Back to the Box Office: France’s cinemas set to reopen

It’s been an unprecedented hiatus: French film fans will have gone three months without setting foot in a cinema. Now, the government has given movie theatres the green light to open their doors again on June 22. Our film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about what she thinks this might involve in terms of logistics. … Read more Back to the Box Office: France’s cinemas set to reopen

Prada VR Fondazione Prada Milano

The content is accessible using the most popular VR headsets. and cardboard via mobile only. For the last two decades, Fondazione Prada’s activities have analyzed intentions and relevance through an evolution of projects. These have included ‘Utopian’ monographic artist commissions, contemporary philosophy conferences, research exhibitions and initiatives related to the field of cinema. With the … Read more Prada VR Fondazione Prada Milano

Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Egypt’s cinema was prolific from the 1940s to the 1960s, a time when the stars of the silver screen captivated a generation of movie-goers. But the films’ soundtracks were just as much a part of the appeal of these Arab cinema classics, and the man behind the vibrant rhythms of more than 350 movies was … Read more Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Film show: Hollywood searches for alternative glam red carpet options amid Covid-19

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news, including coronavirus-safe red carpets, how to get the real cinema experience in your own home and the online retrospective of American independent filmmaker Mark Rappaport from the Munich Film Museum. She also gives us the week’s film picks, including Romanian director Anca … Read more Film show: Hollywood searches for alternative glam red carpet options amid Covid-19

France’s cultural industry eager to bounce back after lockdown

In France, the month of May is usually synonymous with the Cannes Film Festival. But this year, the world’s biggest movie extravaganza did not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s cinema, theatre or music, all branches of France’s prized cultural sector have taken a hit from the lockdown and it’s unclear when things … Read more France’s cultural industry eager to bounce back after lockdown

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge play virtual bingo with care home residents and workers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spoken to care workers from across the UK to hear about their experiences of providing care during the coronavirus outbreak and to thank them for their tireless efforts to continue to look after the most vulnerable in our society. Their Royal Highnesses joined residents from the Shire Hall … Read more Duke and Duchess of Cambridge play virtual bingo with care home residents and workers

ROGER WATERS: Us + Them Concert Film – OFFICIAL TRAILER

ROGER WATERS: “Us + Them” Concert Film – OFFICIAL TRAILER BUY ON DIGITAL OR GET IT ON DEMAND JUNE 16 Roger Waters, co-founder, creative force and songwriter behind Pink Floyd, presents his highly anticipated film, Us + Them, featuring state-of- the-art visual production and breath-taking sound in this unmissable cinema event. Filmed in Amsterdam on … Read more ROGER WATERS: Us + Them Concert Film – OFFICIAL TRAILER

Cannes festival cancellation worsens local economy’s situation amid Covid-19 pandemic

France’s world-famous Cannes film festival has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the most anticipated cinema meetings of the year, known for its pomp and glam, should have started, with its cancellation having a huge impact on the surrounding cities’ economies. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Cannes festival cancellation worsens local economy’s situation amid Covid-19 pandemic

Alert level 2: Retail open from Thursday, schools on 18, bars on May 21 | nzherald.co.nz

Retail, malls, cafes, restaurants, cinema and other public spaces can reopen this Thursday. Schools will reopen on May 18 and bars on May 21. Full story: https://bit.ly/35ONQS4 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Wi6mbv

Miraim Margolyes discusses coronavirus and what it means to be Australian | 7.30

Miriam Margolyes has a list of credits longer than your arm and has worked with some of cinema’s greats. She’s also an Australian citizen and that’s behind her latest project. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go … Read more Miraim Margolyes discusses coronavirus and what it means to be Australian | 7.30

Film show: How is Covid-19 impacting the French cinema industry?

With 6,000 cinemas closed, 200 film shoots stopped in March, more than €150 million already lost and more than half of the population signed up to a streaming service, film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the effect of the coronavirus on the French film industry. They also talk about the revival of … Read more Film show: How is Covid-19 impacting the French cinema industry?

Iranians enjoy screenings at drive-in cinema while social distancing | ABC News

Film fans in Tehran enjoyed screenings at a drive-in cinema after theaters across Iran have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing rules apply, with only two people allowed per car, and cars are disinfected at the entrance. https://abcn.ws/2SzMBRr SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews … Read more Iranians enjoy screenings at drive-in cinema while social distancing | ABC News

Desperate to break routine? | Drive-in cinema entertains Iranians amid COVID-19

Tehran residents who are desperate to break the routine of self-imposed quarantine are turning to the big screen for entertainment – at a drive-in cinema. A parking lot underneath Tehran’s iconic Milad tower has been turned into an outdoor movie theatre. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Desperate to break routine? | Drive-in cinema entertains Iranians amid COVID-19

AMC Theaters Drop Universal Films as ‘Trolls’ Fight Explodes

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc., the largest U.S. cinema chain and a subsidiary of Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda Group Co., will no longer show movies from Universal Pictures, arguing that the studio is “breaking the business model” that has sustained the companies for decades. In an open letter to Universal Studios Chairman Donna Langley, … Read more AMC Theaters Drop Universal Films as ‘Trolls’ Fight Explodes

French city of Lyon launches fashion film festival

Over the last decade, fashion films have become a cinematographic sub-category in their own right. The genre raises important questions which are now being studied at art schools: are fashion films just a new form of advertising or standalone works of art? Are they the logical extension of a brand’s marketing strategy or social commentary? As the birthplace of … Read more French city of Lyon launches fashion film festival