Four decades after Lina Wertmuller became the first woman nominated for an Oscar in directing, female filmmakers continue to push through the celluloid ceiling, accounting for one in five of all directors in 2020.
The two-time Oscar winner will pick up the trophy at the opening ceremony on July 6th.
Hundreds of marchers flooded the city's downtown streets and blocked traffic at times, but police reported just one arrest as of Saturday afternoon.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
French government has backed away from banning chokehold technique during arrest amid the growing protests over police brutality and racial injustice unleashed by George Floyd’s death in the US.
DuVernay's election comes well after the #OscarsSoWhite movement was launched in January 2015 in response to the Academy picking an all-white slate of nominees — the same year "Selma" was in contention.
“Israel has occupied Palestinian land for over 50 years and Europe has barely mustered more than a few terse statements in opposition”.
The three-match Test series was originally meant to be played in June but will now start on July 8 because of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.
One small step for man and one giant leap for the commercial space industry.
Director Obi Emelonye wrote a creative short feature about a couple separated between London and Lagos as the novel coronavirus pandemic shutdown the cinema sector.
Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with over 334,000 deaths. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 22:
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