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During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Chloé Zhao, director and producer of the film ‘Nomadland’, winner of TIFF 2020 People's Choice Award, tell Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director & Co-Head of TIFF,  how she balanced the successful creation of the larger landscape of the vast portrait of contemporary American West against a more intimate portrait of the protagonist Fern. Asha Bajaj, JEN Canada's Special Correspondent, brings you the excerpts: more
Churails web series exposed the hypocrisy in our society: Pakistan Today journalist writes in opinion piece

Islamabad: A Pakistani newspaper has said the treatment given to Pakistani web series Churails, which dealt with  sensitive issues, reflected the 'hypocrisy' of the society. ...

Wanted to explore 19th century same-sex relationships of a poor with one from England’s patriarchal class-driven society: Francis Lee

During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) held at Toronto, Joana Vicente, Executive director and co-head of TIFF discusses &# ...

I want to die in an environment where my cellular structure can go back in and feed: Frances McDormand

During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) , Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director & Co-Head of TIFF, discusses the film ' ...

Ankara's New Presidential Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall opens doors as world-class music venue

Ankara: Set in Turkey’s cosmopolitan capital, the state-of-the-art New Presidential Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall that is opening will become a new cultural hub for lovers of musi ...

Enacting delicate same-sex relationship with Ronan every day terrified me: Kate Winslet

During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), thed iconic fest's executive director and co-head Joana Vicente catches up wit ...

Mulan row: US Senators urge Disney CEO to explain why it cooperated with Xinjiang authorities

Washington: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to The Walt Disney Company’s Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek, inquiring about Disney’s cooperat ...

Real Life Heroes: the Syrian film-maker cleaning COVID wards or in the UK

New York: Hassan Akkad, an award-winning Syrian film-maker, fled the war in his country four years ago and now lives as a refugee in the United Kingdom. Following the outbreak of COVID-19 ...

As Erdogan reconverts UNESCO heritage Hagia Sophia into mosque, many mourn Turkey's farewell to secularism

Istanbul: While the world combats humanity’s common enemy Covid-19, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fulfilled the demand of Islamists by turning the iconic Hagia Sophia museu ...

India observes Dharma Chakra Day: President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi join celebration

New Delhi: India is a land of religious diversity and true to the spirit of brotherhood the country on Saturday observed Dharma Chakra Day, the event commemorating Lord Buddha's First ...