Apr 01, 2012 12:36 EDT
Former resistance fighter Lise London, the widow of Artur London who wrote "The Confession" about his 1951 Stalinist show trial, died on Saturday, aged 96, the French Communist party said Sunday.
Aug 30, 2010 12:55 EDT
One of France's most well-known film directors, Alain Corneau, whose latest thriller "Love Crime" has just released, died aged 67 overnight Sunday to Monday, his agent said.
Aug 30, 2010 09:53 EDT
One of France's most well-known film directors, Alain Corneau, whose latest thriller "Love Crime" has just been released, died aged 67 overnight Sunday to Monday, his agent said.
Aug 05, 2009 12:43 EDT
Survey finds American Jews becoming less religious. The number of American Jews who consider themselves religiously observant has dropped by more than 20 percent over the last two decades, as the share of Jews who consider themselves secular has risen, according to a survey.
Aug 04, 2009 14:13 EDT
Greece's Acropolis Museum to restore film reference to Christians vandalizing Parthenon. Greece's new Acropolis Museum said Tuesday it would restore references to early Christians vandalizing the ancient Parthenon temple, which were deleted from a film shown to visitors for fear of angering the country's powerful Orthodox Church.
Jul 25, 2009 18:07 EDT
Scene of Christians damaging Parthenon deleted from Athens museum film after Church objects. A scene from an animated film shown to visitors at the new Acropolis Museum that depicts Christian priests destroying parts of the Parthenon has been deleted following protests by the Greek Orthodox Church.
Feb 17, 2008 07:31 EST
Brazilian Film About Police Violence, 'The Elite Squad,' Wins Berlin Film Festival's Top Award. A movie about police violence in Rio de Janeiro that Oscar contender "There Will Be Blood" took two prizes, including best director for Paul Thomas Anderson. Sally Hawkins was named best actress for her part in British director Mike Leigh's "Happy-Go-Lucky," while Iran's Reza Naji took the best actor award for the lead role in "The Song of Sparrows."