comedy, dance, theatre, music, spoken word, visual arts, film and children’s entertainment. Shows take place in 34 venues in and […]

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi wins the ...

The film is also set to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and the New York Film Festival. Imprisoned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has won a Special Jury Prize at the 79th Venice International Film Festival for his film no bear, in which he plays the protagonist. Panahi, who won the top prize, the Golden […]

Jack Nicholson once turned to comedy mov...

Actor Jack Nicholson was once known for making a variety of movies in his heyday. But there came a time when the Hollywood icon leaned more towards comedy films than other genres. It was a deliberate choice made by Nicholson, who was reluctant to do drama after a while. Jack Nicholson once shared that he […]

Imprisoned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panah...

Panahi and two other filmmakers were jailed in July in Iran’s latest crackdown on civil society The Venice Film Festival left a symbolic void for Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi on Friday as his latest film had its world premiere as he languished behind bars in Tehran. Panahi, who has won numerous international awards, was jailed […]

REVIEW: Venice Film Festival’s ‘Don’t Wo

DUBAI: “In art histories, the Global South has been underrepresented. And in this framework, the Arab world has been under-represented. And in texts dealing with the greater Middle East, the Gulf has been marginalized. We wanted to reclaim ownership of this space somehow. Dr. Aisha Stoby talks about “Khaleej Modern,” an exhibition she curated that […]

Kenney to Host Annual Festival | Decatu...

Before Woodstock and Coachella, the earliest recorded festivals date back to ancient Greece. The Greeks honored the gods by holding competitions in drama, poetry, music, and athletics. To honor Dionysus, the god of wine and ecstasy, the Greeks held the festival of Dionysus, which consisted of performances of tragedy and comedy. Well-known Greek playwrights, such […]

Imprisoned Iranian filmmakers address th...

Panahi’s latest film, “No Bears”, premiered at the Venice Film Festival and will also screen at the Toronto International Film Festival. Iranian directors Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof, both currently in Iranian government custody, sent a letter to the Venice International Film Festival, which was read by festival director Alberto Barbara at the start of […]

Iranian Narges Abyar in the jury of the ...

TEHRAN — The Kazan International Muslim Film Festival has chosen Iranian director Narges Abyar for its jury. Abyar, director of the acclaimed Iranian dramas “Track 143” and “When the Moon Was Full”, has been honored by several international festivals and cultural centers. Earlier in March, she received the Director Achievement Award at the 2022 International […]

Art for the Recovery Community Fourth An...

The description The Utah Society for Addiction Medicine and the Utah Department of Health and Human Services are excited to present this summer’s Art for the Recovery Community Festival! Join us on August 20 at the Sugar Space Arts Warehouse in downtown Salt Lake City (132 W 800 S) for our fourth annual festival celebrating […]

Timothée Chalamet rocks the Venice Film

Film star Timothée Chalamet walked the Venice Film Festival red carpet on Friday for the premiere of his new film bones and all. To the cheers of her fans, Chalamet walked the red carpet in an all-red Haider Ackermann halter top and a pair of matching skinny pants. Chalamet, who likes to dress up for […]