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Doha to host 8th SIIMA Awards next week

Doha to host 8th SIIMA Awards next week

Emerging as a top destination for movie events, Doha will host the 8th edition of the annual Pantaloons South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) on August 15-16.

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood's top prize.

China sci-fi blockbuster blasts off at the box office

China sci-fi blockbuster blasts off at the box office

China's first space-age blockbuster is on a trajectory to become the country's highest-grossing movie ever and is being held up as evidence that big-budget home-grown films ...

China's Wanda opens its answer to Hollywood

China's Wanda opens its answer to Hollywood

A massive ‘movie metropolis’ billed as China's answer to Hollywood opened on Saturday, aiming to boost the domestic film industry and attract foreign producers.

Netflix blow to Cannes film festival as line-up is announced

Netflix blow to Cannes film festival as line-up is announced

Streaming giant Netflix dramatically pulled out of the Cannes film festival just hours before its official selection was announced Thursday.

Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

The actress Ellen Barkin has hit back at Hollywood director Terry Gilliam after he said the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault has morphed into ‘mob rule.’

Indian screen icon Shashi Kapoor dies aged 79

Indian screen icon Shashi Kapoor dies aged 79

Bollywood icon Shashi Kapoor -- a star of 1970s Indian cinema and a member of the Hindi film industry's famous Kapoor family -- died on Monday aged 79 after a long illness, his family said.

Cinema, music, fun ... at Ajyal Family Weekend

Cinema, music, fun ... at Ajyal Family Weekend

The Ajyal Family Weekend 2017 is expected to attract a large number of families and children today at the Katara Esplanade, which features an array of fun-filled activities and film screenings for all ages.

Doha Film Institute invites volunteers for 5th Ajyal Youth Film Festival

Doha Film Institute invites volunteers for 5th Ajyal Youth Film Festival

As the countdown to the fifth edition of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival begins, the Doha Film Institute (DFI) is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to get involved and contribute to the smooth running ...

Gaza gets its first proper cinema in three decades

Gaza gets its first proper cinema in three decades

Several hundred Gazans will be able to go to the cinema on Saturday for the first time in more than 30 years, albeit for one night only.

Iran bids farewell to late director Kiarostami

Iran bids farewell to late director Kiarostami

Several thousand cinema lovers joined top artists in Tehran on Sunday to bid farewell to renowned Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami following his death last week in Paris.

Police shoot dead gunman who took hostages in German cinema

Police shoot dead gunman who took hostages in German cinema

A gunman took hostages at a cinema in western Germany on Thursday before police shot him dead, a police spokesman told the N-TV television channel, adding that no other people were injured.