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True Colors Film Festival: A Feast of Firsts & Award-Winning Short Films & Dialogues All Free to Stream Globally

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) returns from today offering audiences around the world free streaming of 20 short films and 4 Dialogues. Presented by T...

A Feast of Firsts & Award-Winning Features, Short Films & Dialogues From 12 Countries All Free to Stream: True Colors Film Festival

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) returns from today offering audiences across Asia free streaming of 10 Features, 20 short films and 4 Dialogues. Pre...

Ex-child actor in ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ shot, killed

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jonshel Alexander, a onetime child actor who played a supporting role in the 2012 Oscar-nominated film “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” was killed in a weekend shooting in her native ...

Review: A Neapolitan rhapsody in 'The Hand of God'

Paolo Sorrentino's films can be overwrought, grotesque and uneven but they are rarely not alive. His latest, “The Hand of God,” is a catalog of wonders — of miracles both banal and ...

'The Lost Daughter' wins big at 31st Gotham Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal's Elena Ferrante adaptation “The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film cel...

Trial set to start on charges Smollett faked racist attack

CHICAGO (AP) — A popular actor steps out onto the street and is brutally reminded that, despite his fame and wealth, places still exist where the color of his skin and sexual orientation put him in da...

Stars shine on Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards red carpet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards on Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall had a rocking red carpet despite the pouring rain outside. Bai Ling (白靈) participated la...

Taiwan's Mark Lee Ping-bing to succeed Ang Lee on Golden Horse committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple award-winning cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (李屏賓) will succeed Academy Award laureate Ang Lee (李安) as head of the Golden Horse Film Awards Executive Committe...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

Afghanistan: What Taliban's new media rules mean for female actors

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers unveiled a new set of restrictions on Afghan media Sunday, banning television channels from showing dramas and soap operas featuring women actors. The Ministry for ...

Reports: Oscar-winning Japanese costume designer Wada dies

TOKYO (AP) — Emi Wada, the Japanese costume designer who won an Oscar for her work in Akira Kurosawa’s “Ran,” has died, Japanese media reports said Sunday. She was 84. Wada died Nov....

US-based director Chen Po-yu visualizes Taiwan’s diaspora

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the 3rd Taiwan Biennial Film Festival in Los Angeles, emerging Taiwanese director Chen Po-yu (陳柏宇) screened his short film “Paint Again,” bringing the d...

Greek anti-vaxxers insult masked film festival attendees

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greece’s premier film festival took an unexpected turn Sunday night when anti-vaxxers showed up outside the theater where the awards ceremony was about to begin and shouted...

French film wins top prize at Greece's top film festival

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The French movie “Petite Nature” (Softie), the story of a sensitive, gifted 10-year-old boy growing up in a rough neighborhood and taken under the wing of a new teacher, wo...

Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had a bear of a year. It began Jan. 1, the first day of famous zookeeper Jack Hanna's retirement after 42 years as the beloved cel...