Film society launch short contest
by Amber Wilkinson - 08 Apr 2020
Festival of Solitude calls for entries
Cannes vetos digital option
by Richard Mowe - 07 Apr 2020
Festival director wants to preserve the big screen experience
Honor Blackman dies at 94
by Amber Wilkinson - 06 Apr 2020
Stars and family pay tribute to 'absolute diamond'
Consensus mounts for final Cannes decision
by Richard Mowe - 03 Apr 2020
Riviera events cancelled en masse apart from film festival
San Sebastian and Zurich to hold industry markets
by Amber Wilkinson - 31 Mar 2020
Announcement response to coronavirus canellations
Mark Blum dies from Covid-19 complications
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 27 Mar 2020
Desperately Seeking Susan actor was 69
Cannes delays deadline for submissions
by Richard Mowe - 26 Mar 2020
Festival organisers at the ready for any new dates
Stuart Gordon dies at 72
by Jennie Kermode - 25 Mar 2020
Horror community mourns a legend
Curzon announces live Q&A series
by Amber Wilkinson - 25 Mar 2020
Andrew Haigh, Whit Stillman and Celine Ciamma among those signing up for home cinema chats
Terrence McNally dies from complications of Covid-19
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 24 Mar 2020
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Michael Mayer pay tribute
FLC to remain closed as NYC declared 'major disaster area'
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 23 Mar 2020
Bacurau moves to Kino Marquee platform
Cannes waiting game continues
by Richard Mowe - 20 Mar 2020
Jury president Spike Lee keeps his options open after postponement
Cannes postponed
by Amber Wilkinson - 19 Mar 2020
Festival expresses solidarity with those fighting coronavirus
Cannes Lions postponed
by Richard Mowe - 18 Mar 2020
Festival of creativity moves dates to October
Edinburgh Film Festival postponed
by Amber Wilkinson - 18 Mar 2020
World's longest-continuously running film festival falls to coronavirus
Glasgow Short Film Festival to head online
by Amber Wilkinson - 18 Mar 2020
Rescheduled August dates for virtual mini event
IMPPA to halt production across India
by Jennie Kermode - 17 Mar 2020
Bollywood goes into lockdown
Odeon, Vue, Picturehouse and Cineworld close doors
by Amber Wilkinson - 17 Mar 2020
GFT also shut due to coronavirus pandemic
Idris Elba and Kristofer Hivju test positive for Covid-19
by Jennie Kermode - 17 Mar 2020
Stars are self-isolating at home
UK told to stop going to cinema
by Amber Wilkinson - 16 Mar 2020
PM urges people to avoid non-essential contact due to coronavirus
New York City to close all cinemas
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 16 Mar 2020
BFI Flare and Silent Film Festival fall to virus
NYC venues closed due to Covid-19
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 14 Mar 2020
MoMA, IFC Center, Anthology Film Archives and The Metropolitan Museum of Art suspend screenings
Cannes cliffhanger remains on the brink
by Richard Mowe - 14 Mar 2020
News magazine report suggests “event will not take place" as more events cancelled worldwide
Film at Lincoln Center temporarily closed
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 13 Mar 2020
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema abruptly halted
Glasgow Short Film Festival postponed
by Amber Wilkinson - 13 Mar 2020
Coronavirus hits event
Tribeca postponed
by Amber Wilkinson - 12 Mar 2020
April event the latest to fall to coronavirus
Film at Lincoln Center suspends screenings
by Amber Wilkinson - 12 Mar 2020
Chaplin Award Gala and New Directors/New Films also pushed back due to coronavirus
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for Covid-19
by Jennie Kermode - 12 Mar 2020
Couple are self-isolating in Australia
One day at a time for Tribeca
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 12 Mar 2020
Uncertainty remains in face of Covid-19 pandemic
Weinstein jailed for 23 years
by Amber Wilkinson - 11 Mar 2020
Mogul sentenced for rape and sexual assault
Cannes admits risk of cancellation
by Richard Mowe - 11 Mar 2020
Festival president “optimistic” but concedes threat is real
Edinburgh Filmhouse unveils £50m building plan
by Amber Wilkinson - 11 Mar 2020
11-storey building will be '21st century temple for film'
Green light for Scots film studio
by Amber Wilkinson - 10 Mar 2020
Connery-led firm appointed to run Leith space
Concern grows over Cannes plans
by Richard Mowe - 09 Mar 2020
New French restrictions put the squeeze on crowds
Max von Sydow dies at 90
by Amber Wilkinson - 09 Mar 2020
Wife's 'broken heart' over Seventh Seal actor
Arracht wins GFF audience award
by Jennie Kermode - 08 Mar 2020
Another record breaking year for Glasgow festival
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in New York opens with The Truth
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 06 Mar 2020
Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke and Adeline Monzier address the event
Cannes keeps coronavirus options open
by Richard Mowe - 05 Mar 2020
Festival planning continues despite crowd ban until 31 May
French delegation cancel trip to NYC Rendez-Vous
by Anne-Katrin Titze - 04 Mar 2020
Festival move a precaution against coronavirus
Coronavirus pushes Bond to autumn release
by Amber Wilkinson - 04 Mar 2020
Festivals also cancelled as precaution
Tribeca announces feature film slate
by Amber Wilkinson - 03 Mar 2020
New York festival selects 114 films from 124 countries
There Is No Evil wins Golden Bear
by Amber Wilkinson - 01 Mar 2020
Iranian director banned from leaving homeland takes top award in Berlin
UK to end participation in Creative Europe
by Jennie Kermode - 29 Feb 2020
Decision will impact funding for filmmakers
César honours Les Misérables and Polanski
by Richard Mowe - 29 Feb 2020
Controversial choices in French awards upset stormy ceremony
Cannes keeps a close watch on virus
by Richard Mowe - 28 Feb 2020
Assurances given on protection of film festival attendees
Polanski bows out in face of protests
by Richard Mowe - 27 Feb 2020
Director to shun César ceremony in Paris
César awards row rumbles on
by Richard Mowe - 26 Feb 2020
Reforms in the pipeline for France’s 'Oscars'
Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape
by Jennie Kermode - 24 Feb 2020
Hollywood mogul acquitted on charge of sexual predation
EIFF calls for works in progress
by Amber Wilkinson - 22 Feb 2020
New partnership with One Bright Dot
Weinstein jury in deadlock
by Jennie Kermode - 21 Feb 2020
Judge says they must strive for a unanimous verdict

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