Last week, director Jafar Panahi’s latest movie was screened at the New York Film Festival, even as an appeals court in his native Iran upheld his sentence, calling for six years of imprisonment and a 20-year ban on filmmaking or travel outside his homeland. He’s one of several of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers who’ve faced harsh sentences in recent weeks. Now, Hollywood has come together in support of the jailed… Continue reading Academy and Other Hollywood Groups Urge Iran to Free Jailed Filmmakers
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According to The Sunday Mail, Pele has issued a plea to one of Brazil’s brightest talents to continue his development in his homeland before moving … Continue reading Brazil Legend Pele To Urge Wonderkid Neymar Not To Join Chelsea
Hindus have applauded reported visit of Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to Roma population in Bosnia on Monday.
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commending her visit to Roma people, urged Jolie to undertake the cause of apartheid of 15-million Roma people of Europe.
Zed, who is president of [...] Continue reading Lauding Jolie’’s Bosnia visit, Hindus urge her to voice Roma apartheid in Europe
Oscar producers urge viewers to tune in early _ and vow no rain for the red carpet The people behind Sunday’s Oscars show are urging people to tune in early for one of the program’s best sequences. Bill Mechanic, who is producing the awards ceremony with Adam Shankman, promised “the most dynamic opening, from drama to spectacle to … Continue reading Oscar producers urge viewers to tune in early