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The Nightingale

Race for Oscars: China submits The Nightingale for foreign language Oscars

In what clearly comes as a surprise, China has submitted The Nightingale- the second ever official French-Chinese co-production- for the foreign language Oscars. The Nightingale, which stars Li Baotian, Yang Xinyi, Li Xiaoran and Qin Hao, is a Chinese take on Muyl's last feature, The Butterfly (Le Papillon).
Peter Webber

Peter Webber to head MFF’s international jury

The maker of films like Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003), and Hannibal Rising (2007), Webber, will be heading the International Competition For The First Feature Films of Directors, which aims at attracting fresh talent to the festival.
Labour of Love

Bengali movie, Labour of Love to show at Abu Dhabi Film Fest

Bengali movie, Labour of Love, which premiered at Venice earlier this month, will be showcased at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, beginning on October 23. The movie by Aditya Vikram Sengupta, will be part of Abu Dhabi’s New Horizons, a section which showed Anup Singh’s Qissa last year.
Manhattan Short Film Festival

In a fillip to short films, MSFF back in India

As international short film festival returns to India for the fifth time; we take a look at what's in store this year. The festival will showcase works from India, Mexico, France, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and Norway.
Liar's Dice poster

My short film helped me make Liar's Dice: Geethu Mohandas

Actor-filmmaker Geethu Mohandas says it was her short film Are You Listening that paved the way for her debut feature film Liar's Dice, which is India's official Oscar pick for the best foreign language film category.
Khaled Saleh

Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh dies

Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh died on Thursday, aged 50, after an open heart surgery in Aswan, a city in the south of Egypt. He breathed his last at the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation in Aswan.
Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent, Winter Sleep in Oscars race

The biopic on the renowned French fashion designer Saint Laurent from France is the latest to hit the list. Directed by Bertrand Bonello, the film stars French actor Gaspard Ulliel as the legendary designer.
Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield’s 99 Homes to release worldwide in 2015

Ashok Amritraj has decided to shift the release date of his recession drama 99 Homes, starring Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield to June 2015. The shift in dates was because there are already big releases lined-up for this year, he added.
Andrew Garfield

Panaji will be IFFI's permanent home, no doubts anymore

Panaji will now be the permanent venue of the International Film Festival of India. The uncertainty over the location since 2004, was finally over with the signing of a MoU on September 17 between the state government and the Information and Broadcasting ministry.

In a first ever, Abu Dhabi Fest to open with Emirati film From A To B

The eighth edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival will open on October 23 with Ali Mustafa's From A To B. This is the first time in the history of the festival that an Emirati work will set one of biggest movie events in the UAE rolling.

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