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    BSFF to organise virtual workshop on filmmaking

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on July 08, 2020

    Bangladesh Short Film Forum is going to organise a virtual filmmaking workshop. The event, scheduled to begin on July 20, will feature 15 classes on...

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    People aren’t getting treatment due to poor healthcare system

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:44pm on July 08, 2020

    Dhallywood actress Mahiya Mahi said that people are not getting treatment amid the COVID-19 outbreak due to the limitations of the country’s poor healthcare system....

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    Johnny Depp libel trial set to start in London

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:25pm on July 07, 2020

    A libel trial was due to begin on Tuesday between Hollywood actor Johnny Depp and a British tabloid newspaper over claims that he was violent...

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    WWII film ‘Greyhound’ teaches virus lesson: Hanks

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:22pm on July 07, 2020

    Tom Hanks is ‘heartbroken’ that his World War II thriller must skip the big screen due to the pandemic -- but hopes it can still...

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    Pugh to take over baton from Johansson

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:21pm on July 07, 2020

    Florence Pugh will take over the baton from Scarlett Johansson in the upcoming Marvel movie ‘Black Widow’, reports The film is expected to be...

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    Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone dies 

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:56pm on July 06, 2020

    Ennio Morricone, one of the world’s best-known and most prolific film composers, died in Rome on Monday at the age of 91. He composed the...

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    Britain to give $2 billion to virus-hit culture sector

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:55pm on July 06, 2020

    Britain will spend nearly $2 billion to help theatres, art galleries and other cultural institutions survive the coronavirus crisis, the government has said. The British...

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    Cinemas face reopening challenge

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:51pm on July 06, 2020

    Cinemas across the country are faced with the difficult challenge of reopening as COVID-19 infections and deaths continue to rise in the country. Cinemas shut...

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    Ragaa al-Geddawy dies of COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 11:00pm on July 05, 2020

    Famed Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy died on Sunday after contracting the COVID-19 disease, the actors union said. She was 81.  ‘Ragaa al-Geddawy passed away this...

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    ‘Better Days’ bags top prizes

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:56pm on July 05, 2020

    Hong Kong director Derek Tsang’s ‘Better Days’ won the top prizes at Italy’s Far East Film Festival (FEFF), which was organised virtually this year due...