Think of the BBC and what springs to mind? If you're an average New Yorker, according to the new head of BBC Worldwide, Tim Davie, you associate the BBC with high quality news coverage and a program…
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Mohammad Rasoulof's slow-burning, clandestinely made fifth feature is a brave, challenging look at Iran's feared security apparatus.
Music streaming service Spotify entered Mexico, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore on April 16. Its subscription premium offer charges Mexicans $8 monthly for multiplatform song delivery, or $4 for…
The fifth annual Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival will kick off a weekend of events celebrating Nowruz (Persian New Year) on Saturday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "With the best…
The pilot of "No Brainer," a quizzer co-developed by Warner Bros. Intl. Television Prods. and Japan's TV Asahi, will debut at the MipTV mart in Cannes in April.
The collision of cultures that figures so prominently in "Argo" was the inspiration for Alexandre Desplat's evocative score.
From tigers to aged saddles, authenticity was nominees' goal
"I became so lost in the raw vulnerability of Mary Elizabeth Winstead's acute and accurate portrayal of an alcoholic woman, my mind seemed to forget that I was watching a movie starring an actress…
Exiled Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and his son Maysam debate the personal and political roles of religion in entertaining docu "The Gardener."
Bela Bajaria, Thom Beers, Ivy Kagan Bierman and Tom Frank have joined the board of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society.
Some 63 countries, including first-time entrant New Zealand, have submitted films for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 84th Academy Awards, which will be held Feb. 26 at…