Russian actor Yuri Kushnerev passes away

Russian actor and director Yuri Kushnerev passed away today at the age of 81, according to the website of the Russian Union of Cinematographers. A ceremony of paying last respects to the artist will be held on …

 Baku to host 3rd Polish Film Festival

The 3rd Polish Wisla Film Festival will be held in Baku on November 22-28. The film festival provides a unique opportunity to see new Polish films on the big screen. The festival will feature such films as 'Warsaw Battle. …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …