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Golden Globe für Fatih Akins "Aus dem Nichts": Rache ist nichts Ethnisches
Sound of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies aged 68
Les Arcs: a hotbed of European cinema talent
'The Square' is the star of the show!
European Film Awards: May the best movie win!
Why Russia produces (and quashes) so much radical art
Pussy Riot's Art Riot in London
Google app update lets users match their faces to famous paintings
2018-01-15 14:00:26 An update to Google’s Arts and Culture app helped it become the most downloaded free app on Apple’s App Store this weekend in the US. Despite being around since 2016, a newly-added feature allows users to match their selfies to a catalogue of famous paintings. The software uses computer-vision technology to find similarities between peoples’ photos and artworks shared by over 1,200 museums, galleries and institutions   Read More ...
"In the Fade" de Fatih Akin primé aux Golden Globes
2018-01-08 23:01:09 Un thriller franco-allemand a décroché la palme du "meilleur film en langue étrangère" aux Golden Globes. "In the fade" signé du réalisateur allemand d'origine turque Fatih Akin raconte l'histoire de Katja confrontée à la mort de son mari et de son fils tués dans un attentat à la bombe à Hambourg. Dans le rôle-titre, Diane Kruger déjà primée à Cannes pour son interpretation   Read More ...
Monster Hunter World gets final beta on PlayStation 4
2018-01-08 18:28:31 Capcom has revealed that the third and final beta for Monster Hunter World will begin Friday, January 19, 2018, at 2 a.m. (UTC) and end Monday, January 22 at 1:59 a.m. (UTC). The download client, for the PlayStation 4 beta, will be available for pre-load two days ahead of the start of the beta on the 17th of January 2018. In regards to content for the beta, Capcom stated that: “For this third and final round of the beta, we’re adding a new quest featuring the fearsome Nergigante! Take this last opportunity to dive into the new world of Monster Hunter ahead of the game’s release!” The developer further revealed that: “The Beta will use worldwide multiplayer matchmaking to test server load for the upcoming release   Read More ...
Golden Globe für Fatih Akins "Aus dem Nichts": Rache ist nichts Ethnisches
2018-01-08 13:41:11 Gesellschaft Golden Globe für Fatih Akins "Aus dem Nichts": Rache ist nichts Ethnisches Das Küsschen hat er sich verdient: Fatih Akin (R) mit der Hauptdarstellerin seines Films Diane Kruger. Riesenerfolg für das NSU-Drama "Aus dem Nichts" von Fatih Akin: Der Film setzte sich gegen starke Konkurrenz durch und gewann den Golden Globe als bester Auslandsfilm. Damit ist Akin der dritte deutsche Regisseur, dem diese Ehre zuteil wird   Read More ...
Deutsches NSU-Drama "Aus dem Nichts" gewinnt Golden Globe
2018-01-08 10:40:48 Newsticker Deutsches NSU-Drama "Aus dem Nichts" gewinnt Golden Globe Das deutsche NSU-Drama "Aus dem Nichts" von Regisseur Fatih Akin hat den Golden Globe als bester nicht-englischsprachiger Film gewonnen. Das gab der Verband der Auslandspresse am Sonntagabend bei der 75. Golden-Globe-Gala in Beverly Hills bekannt. "Aus dem Nichts" mit Hauptdarstellerin Diane Kruger ist in diesem Jahr auch der deutsche Oscar-Kandidat. Akin dankte auf der Bühne unter anderem seiner Hauptdarstellerin   Read More ...
What Golden Globe nominees and Olympians said at Gold Meets Golden about the Time's Up movement
2018-01-07 21:10:53 “Hi everybody,” Jessica Chastain whispered, as she made her way inside the “Gold Meets Golden” brunch, billed as a “Hollywood send-off” for those competing in the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Games. The Golden Globes nominee let her Ralph Lauren-designed skirt with the thigh-high slit do the talking for her as she skipped speaking with press on the red carpet. Once inside, Chastain mingled with soccer star Alex Morgan   Read More ...
Sound of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies aged 68
2017-12-26 10:00:16 Sound of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who became famous after playing Louisa von Trapp, has died aged 68. The Canadian-born actress was diagnosed with brain cancer a month ago and died on Christmas Eve surrounded by her family, her son Ryan confirmed. Menzies-Urich was just 14 years old and had no acting experience when she landed the role of the third-oldest von Trapp child in 1964 movie starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer   Read More ...
