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    Online streaming giants battle for Asian audiences

    Agence France-Presse . Busan, South Korea | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Acclaimed director David Michod’s epic ‘The King’ was one of four major Netflix productions screened at Asia’s largest film festival this week, underlining how streaming...

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    De Niro talks Trump and acting technique at London Film Fest

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Legendary Hollywood actor Robert De Niro renewed his criticism of Donald Trump on Friday, telling a London audience the US president was trying to ‘destroy’...

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    Science Film Fest 2019 begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    A month-long Science Film Festival 2019, the first of its kind, aiming to facilitate the knowledge of science among children, commenced on Saturday in the...

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    Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Busan | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and his loved ones...

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    Asia’s top film festival opens in shadow of ‘Parasite’

    Agence France-Presse . Busan | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Organisers of Asia’s top film festival, which opens in Busan this week, warn that a surge of global interest in the critically acclaimed South Korean...

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    Scorsese and Netflix unveil ambitious new film ‘The Irishman’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    Director Martin Scorsese unveiled his new film ‘The Irishman’ Friday, kicking off the New York film festival with the ambitious Netflix movie that was more...

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    Spy thriller ‘Raazi’ wins IIFA Award

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:34pm on September 19, 2019

    Spy thriller ‘Raazi’ stole the night at Bollywood’s answer to the Oscars, taking best film and best actress for its young star Alia Bhatt in...

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    Nazi comedy ‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins Toronto film festival prize

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    ‘Jojo Rabbit’ on Sunday won the Toronto film festival’s top prize, an Oscars bellwether which gives the satirical Nazi comedy a boost as Hollywood’s award...

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    Annie Silverstein’s ‘Bull’ wins top prize at Deauville

    Agence France-Presse . Deauville | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    The American Film Festival in Deauville, France, awarded its top prize to Annie Silverstein’s ‘Bull’, jury president Catherine Deneuve announced on Saturday. Silverstein’s first full-length...

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    Springsteen’s Western Stars scores standing ovation at TFF

    Reuters . Toronto | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Bruce Springsteen’s concert movie ‘Western Stars’ received a standing ovation at its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Thursday, with the rock star describing...