• Films put the Western Balkans on the big screen

      Films put the Western Balkans on the big screen

      The Western Balkans' film scene has been thriving in recent years, reaching audiences across the world and winning awards at major festivals. And this week sees the opening of one of the biggest one in the region; the 25th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival. Founded during the siege of Sarajevo, it is today a major celebration of film, bringing together over 100,000 spectators and filmmakers to celebrate regional, European and international cinema.

    • Oscars fever is on

      Oscars fever is on

      The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has grown its ranks considerably in recent years, and this season's collection of new members was the largest in AMPAS history. The result, revealed yesterday, was an unpredictable set of Oscar nominations, as foreign films, streaming movies and critically derided hits all scored big. The history-making lineup for the highest honours in the movie industry was also packed with people of colour and different nationalities, including nominees from Mexico, Greece, Egypt and Poland, as well as films featuring the stories of women and gay and black people.

    • Robert Redford retires from acting

      Robert Redford retires from acting

      Robert Redford's forthcoming movie "The Old Man & The Gun" would be his final acting gig. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the 81-year-old legend confirmed by himself he was making good on his retirement plan he outlined in a 2016 interview with his grandson for the Walker Art Center and is now putting an end to his Hollywood least in terms of acting.