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    For Russian director, facing trial, art is ‘resistance’

    Agence France-Presse . Avignon | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    For Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov some one-and-a-half years of house arrest and a serious court case have been no obstacle to artistic...

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    Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case

    Reuters . Boston | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former ‘House of Cards’ star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket...

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    Hrithik, Shroff shoot risky stunts in Finland

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff have shot an action sequence in Finland for their upcoming film War, reports Hindustan Times. ‘We were clear...

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    Malaika Arora not involved with Dabangg 3

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Malaika Arora, who had one of her biggest hits with Salman Khan’s Dabangg, has claimed that that she will not be a part of Dabangg...

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    Taiwanese ‘graffiti village’ eases elderly loneliness

    Agence France-Presse . Ruan Chiao | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Nestled in the mist-covered foothills of Taiwan’s central mountain range, Ruan Chiao village is virtually devoid of young people, but artist Wu Tsun-hsien is coaxing...

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    Local, Indian films to hit cinemas today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Local film named Anuprobesh and Indian Bengali film named Shesh Theke Shuru will be released today at Star Cineplex branches in the capital. Anuprobesh, directed...

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    Nirob Hossain and his ventures

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Actor Nirob Hossain, who began his career as a model, is going great guns in the film industry. Nirob made his silver screen debut through...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    The seventh death anniversary of the late writer, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed will be observed today. Different organisations will observe the day by organising...

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    Seven receive Shilpakala Padak 2018

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Seven individuals received Shilpakala Padak 2018 for their contributions to numerous fields of art and culture at an awards programme held at National Theatre Hall...

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    Ahsan Habib: The boss calling the shots

    Mahfuz Mizan | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    An iconic publication on the popular cultural landscape of the country, Unmad, the vernacular cartoon magazine, still has some mileage left in it. Mahfuz Mizan...

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