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Tehran, Feb 25, IRNA - A plan for the identification of ancient ships and trading ports in the Caspian Sea in Gilan Province was launched on Saturday, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and
Even the Razzie Awards are getting political.
U.S. authorities are barring entry to a Syrian cinematographer for Oscar-nominated film The White Helmets, as Hollywood stars gathered at a rally sup
Quebec film director Xavier Dolan has won the best director award at the César Awards, France's equivalent of the Oscars.
Isfahan, Feb 25, IRNA – The second Asian African Congress of Mycobacteriology (AASM 2017) started work with the attendance of AASM President Ali Akbar Velayati on Saturday in the city of Isfahan.
Tehran, Feb 25, IRNA - Acclaimed Iranian director Asghar Farhadi introduced two prominent Iranian-Americans to represent his movie, “The Salesman,” at the Oscar Academy Awards which is to be held on
For more than 50 years, the Japanese ultra-Pop artist has awed audiences by crafting sculptural illusions with light and mirrors to replicate the sense of infinity. Experience five rooms at the Hirshh
Need some help with your Academy Awards pool? CBC film critic Eli Glasner shares a few tried and true tips to help you pick the winners.
Need some help with your Academy Awards pool? CBC film critic Eli Glasner shares a few tried and true tips to help you pick the winners.
Those calling for the gallery’s closing say it promotes hate. Its founder says she is being punished for not being politically correct.
The former president, who has kept a low profile since leaving office in January, visited New York to see “The Price” with his elder daughter, Malia.
Blake Lively takes on “Jaws,” more or less, in “The Shallows.” And Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza incite mayhem in “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.”
Mr. Tuccille was a disaffected Roman Catholic looking for a new faith when he discovered the writings of Ayn Rand.
In a joint letter, the five directors say that whoever wins, the Oscar will be dedicated to activists and others “who uphold freedom of expression.”
Maybe tomorrow Narciss will come and we will not be afraid anymore, a red-haired woman says hopefully, staring at an imaginary horizon beyond the stage.
Ms. Dunham and Mr. Rhys discuss the new “Girls” episode, and the sexual and psychological politics it dramatizes. Warning: replete with spoilers.
The two venerable orchestras, both celebrating their 175th anniversaries this season, display treasures from the archives in a rare joint exhibition.
Axe shows an open mind, while Chuck’s marriage woes recall those of a former congressman.
Angels Costume, on the outskirts of London, has outfitted 36 Academy Award winners over the years.
Yes, the three-ring circus can seem like a relic. But something irreplaceable will be lost when this tent is closed for good.
The opera tells the story of the wife of a political prisoner, who disguises herself in an attempt to set her husband free.
The composer’s “Prince of Players,” about an actor in Restoration England who specialized in female roles, had its New York premiere at Kaye Playhouse.
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Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA - Laboratory studies on three samples of buff clay works of the Burnt City and their comparison with the geology of the area under study have showed that the buff clay works are
Among them, the conductor Herbert Blomstedt's surprising performance with the New York Philharmonic and a Facebook Live concert and interview with the tenor Javier Camarena.
Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA – In continuation to protest US President Donald Trump’s visa ban order, world-known Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, and the director of the Oscar nominated film ‘The Salesman’
The city synonymous with the country music business is in transition. How is it dealing with rapid change, and the Trump era? A panel discussion on Popcast.
Frank Lloyd directed “Children” with help from Josef von Sternberg, whose skill with actresses is also seen in “The Salvation Hunters.”
Henry David Thoreau’s classic has inspired what some are calling the world’s most improbable video game, which the lead developer says aims for “a kind of stillness at its core.”
Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA – Iran is a good partner in environmental field for the European Union, EU Director-General for Environment Daniel Calleja Crespo said.
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25 years ago, the Academy Awards telecast was genuinely entertaining. No, really. Let Jodie Foster explain.
What’s essential to Dave Malloy, the composer of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” and his wife, the writer Eliza Bent? Stuffed animals.
The reality TV star, who supported Donald Trump during his campaign, said his order rescinding bathroom rights was “a disaster.”

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