Pardoned Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia

PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian official says an Australian filmmaker is awaiting deportation after receiving a royal pardon following his conviction on spying charges for flying a drone over ...

Jane Fonda, her life and men star in a revealing documentary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a new documentary, Jane Fonda opens up about her life as an actress, activist, and a woman in search of identity. The HBO film is divided into five chapters, th...

Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia has pardoned Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced last month to six years in jail on an espionage charge in a trial that was widely criticized a...

Cambodia grants pardon to Australian filmmaker sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment on espionage charge

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia grants pardon to Australian filmmaker sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment on espionage charge.

Quincy Jones at 85: 'I'm too old to be full of it'

TORONTO (AP) — Quincy Jones holds out his hands. Like Jones, an easy raconteur, they tell stories. There's a small scar from when he, as a youngster in 1930s Chicago, accidently wand...

At Toronto Film Festival, 'popular' was a relative term

TORONTO (AP) — For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the "best popular movie" category by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences barely registered...

Jacobs keeps guests waiting, then delivers on the glamour

NEW YORK (AP) — In recent years, Marc Jacobs has become known for starting his runway show — which traditionally closes out Fashion Week — with military precision at 6 p.m., no matter who's running la...

Alfonso Cuaron on building 'Roma' on childhood memories

TORONTO (AP) — Alfonso Cuaron's last movie, the dazzling space thriller "Gravity," won seven Oscars and grossed more than $720 million worldwide. His new movie, "Roma," is based on his childhood memor...

'The Hate U Give' puts Black Lives Matter on the screen

TORONTO (AP) — The short story that begat Angie Thomas' breakthrough young adult novel "The Hate U Give" was inspired by the shooting of Oscar Grant III, the Oakland, Calif., African-American 22-year-...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 16-22

Sept. 16: Actress-singer Janis Paige ("Please Don't Eat The Daisies") is 96. Actor George Chakiris ("West Side Story") is 86. Singer Betty Kelley of Martha and the Vandellas is 74. Drummer Kenney Jone...

Barry Jenkins premieres 'Beale Street' to tears and applause

TORONTO (AP) — Of the many who were moved by Barry Jenkins' James Baldwin adaptation "If Beale Street Could Talk," none was more shaken than the actor Brian Tyree Henry. "Get it together, Brian," he t...

Lawyer: Hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker's health in danger

MOSCOW (AP) — The lawyer for an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on a hunger strike for 120 days says his health has suffered irreversible damage. Oleg Sentsov, an opponen...

Activists stage protest for filmmaker detained in Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Human rights activists have held a silent protest in support of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike in a Russian prison, at a major international conference in P...

Q&A: Steve McQueen on his '12 Years' follow-up, 'Widows'

TORONTO (AP) — Lynda La Plante's 1980s British crime series "Widows" had a curious hold of filmmaker Steve McQueen as a 13-year-old boy. The show was about a group of women who, afte...

Women rally for gender equality at Toronto Film Festival

TORONTO (AP) — Women filmmakers, activists and actors congregated outside the hub of the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday in a series of impassioned speeches on gender inequality in the...