Bong Joon-Ho’s dark comedy, ‘Parasite,’ which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, has been scheduled by the American film production and distribution company, Neon, for an awards season release of October 11 in Los Angeles and New York.
Nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were announced bright and early Tuesday morning, with TV stars Kumail Nanjiani (‘Silicon Valley’) and Tracee Ellis Ross (‘Black-ish’) on hand to reveal the nominees in 24 categories in the running for cinema’s highest honor.
The 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in India came to an end with Iranian filmmaker Rouhallah Hejazi winning 'Suvarna Chakoram' award (the Golden Crow Pheasant) for the best film for his feature film 'Dark Room'.
Amnesty International stripped Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar leader, of its top award over indifference to atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims, doubling down on support for the civilian leader in the face of global ire.
The Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the 200th anniversary of its establishment awarded Iran's Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaie for his support for the expansion of Iran studies in Russia.