2020 GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: Full List of Winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 57th Golden Horse Awards Ceremony started 7 p.m. with the red carpet arrivals beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Best Narrative ...

Hursan Hassen's story is a Uighur tragedy

Millions of civil servants, writers and teachers were fired. Elites and artists were attacked, many intellectuals were labeled "counter-revolutionaries," beaten or killed; others were sent t...

AXA Insurance Launches #BetterMe by AXA, a Customisable and Holistic Employee Benefits Programme for a Healthier and More Productive Workforce

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 15 October 2020 - AXA Insurance has launched #BetterMe by AXA, an employee benefits offering designed to empower employers to meet the diverse needs of their multi-generat...

Armani, Ferragamo premier short films for Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — To show or not to show: Each Milan fashion house had to make a difficult decision how to reach the fashion public this season under the safety constraints imposed by the coronavirus. ...

Prada-Simons dialogue launches in virtual Milan preview

Milan designers skirted the line between the virtual and the physical Thursday, taking lessons learned in lockdown to create new collections that are relevant in a reshaped world. T...

Famed French actor Michael Lonsdale dies at 89

PARIS (AP) — Michael Lonsdale, a giant of the silver screen and theater in France who worked with some of the world’s top directors in an acting career that spanned 60 years, died on Monday, his agent...

Phone flip: New Quibi series 'Wireless' empowers the viewer

NEW YORK (AP) — Most directors insist on having final edit approval of their films. Not the creators of “Wireless.” The series on the mobile-platform Quibi employs an ingenious way t...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt launches another new project for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt launched a new project for Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 12). After sharing a co-produced short film “Lost in Taiwan” on Friday (Sept. 11),...

Taiwan films to screen at SeaShorts Film Festival for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Taiwanese films have been selected for the fourth annual Southeast Asian Short (SeaShorts) Film Festival, becoming the country's first productions to earn such r...

US star Joseph Gordon-Levitt releases 'Lost in Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt shared a co-produced short film titled 'Lost in Taiwan' on Friday (Sept. 11). Having appeared in films such as "500 Day...

From Venice, a plea to reopen movie theaters shut by virus

VENICE (AP) — Spanish director Pedro Almodovar has joined a chorus of voices at the Venice Film Festival urging the reopening of movie theaters after coronavirus lockdowns, saying films are meant to b...

Top stars at Venice Film Fest praise gender-neutral prizes

VENICE (AP) — Two stars at the Venice Film Festival, Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton, have praised the decision by the Berlin festival to award gender-neutral prizes, with Swinton ...

Venice reclaims spotlight as 1st COVID-era film fest opens

ROME (AP) — Venice is reclaiming its place as a top cultural destination with the opening of the Venice Film Festival — the first major in-person cinema showcase of the coronavirus era after Cannes ca...

AP Exclusive: Cindy McCain video on Joe Biden to air at DNC

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Cindy McCain is going to bat for Joe Biden, lending her voice to a video set to air during Tuesday night’s Democratic National Convention programming focused on Biden’s close f...

Apple drops Fortnite from App Store over direct payment plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has dropped the hugely popular “Fortnite" game from its App Store after the game's developer introduced a direct payment plan that bypasses Apple's platform. Ap...