Venice Film Festival to Return in September With Social Distancing, Reduced Lineup

The show will go on for the Venice Film Festival in September, but with a few modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers said Tuesday (7 JULY 2020) that they are pushing forward with plans for its 77th installment, which will include a slightly reduced number of films in the main competition as well as … Read more Venice Film Festival to Return in September With Social Distancing, Reduced Lineup

All of the Behind the Scenes Gossip from the Oscar’s Tea Party | Good Morning Britain

Hollywood extraordinaire Ross King is giving us a unique insight into the world of showbiz with his vault of celeb interviews! Next up is a throwback to the Oscars tea party, the biggest showbiz bash of the year! Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Broadcast on 17/07/2020 Like, follow and subscribe to Good Morning Britain! The … Read more All of the Behind the Scenes Gossip from the Oscar’s Tea Party | Good Morning Britain

French César awards announce changes in response to Polanski #MeToo brouhaha

The French equivalent of the Oscars announced changes to ensure gender equality on Thursday, five months after its entire board resigned amid accusations of sexism and calls for far-reaching-reform. 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 YouTube channel: … Read more French César awards announce changes in response to Polanski #MeToo brouhaha

Joel McHale On ‘The Soup’ & Jokes Kardashians Got Him Three Oscars | PeopleTV | Entertainment Weekly

Joel McHale shares how then president of E!, Ted Harbert, encouraged ‘The Soup’ to joke about the network, what happened to one cut joke, and more! Subscribe to EW ►► http://bit.ly/EWSubscribe PeopleTV is the free streaming network from People and Entertainment Weekly. Watch unlimited full-length episodes on streaming devices, mobile and the web at https://people.com/peopletv/ … Read more Joel McHale On ‘The Soup’ & Jokes Kardashians Got Him Three Oscars | PeopleTV | Entertainment Weekly

2021 Oscars delayed by two months

Next year’s Oscars will be postponed by two months, in another hit to the battered film industry. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters … Read more 2021 Oscars delayed by two months

Oscars introducing diversity criteria for films

The organization that hands out the Academy Awards said it will form a group to develop diversity and inclusion guidelines that filmmakers will have to meet in order for their work to be eligible for Oscars. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Oscars introducing diversity criteria for films

Gone with the Wind removed from HBO Max

The American Civil War epic, Gone with the Wind, has been removed from the streaming platform HBO Max, as protests against racism force entertainment companies to reassess their offerings. The film was made in 1939 and won multiple Oscars, including Hattie McDaniel’s, the first awarded to an African American, But it has been criticised for … Read more Gone with the Wind removed from HBO Max

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