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Iran wins first Oscar with “A Separation”

Iran wins first Oscar with “A Separation”

"A Separation" won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to win the honor.

February 27, 2012 1:12
 
Baghdad Film Festival turns eye to Human Rights

Baghdad Film Festival turns eye to Human Rights

In a country where there still isn't a single public cinema, where detainees complain of torture and militants blow people up because of their sect, supporters of Iraq's first human rights film festival know they face a tough task.

February 27, 2012 1:05
 
The Six Degrees of… Robert Rock

The Six Degrees of… Robert Rock

How is the new golf champion, Robert Rock, connected with two of GQ’s best dressed men and an Aussie triple threat actress? Check out this new champion’s six degrees.

January 31, 2012 6:02
 
Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

Top 10 must-watch movies of DIFF 2011

In no particular rank, we bring you ten movies you should see during the Dubai International Film Festival. From drama to documentary, here’s our DIFF ‘must-watch’ list.

December 10, 2011 5:28
 
In Pictures: Emirati Films to look out for this DIFF

In Pictures: Emirati Films to look out for this DIFF

We’ve picked some of the most promising films…at least from the outskirts for the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival.

December 5, 2011 3:43
 
GCC cinematic milestones

GCC cinematic milestones

The world of feature films is still developing, but to date the GCC has managed to put a handful of flicks. Probably a lot more than you expected.

July 10, 2011 4:06
 
The Six Degrees of Abdullah Khalifa Al Kaabi

The Six Degrees of Abdullah Khalifa Al Kaabi

Emirati film director Abdullah Khalifa al Kaabi may be having his film screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, but how can we connect him to a top celebrity chef and two controversial novelists?

March 20, 2011 3:53
 
Superhero syndrome

Superhero syndrome

Juggling sea exploration, filmmaking and saving the world, is James Cameron the next renaissance man?

March 16, 2011 5:45
 
Lights, camera… and a slice of the action

Lights, camera… and a slice of the action

A new exchange in the US offers a way to make money based on the success of movies. Kipp likes the idea, but can’t count on the movie-going public.

June 22, 2010 1:36
 
Where street savvy meets web savvy

Where street savvy meets web savvy

If you’ve ever been up close and personal with Beirut’s moped-driving delivery guys, then the new web series ‘Shankaboot’ might bring back some memories.

March 17, 2010 6:04
 
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