A look back at 2017 in film
2017-12-22 17:45:07 2017 was a good year for cinema: major blockbusters, lots of superheroes but also hugely successful films ‘made in Europe’. Let’s take a look back at the highlights of the major European film festivals, and one of the strangest Oscar moments in the history of Hollywood. Berlinale kicks off film fest year. The film festival year kicks off with the Berlinale in February   Read More ...
Les Arcs: a hotbed of European cinema talent
2017-12-22 17:00:15 The European Film Festival of Les Arcs has established itself as a leading platform for emerging cinema talent in Europe. For this 9th edition, crowds get to discover 120 films from all over Europe at screenings in the famous French ski resort.   Read More ...
Un «Bruce Lee» afghan veut briller à Hollywood
2017-12-18 12:02:30 Abbas Alizada, un Afghan de 24 ans connu pour être le «Bruce Lee» national dans son pays, cherche à devenir un star des arts martiaux à Hollywood. Il a pour ambition de devenir maître de kung-fu. Abonnez-vous à la chaîne YouTube de RT France : https://www.youtube.com/user/rtenfran... RT en français : http://francais.rt.com/ Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/RTFrance Twitter : https://twitter.com/rtenfrancais Google+ : https://plus.google.com/1043966433679   Read More ...
Scuffles as protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia
2017-12-17 16:05:17 (11 Dec 2017) Police in Spain's northeastern Catalan city of Lleida on Monday clashed with protesters demonstrating a judicial ruling that ordered the city's museum to return 44 pieces of religious art to the neighbouring regional government of Aragon. Regional police cordoned off the area around Lleida museum from early Monday morning as technicians prepared to remove the disputed pieces. Several hundred people turned up to protest the transfer and there were brief scuffles and police baton charges as officers tried to move them further away from the museum. An Aragon provincial court had given until Monday for the museum to hand over the art - originally housed in the region's Sijena monastery - following a 2015 court ruling   Read More ...
Will Britain get its share of EU’s 42,000 bottles of wine & £13mn artwork after Brexit?
2017-12-14 20:03:18 Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 15:57 Britain must get its fair share of the EU’s 42,000 bottles of wine and fine art worth £13 million ($17.4 million) during Brexit negotiations, Tory Brexiteer Sir Edward Leigh has said. He urged ministers to “promise to take back control” of the collections. Working out Britain’s liabilities and assets was integral to calculating the Brexit divorce bill   Read More ...
Wim Wenders: 'Europe's treasure is in its diversity' - cinema
2017-12-14 20:03:05 He is one of Europe's most iconic film directors and producers, whose award-winning movies include 'Paris, Texas' (1984) and 'Wings of Desire' ('Der Himmel über Berlin', 1987) - he's also a three-time Oscar nominee for documentaries like 'Buena Vista Social Club'. Wenders is the president of the "European Film Academy": which organises the annual European Film Awards. Launched in 1988 as a European alternative to the Oscars, the event marke… READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website:   Read More ...
Wim Wenders, chantre du cinéma européen - cinema
2017-12-14 20:02:56 _Wim Wenders est l'un des réalisateurs et producteurs de films européens les plus emblématiques. Ses films comme "Paris Texas" ou "Les ailes du désir", ont remporté de nombreux prix prestigieux dans des festivals internationaux. Il a été nominé 3 fois aux Oscars pour plusieurs de ses documentaires dont, "Buena vista social club". Le réalisateur allemand est aussi le président de "l'Académie européenne du cinéma":https://www.europeanfilmacademy.org/ qui organise chaque année le prix du cinéma eur…LIRE L’ARTICLE: http://fr.euronews.com/2017/12/14/wim...Aujourd'hui dans l'actualité : les titres en vidéo https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...euronews : la chaîne d'information la plus regardée en Europe.Abonnez-vous ! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...euronews est disponible en 13 langues: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronews...En français : Site internet : http://fr   Read More ...
The exhibition Synergy - Contemporary Trends in Metal Art and Design at Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Riga
2017-12-14 06:10:06 Exhibition traces the current trends in the field, the artists’ working directions and creative endeavours for experimental and classical forms in jewellery art, objects and design, aiming to highlight peculiarities and specifics in synergy with the material, which can reveal itself in form, structure, rhythm, colour, light, visual, spatial and psychological perception of the object as well as the synthesis of various senses   Read More ...
