Thursday , February 21 2019

Entertainment

where jewels wear the crown – India

Dr Usha Balakrishnan, in her riveting talk, “In Jewels, India is the Treasury of the World”, shed light on the art of Indian jewellery, decoding …

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Kuwaiti Cultural Week in Rome kicks-off with arts expo

ROME, Nov 24, (KUNA): An exhibition, featuring pieces created by female artists, kicked started Saturday the Kuwaiti Cultural Week in Rome. Ambassador to Rome Sheikh …

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Thai director turns back on junta-run homeland with new film

‘Burn the Stage’ gets an encore in cinemas around the world NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand, Nov 24, (Agencies): Wearied by the creative constrictions of junta-run Thailand, …

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Paris Opera keeps crafts alive

Talent behind the scenes At the Paris Opera, people often say that for the curtain to rise on its stars, the talents of 100 different …

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A meditation on family in ‘Shoplifters’

A slow but captivating movie The idea of family as a simple, straightforward concept is challenged by the provocative but oddly touching “Shoplifters”, the Palme …

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Delicious acting feast in ‘Favourite’

Cairo Film Festival embraces virtual reality Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite”, a wicked blast of nasty fun, gleefully dispenses with the usual decorum of the period …

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Italy film recalls pain of forgotten WWII massacres

Yeo, Das to receive APSA awards ROME, Nov 22, (Agencies): A new film is shining an uncomfortable light on the fate of thousands of Italians …

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40th Int’l Film Festival launches in Cairo

Cuaron crafts a neorealist masterpiece in ‘Roma’ The phrase “world creation” gets thrown around casually and frequently in cinema, but few modern directors are better …

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Music fills streets of Iraq’s Mosul

Jamaica seeks world heritage status for reggae MOSUL, Iraq, Nov 21, (AFP): For centuries, it was a magnet for artists across the region and churned …

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Foxx ignites new ‘Robin Hood’

Mendelsohn’s performance is sensational If you’re a purist about Robin Hood, then you probably won’t go for “Robin Hood”. It’s a let’s-retrofit-the-legend-for-the-kids movie, and it’s …

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