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April 20, 2018 4:43 AM ‘Love Gilda’ opens New York’s Tribeca Film Festival (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, April 20 — The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York kicked off on Wednesday with the premiere of Love, Gilda, a documentary about late comedian Gilda Radner. For long time friend and comedian Billy Crystal, the night was bittersweet. “Knowing her back in the beginning of Saturday Night Live. My feelings for her as an entertainer and a comedian 10

April 16, 2018 3:49 PM Beijing rolls out red carpet for film festival (VIDEO)

BEIJING, April 16 — The eighth annual Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off in China’s capital yesterday with an opening ceremony that drew both domestic and international stars and filmmakers. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz was among the festival's attendees. — Reuters picAmerican actress Chloe Grace Moretz graced the red carpet, appearing 8

April 15, 2018 11:02 PM Cannes invite shows Iran cinema still alive, says Panahi

Iranian film director Jafar Panahi responds to his invitation to the Cannes Film Festival, calling it a sign that Iranian independent cinema is still alive. — AFP picTEHRAN, April 16 — Iran's banned film director Jafar Panahi responded yesterday to his invitation to the Cannes Film Festival, calling it a sign that Iranian independent cinema is still 7

April 15, 2018 1:26 PM Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

ROME: Italian filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival winner Vittorio Taviani has died aged 88, according to media reports on Sunday citing family sources. Taviani and his brother Paolo formed one of Italian cinema's most famous duos and together they made more than 15 films. One of their best-known was the gritty biopic Padre Padrone, set in Sardinia, which 13

April 15, 2018 11:01 AM Revellers usher in Songkran with water pistols, buckets of water

PETALING JAYA: Shrieks of laughter filled the air at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple here as revellers gathered to celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year, yesterday morning. Hundreds turned up at the Buddhist temple located near Jalan Gasing here to celebrate the festival. Armed with water pistols, buckets of water and assorted water dispersal equipment 10

April 12, 2018 12:14 AM Netflix to pull all movies from Cannes film festival

An illustration photo shows the logo of Netflix the American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media in Paris September 15, 2014. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, April 12 — Netflix Inc said on yesterday it was totally pulling out of the Cannes Film Festival next month after organisers banned the streaming platform's films from competition for its refusal 6

April 7, 2018 12:38 PM Nizam Titingan blasts Opposition for claiming BN did not develop Sabah

TAWAU, April 7 — Tawau Umno division vice-chairman, Datuk Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan today lashed out at opposition leaders who claimed that the Barisan Nasional (BN) has not developed Sabah. Nizam, who is also the chief political secretary to the Sabah Chief Minister, said the opposition only wanted to win the people’s sympathy ahead of the 14th General 9

April 6, 2018 3:17 PM It’s official: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ will be shown at Cannes

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ will be shown as part of the ‘Out of Competition’ selection of the Cannes Film Festival before its official release on May 25. — Picture courtesy of Walt Disney via AFPCANNES, April 6 — The organisers of the Cannes Film Festival have confirmed that the next Star Wars spin-off has been included in the “Out of Competition Selection 10

April 6, 2018 2:34 AM Banking on Qingming offerings

THE tradition of burning paper replicas during Qingming Festival by the Chinese community to offer their ancestors worldly goods in the afterlife dates back thousands of years. Over time, the offerings have changed from paper clothes to more modern gifts such as paper mobile phones and tablets. These raised the question on the availability of the Internet 8

April 6, 2018 1:34 AM Japan animation giant Takahata dies at 82

TOKYO: Oscar-nominated Japanese anime director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the Studio Ghibli and was best known for his work "Grave of the Fireflies", has died aged 82, the studio said on Friday. "(His death) is true, but we can't comment further as we are trying to confirm some facts around it," a Studio Ghibli spokeswoman told AFP. Citing unnamed 14