Film festivals

July 25, 2018 - 9:32 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — "Sunset," the new film from Oscar-winning Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes, will have its debut at the Venice Film Festival starting Aug. 28. "Sunset" takes place in Hungary's capital just before World War I. The film tells the story of Irisz Leiter, a young woman orphaned...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 file photo, Actress Vanessa Redgrave poses for photographers upon arrival at the British Independent Film Awards in London. British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Each year, the Venice Biennale awards two prizes to celebrate careers in cinema, one to a movie director and one to an actor or actress; along with Redgrave, Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg will receive the prize. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
July 24, 2018 - 1:36 pm
ROME (AP) — British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this year's Venice Film Festival. Each year, the Venice Biennale awards two prizes to celebrate careers in cinema, one to a movie director and one to an actor or actress. Together with Redgrave,...
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This image released by A24 shows Timothee Chalamet in a scene from "Hot Summer Nights." (A24 via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 10:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Films starring Timothee Chalamet and Hugh Jackman as well as Bradley Cooper's directorial debut "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga are among the selections announced Tuesday for this year's Toronto International Film Festival. "Beautiful Boy" stars Chalamet and Steve Carell and will...
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Police investigate a car at the scene of a shooting in Toronto, on Monday, July 23, 2018. Police were trying Monday to determine what prompted a man to go on a shooting rampage in a popular Toronto neighborhood on Sunday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 10:23 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The family of the suspect in the deadly Toronto mass shooting says he suffered from severe mental health problems, but relatives "could never imagine that this would be his devastating and destructive end."...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, people walk past a festival box office during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. An economic impact study released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
July 17, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year, according to an economic impact study released on Tuesday. Nearly 125,000 people attended some part of the 11-day Utah event last year, a growth of more than 70 percent over the...
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June 10, 2018 - 11:01 am
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Organizers of a film festival say they're bringing Burt Reynolds to south Georgia. The Valdosta Daily Times reports local production company RKDS Entertainment and Media announced the actor will appear at its RKDS Film Festival on July 12. The studio's Roy Kirkland says...
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In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...
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Director Hirokazu Koreeda poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Shoplifters' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 14, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:22 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the awards ceremony for the 71st Cannes Film Festival being presented Saturday night (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters" is the winner of the Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film is a tender portrait of a poor...
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Director Spike Lee, centre, holds aloft the Grand Prix award for the film 'BlackKklansman' as he poses with musicians Sting, left, and Shaggy, right, on the steps of the Palais des Festival after the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 7, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival culminated Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded going to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters," a tender portrait of a poor, improvised family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to sexual predators. At the closing...
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Actress Michelle Rodriguez poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 71st international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2018 - 12:54 am
ANTIBES, France (AP) — After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein. Sharon Stone stepped down as co-chair of this year's gala and...
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