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Unique portrait of Tamar the Great returns to Georgia

The Tbilisi State Museum of Theater, Music, Cinema and Choreography (Palace of Art) received a unique gift - a portrait of Tamar the Great, written at the end of the 19th century. The gift was presented by Georgian emigrants Lia …

Movies from Iran to compete in Greece Olympia festival

Two films from Iranian directors will compete in the various sections of the Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, which will be held in Athens, Greece from December 1 to 8, Tehran Times reports. “The …

19th Tbilisi Film Festival opens on December 3

The 19th Tbilisi International Film Festival will run in Georgia’s capital between December 3-9. The 2018 TIFF edition will feature Italy as focus country and Cannes Film Festival winner Sergei Loznitsa as …

Tahir Salahov celebrates 90th anniversary

Prominent Azerbaijani and Russian artist, theatrical designer, pedagogue, vice president of Russian Academy of Arts, People`s Artist of the USSR, hero of Socialist Labor, holder of state prizes Tahir Salahov celebrates his 90th …

Sheki celebrates 85th birth anniversary of Rasim Ojagov

The solemn ceremony dedicated to the 85th birth anniversary of the National Artist of Azerbaijan, actor Rasim Ojagov took place in the Azerbaijani city of Sheki. As part of the event, flowers were laid at the bas-relief of Rasim Ojagov …

Director Nicolas Roeg dies aged 90

Nicolas Roeg, one of Britain’s most admired and influential film-makers, has died aged 90, his family has announced, the Guardian reports. Roeg is best known for a run of acclaimed movies in the 1970s and early 80s, including …