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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...

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    UK film pioneer Earl Cameron dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:55pm on July 05, 2020

    Earl Cameron, who broke down racial barriers by becoming one of British film’s first black stars in the 1950s, has died at the age of...

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    Curtain lifts on 4th Sylhet Film Festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on July 05, 2020

    A ten-day virtual film festival, titled ‘4th Sylhet Film Festival’, organised by Sylhet Agricultural University Film Society commenced on Sunday through an online inaugural ceremony....

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    COVID-19, streaming apps spark fears for cinemas

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:22pm on July 04, 2020

    A Bollywood actor’s face tattooed on his arm, Sandeep Bacche’s devotion shocks few in India where stars enjoy semi-divine status. But even here the hallowed...

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    Ajay Devgn to produce film on Galwan Valley clash

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:16pm on July 04, 2020

    Indian actor and film producer Ajay Devgn’s  Ajay Devgn FFilms and Select Media Holdings LLP are going to produce a film based on the violent...

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    Impress Telefilm Ltd stands by ‘No Land’s Man’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on July 04, 2020

    Renowned production house Impress Telefilm Limited joined as one of the producers of acclaimed filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s upcoming film ‘No Land’s Man’, says a...