TV viewers seek out ’13th’ and other stories about race amid protests

FILE PHOTO: Ava DuVernay attends the Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills during the 92nd Academy Awards, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court hinders comedian-businessman’s race-bias suit against Comcast

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court’s ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that revived comedian’s racial bias suit against Comcast

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court’s ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias... Read more »

Hangman, family man: Berlinale film probes the limits of free will

BERLIN (Reuters) – Heshmat is a loving father and supportive husband who delights local children by rescuing a trapped cat – but also the man who operates the trapdoor... Read more »

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest

FILE PHOTO: Film director Roman Polanski arrives at the Madeleine Church to attend a ceremony during a ‘popular tribute’ to late French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday in Paris,... Read more »

Berlinale study of slavery unearths the roots of modern Brazil

BERLIN (Reuters) – Making films in a bitterly divided Brazil that is increasingly hostile to artistic freedom is an act of resistance in itself, the maker of a new... Read more »

Allegations against Weinstein changed everything, says ‘Salinger’ star Sigourney Weaver

BERLIN (Reuters) – The cascade of allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, currently being tried on charges of rape and sexual assault, has “changed everything” for women in the film... Read more »

Knightley says film ‘Misbehaviour’ highlights battle for equality

FILE PHOTO: Actor Keira Knightley looks on as she attends the European premiere of “Official Secrets” at the BFI London Film Festival 2019, in London, Britain, October 10, 2019.... Read more »

On the trail: Bloomberg targeted by Democratic rivals, Biden raises money for crucial states

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states... Read more »

South Korean film injects diversity back into Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At an Oscars ceremony nearly devoid of acting nominees of color and lacking any women among the contenders for best director, it fell to an... Read more »