In London, Design Museum goes beneath the skin of Ferrari
2017-12-12 00:13:15 Some might say, oh, here’s another Ferrari exhibition, haven’t there been enough already in 2017 celebrating the company’s the 70th anniversary? Well, no, there have not. Since mid-November and running until April 15, 2018, the Design Museum in London is hosting a spectacular Ferrari exhibit, but not one that is of the typical kind. Instead of just displaying a nice range of widely expensive and jaw-dropping Italian steeds, this museum went much more and beyond   Read More ...
'The Square' wins big at European Film Awards
2017-12-11 21:16:23 Swedish comedy "The Square" has swept this year's European Film Awards, winning six prizes, including for best film, director and screenwriter. Ruben Ostlund's film already took the Cannes Film Festival's coveted Palme d'Or earlier this year, raising hopes it might be a contender at the upcoming Oscars. Claes Bang, who plays a museum director whose life goes awry in the film, received the best actor award at the ceremony in Berlin late Saturday   Read More ...
Visegrad Group airs musical harmony of Central Europe
2017-12-11 12:12:21 The Central European Jazz Connection, a quartet comprised of musicians from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, plays at a concert at the JCC Art Center in Seoul on Wednesday. (Hungarian Embassy) In celebration of the rotational presidency of the Visegrad Group -- also known as the V4, an alliance of four Central European states the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia -- the Hungarian Embassy held the concert “European Quartet One Melody” at the JCC Art Center in Seoul on Wednesday   Read More ...
'The Square' is the star of the show!
2017-12-10 10:00:01 'The Square' was the big winner at the European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday night. Ruben Östlund's Swedish art gallery satire won no fewer than six prizes including Best Director and Best Screenwriter for Östlund, Best Actor for its male lead, Claes Bang, and Best Film. The movie, about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, had already won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival   Read More ...
European Film Awards: May the best movie win!
2017-12-09 11:00:02 Final preparations are underway in Berlin for the 30th European Film Awards - honouring the greatest achievements in cinema on the continent. Veteran German director Wim Wenders is the President of the European Film Academy, organiser of an event that began when Europe was still separated by the Iron Curtain. "We wanted every nominee to feel honored and for it to be a celebration of European cinema   Read More ...
La lista de los nominados a los Premios del Cine Europeo 2017 - cinema
2017-12-06 20:02:56 Los Premios del Cine Europeo cumplen 30 años y estos son los nominados a las principales categorías, empezando por los 5 a mejor película europea:"The Square":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKDPr... de Ruben Östlund. Un largometraje sueco en tono de drama satírico sobre un conservador del museo de arte contemporáneo de Estocolmo. La película se llevó la Palma de Oro en el último festival de Cannes."On body and soul":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gZw6... de Ildiko Enyedi, una histor…MÁS INFORMACIÓN : http://es.euronews.com/2017/12/06/la-...euronews: el canal de noticias más visto en Europa. ¡Abónese! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...euronews está disponible en 13 idiomas: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronews...En español. Sitio web: http://es.euronews.com. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euronews. Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronewses.   Read More ...
Touring thespian Tom Burke embraces acting outside London
2017-12-06 13:06:43 "Strike" actor Tom Burke - who has set up his own theater company Ara with Israeli theatre director Gadi Roll - says theater culture in the U.K. is too London-centric. (Dec. 6) Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News Get fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events. The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots   Read More ...
Johnny Hallyday: French rock star dies at 74
2017-12-06 03:35:49 France's biggest rock star Johnny Hallyday has died from lung cancer, his wife says. He was 74. The singer - real name Jean-Philippe Smet - sold about 100 million records and starred in a number of films. He was made a Chevalier of the Legion D'Honneur by President Jacques Chirac in 1997. The French have simply called him "Our Johnny". However, outside the Francophone zone, Hallyday was almost unknown   Read More ...
