The Smithsonian Institution's Recovering Voices initiative offers global audiences a film festival online that centres around “language, culture and the power of storytelling” and features 45 films in 39 languages.
Lisa Enroth will watch the festival's films in isolation in a hotel in the former Pater Noster Lighthouse.
Films' creators describe how they funneled their boredom and anxiety into creativity by quickly finding ways to safely film during long lockdowns.
The Yunus Emre Institute (YEE) aims to promote Turkey’s culture and arts, language, and civilisation while contributing to Turkey’s cultural diplomacy. It is organising an online film festival geared towards audiences in Germany, the UK and the US.
Several tourism spots around the world have been rendered 'ghost towns' as the Covid-19 pandemic continued to curtail travel and ravaged the tourism sector.
The online edition of the festival to be held between December 5–12 aims to give American movie lovers the chance to watch the best Turkish movies of 2019.
The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival usually draws A-list celebrities, dozens of films and hundreds of fans to the screening rooms in the spa town of Karlovy Vary from June to July.
Despite Italy being among the worst-hit countries by Covid-19, the director of the Venice Film Festival is defiant in the face of the disease, insisting the 77th edition of the "Mostra" will go ahead from September 2 to 12.
"We Are One: A Global Film Festival" will feature content curated by the Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Sundance, Toronto and Tribeca film festivals, among others, starting on May 29, organisers Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube said in a statement.
The festival is now seen as a launchpad for award season success was criticised due to lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names.
Actors and filmmakers participating in this year's Cannes film festival have joined activists in warning that while industry attitudes were changing towards gender equality, progress was still slow.
The Italian festival created controversy over the inclusion of Netflix productions and the inclusion of just one female director in the competition.
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