Life and death decisions under siege: Syrian doctor on ninth anniversary of war

It’s now been nine years since the start of the war in Syria – and Syrian civilians are still dying and seeking safety as refugees. Our guest is a doctor who spent five years treating patients under the missiles and bombs of the Syrian regime and its Russian backers in Eastern Ghouta. Dr. Amani Ballour was … Read more Life and death decisions under siege: Syrian doctor on ninth anniversary of war

Generation Equality: France to co-host with Mexico a key summit in 2020

In this edition, France is gearing up for the #GenerationEquality forum to be held this year in Mexico City and Paris. We talk to the event’s secretary-general, Delphine O, on what this international gathering is hoping to achieve. Also less than a quarter of mayoral candidates standing in the French local elections are female but … Read more Generation Equality: France to co-host with Mexico a key summit in 2020

Cinema & feminism: ‘We need equality behind and in front of the camera’

The controversy over Roman Polanski winning Best Director at the César awards – the French equivalent of the Oscars – has divided French opinion and reignited the #MeToo debate. Several actresses, including Adèle Haenel, walked out of the Paris awards ceremony in disgust. Iris Brey is a French-American film and TV critic and university lecturer, specialising in … Read more Cinema & feminism: ‘We need equality behind and in front of the camera’

Does Polanski’s César award highlight a deep problem in French society?

The elite world of French cinema is divided over the 45th César Awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Oscars. A movie by the controversial and divisive Franco-Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski won three awards, including the coveted Best Director prize. This was a bitter pill to swallow for many, including feminist groups who had called … Read more Does Polanski’s César award highlight a deep problem in French society?

Demonstrators Protest Roman Polanski’s Best Director Nod at César Awards

Demonstrators swarmed the César Awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars, protesting Roman Polanski’s Best Director nod. Polanski fled the United States in 1978 after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow … Read more Demonstrators Protest Roman Polanski’s Best Director Nod at César Awards

Walkouts at ‘French Oscars’ as Roman Polanski wins best director

Roman Polanski won best director for “An Officer and a Spy” at a fractious ceremony for the French Oscars, the Cesars, that ended in walkouts and recrimination in Paris early Saturday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Walkouts at ‘French Oscars’ as Roman Polanski wins best director

French cinema’s big night overshadowed by Polanski protests

The Cesar Awards are France’s equivalent to the Oscars, but they’re mired in controversy this year. Roman Polanski’s latest film has received 12 nominations, but many feel the convicted child rapist should not be honoured for his work. There are protests outside the ceremony in Paris. Polanski and his cast and crew have chosen not to … Read more French cinema’s big night overshadowed by Polanski protests

Fearing ‘public lynching’, Polanski pulls out of France’s César awards

Under-fire filmmaker Roman Polanski has announced he is skipping Friday’s awards ceremony for the Césars, France’s equivalent of the Oscars, saying he will not submit himself to a “public lynching” over rape accusations he denies. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com … Read more Fearing ‘public lynching’, Polanski pulls out of France’s César awards

The Loose Women and EastEnders’ Lacey Turner on The Reality Of Life After Giving Birth | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA When we talk about pregnancy, we break it down into trimesters: First, second and third. But what about the forgotten fourth trimester – when the baby is here and the mother is recovering from childbirth. An advert showing the raw and honest reality of this, which was meant to air … Read more The Loose Women and EastEnders’ Lacey Turner on The Reality Of Life After Giving Birth | Loose Women

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio among A-listers signing Sandy Powell’s famous suit | ITV News

Brixton costume designer Sandy Powell has been nominated for more Oscars than any other living designer. She’s won an impressive three but now it’s an outfit she is wearing that is making all the headlines. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News … Read more Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio among A-listers signing Sandy Powell’s famous suit | ITV News

Trump mocks Oscar win for Parasite: ‘What the hell was that about?’

Donald Trump has taken a jab at the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film, Parasite, telling a campaign rally in Colorado that the US has ‘enough problems with South Korea, with trade’ and wonders if ‘we can get Gone With the Wind back’. Parasite, a dark social satire about the gap between rich … Read more Trump mocks Oscar win for Parasite: ‘What the hell was that about?’

David Spade Tried to Break the Rules at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party

Comedian David Spade was invited to the Vanity Fair Oscars party but got in a bit of trouble when he showed up 20 minutes early. Watch his FULL Stern Show interview now: https://siriusxm.us/DavidSpade20YT SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://bit.ly/2qswmZU Want to know what’s going on with Howard Stern in the future? Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1RzxGPD … Read more David Spade Tried to Break the Rules at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party

Entire French ‘Oscars’ management quits over Polanski nominations

The “collective resignation” of the management team behind the Cesars Awards has been announced just two weeks before the ceremony, following protests over elitism and nominations given to statutory rapist Roman Polanski. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/aazh 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 http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international … Read more Entire French ‘Oscars’ management quits over Polanski nominations

Coronavirus, UK reshuffle, Griveaux quits Paris race over sex video, Parasite’s historic Oscars win

Sex Video Causes Griveaux to Quit Mayoral Race France 24 summarises the day’s news, with the big events from France and the rest of the world: For some, the vacation from hell is over. Cambodian leader Hun Sen welcoming passengers from the M-S Westerdam that set sail from Singapore on January 16th. The Coronavirus outbreak … Read more Coronavirus, UK reshuffle, Griveaux quits Paris race over sex video, Parasite’s historic Oscars win