Showbiz dreams and political commentary mix harmoniously in this entertaining documentary about the first all-girl pop group to emerge from Burma.
Aung San Suu Kyi
BBC Worldwide has agreed a deal to bow three of its pay channels in Myanmar, until recently off limits to Western media outfits because of its military dictatorship.
LONDON -- Sony Pictures Television has taken a majority stake in U.K. production company Left Bank Pictures, its first move into scripted production in Blighty.
The 16th Busan Film Festival wrapped Friday with a screening of Japanese helmer Harada Masato's "Chronicle of My Mother," as organizers pronounced themselves pleased with the upgraded fest.
"Democracy takes time," a character observes in "The Lady," though viewers of all political stripes will be checking their watches during Luc Besson's dully conventional tribute to heroic Burmese…
French shingles find success with mid-range English-language dramas
"An Inconvenient Truth" helmer Davis Guggenheim's U2 docu "From the Sky Down" will open the Toronto Film Festival Sept. 8. on the Gala screen -- marking the first time in 36 years a docu has opened…
Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights advocate and Nobel Peace laureate, has been appointed as guest director of Brighton Festival, which runs May 7-29.
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