Jordan will be publicly recognised at the famous Academy Awards ceremony with « Theeb » Organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the 88th Oscars ceremony will be held on February 28th.
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Appointed last November, the new Romanian Minister of Culture, Vlad Alexandrescu, announced a series of measures for his country’s film industry in January.
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Bachir Derrais, director of the feature film “Ben M’Hidi” told an interviewer for the Algerian newspaper L’Expression “either I make it the way films should be made or I stop!”
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On December 5th the Palace of Culture in Abidjan hosted the 3rd Francophone Film Award ceremony, rewarding the best films from the 80 member countries of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie. North African countries took three awards, including Best Drama Film for Abderrahmane Sissako‘s Franco-Mauritanian production “Timbuktu”. Tunisian Kaouther Ben Hania won the Best …
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Several Romanian cinemas are threatened with closure after a new earthquake construction law was passed by Klaus Iohannis’ government on November 17th. Under this law, public meetings are forbidden in buildings which were not built to withstand earthquakes. Several cultural establishments are concerned, including cinemas in the heart of Bucharest – for example Cinema Pro, …
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According to El País, the government has opened an investigation after discovering that several production and distribution companies have falsified ticket sales for certain films to obtain subsidies. Spanish-made films which sell 60,000 tickets (or foreign language films attracting at least 30,000 spectators) are eligible for a grant from the Ministry of Culture – up …
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On December 1st Italian director Michele Placido (“Romanzo criminale”, “Angel of Evil”) began shooting his twelfth film, “7 minuti”. The story is about 11 textile workers who have the difficult task of representing 200 colleagues at a crucial union meeting. They are only allowed to talk for 7 minutes to defend all the workers, threatened …
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