Samsung brings LED displays to European movie theaters, plans U.S. launch in 2018
2017-11-28 15:30:17 Samsung has announced that it’s bringing its much-hyped LED movie theater screen to Europe and plans to bring it to more markets around the world — including the U.S. — in 2018. The Korean tech titan unveiled the Samsung Cinema LED in Las Vegas back in March before rolling out the first commercial installation at a cinema in South Korea in July, followed by one in Bangkok, Thailand a few months later   Read More ...
Why Russia produces (and quashes) so much radical art
2017-11-27 16:19:28 Marat Guelman is a Russian art curator living in Montenegro. His most recent exhibition, "Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism," opened at London's Saatchi Gallery on Nov. 16, 2017. The opinions in this article belong to the author. Artists have always held a special place in Russian society. My father, the playwright Alexander Guelman, was well known in the 1970s and was once lauded by Mikhail Gorbachev as the father of perestroika , the movement for reform within the Communist Party   Read More ...
Torino Film Festival launches with "Finding Your Feet"
2017-11-25 13:45:05 After ten years away, the Torino Film Festival has returned to its original home of la Mole Antonelliana and began with the world premiere of Richard Loncraine’s "Finding Your Feet." "It's a story about the fact that when you get to be an old person, like I am, lifely hopefully doesn't stop," says Loncraine. "That you can change. That you can start again   Read More ...
World's only particle accelerator for art is back at the Louvre
2017-11-23 19:14:04 The world's only particle accelerator used regularly in the analysis of art has gone back into use at the Louvre museum in Paris. The accelerator has been rebuilt to allow it to investigate paintings without risking damage to the artworks. The upgrade cost €2.1m (£1.8m; $2.5m). The machine is 37m (88ft) long. Paintings were rarely analysed with earlier versions of the accelerator because of fears that the particle beam might change the colours   Read More ...
Creative sector scores win in EU Parliament copyright vote
2017-11-22 00:11:42 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Commercial TV broadcasters, football leagues and film producers scored a win on Tuesday when European Union lawmakers watered down a copyright reform aimed at making more TV shows and films available online across borders. EU lawmakers voted to restrict the scope of the copyright proposal to just news and current affairs, meaning broadcasters will be able to show their news content online across the EU after clearing the rights in their home country   Read More ...
Bruno Mars arrasa en los American Music Awards
2017-11-20 18:41:14 Bruno Mars ha arrasado en los American Music Awards (AMAs) 2017. El cantante estadounidense acaparó siete premios: entre ellos el de artista del año, vídeo del año y mejor álbum. Inmerso en su gira mundial, no pudo estar en Los Ángeles, pero dio las gracias a sus seguidores: “Gracias AMAs, gracias fans, lo logramos. Gracias por votarme, os quiero más que a nada”, dijo   Read More ...
Pussy Riot's Art Riot in London
2017-11-20 15:08:36 (15 Nov 2017) PUSSY RIOT'S ART RIOT IN LONDON Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was in London on Tuesday (15 NOV. 2017) for "Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism" - an exhibition dedicated to Russian protest art over the last 25 years. The exhibit, which is taking place at the city's Saatchi Gallery, has a section which features art inspired by the punk rock protest group. Speaking at the gallery preview, Alyokhina, who was one of two Pussy Riot members sentenced to two years in prison in August 2012 for a protest concert inside Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior, says many of the show's artworks were created to support the band members during their incarceration   Read More ...
Bleib kühl in Hitze des Gefechtes: Neuer Sessel für Gamer hat Ventilatoren für Hinterteil
2017-11-19 11:02:02 Newsticker Gaming ist eine anspruchsvolle Tätigkeit, bei der es oft richtig heiß hergeht und es dies auch in körperlicher Hinsicht werden kann. Um erfolgreich gegen die Reibungshitze an manchen Körperteilen vorgehen zu können, hat die Firma Thermaltake aus Taiwan einen besonderen Sessel für Gamer mit eingebauten Ventilatoren für das Hinterteil präsentiert. Das Möbelstück heißt Thermaltake's X Comfort Air und kostet - je nach Ausstattung - zwischen 350 bis 500 US-Dollar   Read More ...
Russia posts video game screenshot as 'proof' of US helping IS
2017-11-14 23:04:49 Russia's Ministry of Defence has posted what it called "irrefutable proof" of the US aiding so-called Islamic State - but one of the images was actually taken from a video game. The ministry claimed the image showed an IS convoy leaving a Syrian town last week aided by US forces. Instead, it came from the smartphone game AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron   Read More ...
