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    Rose McGowan blasts Natalie Portman Oscars cape

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    US actress and #MeToo activist Rose McGowan has dismissed as a ‘fraud’ Natalie Portman’s Oscar dress embroidered with the names of female filmmakers overlooked for...

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    Bong Joon-ho: South Korea’s boundary-pushing satirist

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has been on quite a wild ride this awards season. That trip reached its climax Sunday when he made history...

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    Statues in winter woolies as Romanian museum bids to aid homeless

    Agence France-Presse . Bucharest | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    Statues at Romania’s national art museum sported colourful hats and scarves Wednesday as part of an ‘appeal against indifference’ towards homelessness in one of the...

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    In Mali, an arts festival defies jihadist violence

    Agence France-Presse . Segou | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    Behind the stage looming over the banks of the Niger River, there came worrying information: Jihadists were poised to attack Mali’s most important cultural festival....

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    Hockney’s pop art icon 'The Splash' sells for £23.1mn

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    Seminal pop art painting 'The Splash' by David Hockey sold for £23.1 million ($29.8 million) at a London auction on Tuesday, the third highest price...

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    Scientists spy on bees to help conservation

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    We’ve long known honey bees shake their behinds to communicate the location of high-value flower patches to one another, a form of signaling that scientists...

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    ‘Amader Cinema’ concludes at JnU

    Rabiul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    A three-day film festival featuring popular Bengali films concluded at the auditorium of Jagannath University on Tuesday. A total seven films namely Nasiruddin Yousuf’s ‘Alpha’,...

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    ‘Bir’ and ‘Birds of Prey’ to hit local cinemas today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    Local film ‘Bir’ and Hollywood film ‘Birds of Prey’ will hit local cinemas today. Kazi Hayat directed ‘Bir’ will give film lovers glimpse into issues...

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    Rafiq Azad’s 79th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    Today is the 79th birth anniversary of late renowned poet and freedom fighter Rafiq Azad. Friends, peers and family members will remember Rafiq Azad at...

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    Bongo’s Valentine’s Day offerings

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2020

    One of the most popular online streaming platforms of Bangladesh, Bongobd, has produced three special teleplays to entertain viewers on Valentine’s Day. The teleplays will...

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