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 »

New York sues Trump administration over exclusion from traveler programs

FILE PHOTO: The use of fingerprint reader on a new Global Entry Kiosk is demonstrated at Los Angeles International Airport September 7, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn NEW YORK (Reuters) –... Read more »

‘Joker’ star Phoenix takes aim at climate apathy with film about dying Earth

LONDON (Reuters) – Oscar favourite Joaquin Phoenix stars as a medic battling to save a dying planet Earth in a film launched on Thursday, the first in a series... Read more »

Singer Katy Perry named Asian charity ambassador by UK’s Prince Charles

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles will announce on Tuesday that U.S. pop singer Katy Perry will become an ambassador for the British Asian Trust to help its fight... Read more »

Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks to reporters following a classified national security briefing of the U.S. Senate on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on... Read more »

Breaking precedent, Trump to attend Washington anti-abortion march

(Reuters) – Donald Trump will become the first U.S. president to attend the annual “March for Life” to be held in Washington on Friday, organizers said, underscoring his outspoken... Read more »