Film festivals

August 03, 2017 - 12:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Filmmakers have joined the national conversation about race, policing and social protest, and will gather this week in Philadelphia to showcase stories of global struggle at the sixth annual BlackStar Film Festival. The black cinema showcase opening Thursday features more than a...
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August 03, 2017 - 12:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Filmmakers will join the national conversation about race, policing and social protest this week in Philadelphia. The sixth annual BlackStar Film Festival will focus on the theme of "resistance," and examine uprisings around the world, including in the United States. Film topics...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28 2014 file photo, George Clooney and his wife Amal Alamuddin, cruise the Grand Canal after leaving the Aman luxury Hotel in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. This year's Venice Film Festival will include a crime comedy by George Clooney, a Guillermo del Toro fantasy and a Darren Aronofsky thriller. Organizers announced a 21-film competition lineup Thursday that includes the Clooney-directed "Suburbicon," the story of a home invasion gone wrong starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini)
July 27, 2017 - 11:08 am
ROME (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include a crime comedy by George Clooney, a Guillermo del Toro fantasy and a Darren Aronofsky thriller. Organizers of the world's oldest film festival announced a 21-film competition lineup Thursday that features the Clooney-directed "Suburbicon,"...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 file photo, Casey Affleck arrives at the 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif. An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard on Friday, June 30, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 30, 2017 - 8:40 am
PRAGUE (AP) — An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard. Affleck, who won his first Oscar this year for his role in...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 file photo, Casey Affleck arrives at the 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif. An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard on Friday, June 30, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 30, 2017 - 7:23 am
PRAGUE (AP) — An annual international film festival in the western Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary is kicking off with awards for Oscar-nominated actress Uma Thurman, Academy Award winner Casey Affleck and film composer James Newton Howard. Affleck, who won his first Oscar this year for his role in...
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This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Optimus Prime in a scene from, "Transformers: The Last Knight." (Paramount Pictures/Bay Films via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The hulking machines of "Transformers" are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they're still big in China. Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight," the fifth installment in the Hasbro series, scored a franchise-low domestic debut with an estimated $43.5...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Lauren Hutton attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night world premiere of "The First Monday in May" at John Zuccotti Theater at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York. Hutton is going to be this year’s honoree at the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival. The 73-year-old actress, model and producer will be awarded the Mid-Life Achievement Award in July 2017 in Waterville, Maine. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 24, 2017 - 9:33 am
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Lauren Hutton is going to be this year's honoree at the 20th annual Maine International Film Festival. The 73-year-old actress, model and producer will be awarded the Mid-Life Achievement Award next month in Waterville, Maine. Festival programmer Ken Eisen told the Morning...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016 file photo, Chloe Grace Moretz attends the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion grand reopening celebration in New York. Moretz apologized Wednesday, May 31, 2017, after promotional materials for her upcoming animated film "Red Shoes and the 7 Dwarfs" was accused of body shaming women. Moretz said she has spoken to producers and stands behind the film, which she wrote on Twitter has a beautiful script and tells a powerful message to young women. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2017 - 11:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Chloe Grace Moretz and the creators of her upcoming animated film apologized Wednesday after promotional materials were criticized of body shaming women. Moretz, 20, wrote on Twitter that she had talked to producers for the film "Red Shoes & the 7 Dwarfs" about the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016 file photo, Chloe Grace Moretz attends the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion grand reopening celebration in New York. Moretz apologized Wednesday, May 31, 2017, after promotional materials for her upcoming animated film "Red Shoes and the 7 Dwarfs" was accused of body shaming women. Moretz said she has spoken to producers and stands behind the film, which she wrote on Twitter has a beautiful script and tells a powerful message to young women. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2017 - 9:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Chloe Grace Moretz and the creators of her upcoming animated film apologized Wednesday after promotional materials were criticized of body shaming women. Moretz, 20, wrote on Twitter that she had talked to producers for the film "Red Shoes & the 7 Dwarfs" about the...
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Actor Jessica Chastain, left, and Will Smith pose for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR charity gala during the Cannes 70th international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 25, 2017 - 10:13 pm
CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — A lavish French Riviera AIDS fundraising gala has raised more than $20 million (17.8 million euros) to combat the disease globally. Guests at the 24th annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala were treated Thursday to musical performances by Nicki Minaj, Rita Ora and Diana...
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