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An interview withTill Schauder , The Iran Job’s director

THE IRAN JOB follows American basketball player Kevin Sheppard as he accepts a job to play in one of the world’s most feared countries: Iran.With tensions running high between Iran and the West, Kevin tries to separate sports from politics only to find that politics is impossible to escape in ... Full story

5 BROKEN CAMERAS

5 Broken Cameras, a film directed by Palestinian filmmaker Emad Burnat and Israeli activist Guy Davidi, has been nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar. An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply ... Full story

CURFEW, nominated for Best Live Action Short Film Oscar

In Curfew, a film by Shawn Christensen, nominated for the Academy Awards Best Live Action Short Film, at the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old ... Full story

Death of a Shadow, Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film nominee

Tom Van Avermaet’s Death of a Shadow, starring Rust and Bone’s male lead Matthias Schoenaerts, has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.Following his critically acclaimed performances in Michaël R. Roskam’s Oscar-nominated Bullhead and Jacques ... Full story

KON-TIKI, Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominee

KON-TIKI, nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar happens half a century ago, when a young Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl became one of history’s most famous men with the Kon-Tiki voyage, an astonishing journey of 4,300 nautical miles across ... Full story

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE, Best Documentary Feature Oscar nominee

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE, nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar is a film by first-time director and award-winning journalist David France. (Who has been covering the AIDS crisis for 30 years, first for the gay press and then ... Full story

NO, nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

NO, nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, happens in 1988, when Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, was forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country had to vote YES or NO to ... Full story

Cate Shortland talks about LORE

The story of Lore  starts in 1945. Left to fend for herself when her SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, Lore, a fourteen-year-old German ... Full story

Kim Nguyen talks about Oscar nominated film, War Witch

In War Witch, nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar,  Komona (Rachel Mwanza) is only 12 years old when she is kidnapped by rebel soldiers and enslaved to a life of guerrilla warfare in the African jungle. Forced to ... Full story

A ROYAL AFFAIR, Best Foreign Language OSCAR nominee

A ROYAL AFFAIR, a 2013 nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar,   is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen's heart and starts a revolution. Centering on the intriguing love triangle between the ever more ... Full story

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