Vietnam King Kong premiere ruined by monster fire
11 March 2017 | 5:45 am
Film buffs with the hottest ticket in town were left running for safety after a giant model of King Kong went up in flames at the sizzling Vietnam premiere of the rebooted horror classic.
28 Sep 2022
A new film about the Hollywood icon shows how Monroe was ahead of her time politically. It also highlights the personal tragedies that drove her to an early grave. 'Blonde' premieres on Netflix on September 28.
16 Oct 2022
DW talked to Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont, who has specialized in films portraying children growing up in eastern Ukraine's conflict zone.
13 Nov 2022
Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why Tarek Saleh's "Boy from Heaven" had her gripped. The movie follows a young student caught up in the collusion of religion and politics in contemporary Cairo. We also look at the touching and tragic study of friendship in Lukas Dhont's award-winning feature "Close". Plus we discuss the comedic potential of the queer romance "Bros" as it arrives in American cinemas.
30 Oct 2022
From the Lumière Brothers to the New Wave, cinema in France has long been a source of national pride and a favourite pastime. But the French film industry is in a multifaceted crisis. Movie theatres simply aren't drawing the crowds they used to.
11 Nov 2022
Images circulating on social media from a Ukrainian film production do not prove that Ukraine is staging the war, but neither do they prove "Russian illiteracy". We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
14 Nov 2022
A film based on the bestseller "You Will Not Have My Hate" tells the story of a French journalist and his toddler's mourning process after the mother's death in the Paris terrorist attacks.
14 Nov 2022
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is heading to Indonesia for the G20 summit. On the way, Scholz made a stop in Hanoi for talks on forging closer economic links with Vietnam.
21 Nov 2022
From the new wave of French language sci-fi movies to Paris's immersive movie experience bringing you face-to-face with an Arnold Schwarzenegger lookalike, plus a visit to an exhibition commemorating 100 years since the death of French literary giant Marcel Proust, join Eve Jackson for a look at the week's culture news.
5 Dec 2022
To justify the invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin used the false pretexts of "denazification" and "demilitarisation" of the country. Russian state propaganda is built around the myth of a Ukraine in the hands of "Nazis", one where the Russians come to "liberate" the "Russian speakers".
After years in front of the camera, she's now crafted a teen romance with a difference. Director Charlotte Le Bon’s haunting "Falcon Lake" conjures up the intensity of first love. She joins us in the studio to talk about building a complex female protagonist, about how visual arts feed into her filmmaking and touches on playing trailblazing artist Niki de Saint Phalle in the future.
A polarising new film has been released worldwide on Netflix. "Farha", by Darin J. Sallam, tells the story of a Palestinian teenager during the Nakba, or catastrophe, of 1948. Supporters say the film tells a true Palestinian story, rarely seen on a mainstream platform like Netflix. But critics say it is inflammatory and smears the Israeli military. We take a closer look and get analysis from FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry.
Movie star Omar Sy presented in Dakar Monday (Dec. 19) his latest film "Tirailleurs" by Mathieu Vadepied. The movie is a tribute to the hundreds of thousands of Africans who fought for France during the World Wars.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola won the LMA Manager of the Year award for a third time on Tuesday. Voted by managers across all the divisions, Guardiola beat out competition from Mikel Arteta, Roberto De Zerbi, Eddie Howe, Vincent Kompany and Steven Schumacher to collect the Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy at the League Managers Association awards ceremony in London.
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Beyonce is spending "tens of thousands" of pounds on the services of London's best seamstresses, leaving other artists struggling to get help with their own tour wardrobes.
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During a farm-to-table tour of the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, five high-profile chefs of Palestinian heritage encountered a Palestinian cuisine often unfamiliar to foreigners more accustomed to news of conflict with Israel.
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Factory takeovers? Price controls? Food rations? What do European politicians mean when they stress — or dismiss — the need for a 'war economy'?
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Three Israeli soldiers and a member of Egypt's security forces have died in a fairly rare exchange of fire near the two countries' border, their militaries said. The countries said they were investigating together.