Saturday, January 19, 2019

Sean Penn in Istanbul to film Khashoggi documentary

American actor Sean Penn was in Istanbul yesterday to film a documentary about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate,...

Director Gray lambasts ‘imbecile’ Trump at Marrakech film fest

US director James Gray, chairman of this year's Marrakech film festival, on Monday lambasted his country's President Donald Trump as an "imbecile" and source...

Iraq’s Mohamed Al-Daradji battles inner demons through film

The Iraq War may have ended in 2011, but for filmmaker Mohamed Al-Daradji, the conflict that tore his country apart remains very much part...

Varda receives Honorary Award at Morocco festival

French film director Agnes Varda reacts as she receives a Honorary Award during the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival on Sunday. US director Martin...

Kites, dancing penguins and magic: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Flying through the clouds with a black parrot umbrella and holding her signature carpet bag, whimsical British nanny Mary Poppins made her "practically perfect"...

Qatari female ‘pioneers’ bask in filmmaking spotlight

As Qatari filmmakers gathered on the red carpet at Doha's Ajyal Film Festival one thing stood out-the majority of local directors are women. "I...

Chopra, Jonas married in traditional Hindu ceremony

US singer Nick Jonas and "Quantico" actor Priyanka Chopra married in a traditional Hindu ceremony yesterday, the culmination of a three-day long wedding celebration...

De Niro gets tribute award at Marrakech film festival

US actor Robert De Niro on Saturday received a tribute award at the Marrakech film festival from the hands of his old friend, director...

‘The Rain’ and the politics of black and white

KANA Kuwait presents its third drama based on Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’   It came with a flash of lightning and a clap of thunder. 'The Rain', the...

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie reach child custody agreement

Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reached an amicable agreement on the custody of their six children, avoiding a potentially messy public...

Egyptian film star charged with ‘inciting immorality’ for wearing see-through dress

An Egyptian film star faces trial next month promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram...

Chopra, Jonas marry in Indian royal palace -People magazine

"Quantico" actor and Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra married U.S singer Nick Jonas yesterday in a Christian ceremony attended by close family and friends at...

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