Cinema

First anime channel to be launched in Russia

Russia will see the launch of its first ever anime channel this summer,  Digital TV PR director Evgeny Kuzin said. DTV, which has partnered with VGTRK and Rostelecom, obtained a licence for the channel, …

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Asghar Farhadi's film to open Cannes festival

The Cannes film festival will open next month with Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's new film Everybody Knows. Organizers said that the psychological thriller shot in Spanish and starring Penelope Cruz and Javier …

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Saudi Arabia to open 100 theaters by 2030

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc., controlled by China’s Dalian Wanda, was granted the first cinema license in Saudi Arabia and plans to open 100 theaters with the country’s Public Investment Fund. AMC, the world’s …

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Saudi Arabia starts issuing movie theater licences

Saudi Arabia began issuing licences yesterday to operate movie theaters in the kingdom ahead of their reopening, after a decades-long ban was lifted as part of a far-reaching liberalization drive. The kingdom's culture and …

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Russia's actor Mikhail Derzhavin passes away

Russia's comic actor Mikhail Derzhavin, widely beloved for his roles in numerous iconic films of the Soviet era, has passed away today at the age of 81. Derzhavin died on January 10, the Moscow Academic Theater Of …

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Modern 3D-cinema opens in capital of Ingushetia

A new modern 3D-cinema named "Russia" opened in the capital of Ingushetia, Magas. Prime Minister of the republic Ruslan Gagiyev attened the oppening ceremony, press service of the government reported. …

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 Tbilisi to host Belarus Culture Days

Folk ensembles and young artists from Belarus will celebrate the country’s culture and arts in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi with two days of concerts, exhibitions and film screenings. Marking the Belarus Culture Days from …

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David Lynch to visit Tbilisi on November 20

American film director David Lynch will visit Tbilisi on November 20 for a Q&A session in the Khidi night club. Lynch will open a cinema institute and film festival in Georgia with his local partners. He will …

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 Samy Naceri: I'll be happy to visit Baku again

Luc Besson's Taxi star, French actor Samy Naceri, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, told about shooting in the music video of the famous Azerbaijani singer Röya Ayxan, which was shoot in Paris. …

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Georgian actress Lika Kavzharadze passes away

Famous Georgian actress Lika Kavzharadze has been found dead at her apartment in Tbilisi yesterday. Best known for her role in Tengiz Abuladze’s film 'The Wishing Tree', Kavzharadze has been a symbol of …

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Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Famous actor Kote Toloraia died in Tbilisi. Konstantin (Kote) Toloraia was born on June 11, 1926. In 1949 he graduated from the acting studio at the Tbilisi Kote Marjanishvili theater. He worked as an actor in the same theater for many …

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Russia revives children's cinema

There's going to be a sequel to legendary Soviet musical comedy "Mary Poppins, Goodbye". Modern young viewers will once again meet main nanny of the country, Natalia Andreichenko. Overall, the movie will be full of …

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Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies

Martin Landau, the Academy-Award winning actor has died. He was 89. Landau died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, his publicist Dick Guttman said, the Associated Press …

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Russian actor Alexei Batalov passes away

People’s Artist of the USSR, famous Russian actor Alexei Batalov died aged 88 on Thursday night in a Moscow hospital, a close friend of the late actor told Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper.   Batalov was born in Vladimir on 20 …

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