Film

Georgia announces its bid for 2019 Oscars

Filmmaker Zaza Khalvashi’s Namme will be Georgia’s bid for the next Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film, after a jury team in Tbilisi announced the feature as winner of a national contest. The …

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Baku to host 4th British Film Spring

The British Council Azerbaijan in partnership with the British Embassy in Azerbaijan and Nizami Cinema Centre will organize the fourth British Film Spring, bringing the best and brightest new UK films to an Azerbaijan audience on May 1-6, …

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90th Academy Awards in Los Angeles

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, better known by the nickname of its award - the Oscar - was held inside the famed Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water has won the Oscar for best picture at the …

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Filmmaker Albert Mkrtchyan passes away

Prominent Armenian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor Albert Mkrtchyan passed away today following a long illness, one day after his 81th birthday. The information was confirmed by the theater named after his brother …

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Baku hosts 8th European Film Festival

The 8th European Film Festival is being held in Baku on November 2-12. Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas said at a press conference that the festival will feature 21 films made by …

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Russia's Holocaust film Violin to seek Oscar

Russia's short film Violin, part of a full-length project in memory of Holocaust victims, seeks to contend for an Oscar award, film producer Yegor Odintsov said. "Representatives of the American Academy of …

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"Golden Tower" film festival to be held in Ingushetia

Ingushetia's Culture Ministry and the Russian Cinematographers Union announced that they begin to receive applications for fourth international film festival "Golden Tower", press service of the Ministry reported. The …

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