Two time Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi said that he looks for the very theme of his films in everyday life. He made the statement at the opening ceremony of the 55th International Antalya Film Festival in Turkey.
Iranian short film 'Duel', by Mohammadreza Kheradmandan, and 'Bitter Sea', by Fatemeh Ahmadi, will be screened at the 39th Durban International Film Festival in South Africa which will be held from July 19-29.
Motion picture academy turned on the website on Tuesday (Feb 20) to allow its 7,258 members to cast votes for the Oscars online. And it put paper ballots into the post at the end of last week for members who requested to fill them in by hand. This marks the last year of that old-fashioned method of voting being used. Going forward, balloting will only be done electronically.
The sultry smoker lighting up on a Parisian café terrace, a staple image for countless French films, could soon be a thing of the past if the country’s health minister goes ahead with plans to ban smoking in movies.