British artist updates Beatles' Sgt Pepper cover featuring 2017's dead celebrities
2017-11-14 20:45:17 Artist Chris Barker revisited the Beatles’ iconic album cover for “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club” to pay tribute to public figures that died in 2017. The original record cover featured the likes of actors, musicians, writers and footballers, including Mae West, Bob Dylan and Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, chosen by the Beatles for their influence on pop culture. This year, Barker’s hommage includes Playboy founder Hugh Heffner, TV presenter Bruce Forsyth and musicians Chester Bennington, Fats Domino and Chuck Berry   Read More ...
Leonardo DiCaprio makes surprise appearance to view da Vinci painting
2017-11-14 18:00:07 After centuries in the hands of private owners, Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi went on show in public and over 20,000 people turned up to see it, including Leonardo DiCaprio. The painting was on display in Christie’s exhibition space in New York's Rockefeller Center in November 2017 and prompted queues around the block, 500 years on from when da Vinci created his iconic depiction of Christ   Read More ...
Thessaloniki's 58th Film Festival - cinema
2017-11-14 14:02:42 *Eleven days full of cinema* The 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival hosted 183 films from 58 countries. There were also masterclasses, special events and many tributes. *“The Square”* The festival hosted a tribute to Ruben Östlund, who won the Golden Palm in Cannes this year with “The Square”. The film focuses on Christian, a contemporary art curator who tries to find balance between his duties as a divorced family man and noble citizen. When someone steals his mobile phone and … READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in   Read More ...
The Father And the Sea | Klaipeda Puppet Theatre | TEDxKlaipėda
2017-11-13 19:09:53 Everything is happening beyond reality, it is a dream or a fantasy where light and slow motion reminds you of walking in the sand. Our intention is to tell the story about the father and his world through the means of light, shadow, reflection, and music. Or maybe even not to tell, but to feel. Why cello? People say its music heals the wounds of heart. Klaipeda Puppet Theatre is one of the youngest up-and-coming puppet theatres in Lithuania, constantly in search of new means of theatrical expression in the language of puppetry. It is a contemporary, refined, representative theatre that is interesting for both children and the adult viewers   Read More ...
MTV EMAs 2017: Shawn Mendes picks up three awards including 'Best Artist'
2017-11-13 09:33:37 Canadian sensation Shawn Mendes was the big winner at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) as he picked up three awards including the inaugural best artist prize. The 19-year-old beat Brit Ed Sheeran in the new genderless category as well as Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Kendrick Lamar. He also took home the best song prize for There's Nothing Holding Me Back and the best fans award as the EMA's returned to London for the first time in 21 years   Read More ...
Grammy winner Seal pays tribute to Sinatra, Fitzgerald and Cole in new album
2017-11-08 18:03:15 Grammy Award winning soul and R&B singer Seal pays tribute to legends Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole, among other music icons in his new album 'Standards' which is set to be released on November 10. The British artist, best known for his 1990's ballads like "Kiss from a Rose," says working on an album of jazz and pop changed his own approach to making music: "Everything is focused on the storytelling. And if that is not intact, everything else falls to pieces. It doesn't… READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews:   Read More ...
German moviegoers leave cinema in tears after pepper spray mishap
2017-11-03 14:45:20 Hundreds of moviegoers in the northern German town of Osnabrück fled a cinema in tears this week after a man ruptured his pepper spray canister with a beer bottle. The pepper spray can reportedly broke after the 29-year-old man attempted to use it to crack open the bottle of beer minutes before the movie was due to start. His attempts to stop the substance from leaking by pressing his fingers over the cracks were unsuccessful, and moviegoers soon felt the effects of the tear-inducing spray   Read More ...
Rock and roll legends' relics go on auction
2017-11-02 15:00:04 50 years of rock and roll history is going under the hammer in Los Angeles. Memorabilia once owned by The Beatles, Kurt Cobain, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Prince, Jimi Hendrix and Madonna will make up the lots. Items on sale include the MTV Moonman from the Video Music Awards that was presented to Kurt Cobain for best new artist for “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, two jackets and a rhinestone glove that were worn by Michael Jackson on his triumph tour, and a Cloud electric guitar belonging to Prince   Read More ...