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French experts train Kazakhstan filmmakers to make documentaries

All documentaries that will be made under the Eurasiadoc program will be broadcasted by French and perhaps other European TV channels.

French experts train Kazakhstan filmmakers to make documentaries
'Die Hard' director faces jail within weeks: report
'Die Hard' director faces jail within weeks: report

"Die Hard" director John McTiernan has until April 3 to surrender himself to serve a prison term handed down for lying to FBI agents.

'Die Hard' director faces jail within weeks: report
Spielberg to make mini-series about Napoleon
Spielberg to make mini-series about Napoleon

Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg is to make a television mini-series about Napoleon, based on a screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, he told a French broadcaster.

Spielberg to make mini-series about Napoleon
Oleg Boretskiy. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan's Shal movie is worth an Oscar: Boretskiy

Boretskiy is sure that Kazakhstan would have had more chances to get the Oscar if the country had submitted Shal movie of Yermek Tursunov.

Kazakhstan's Shal movie is worth an Oscar: Boretskiy
'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night
'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night

Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" won the coveted best film Oscar on Sunday, as other key prizes were shared among several films at the 85th Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest night.

'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night
'Argo' vs 'Lincoln' in knife-edge Oscars race
'Argo' vs 'Lincoln' in knife-edge Oscars race

Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" goes into Oscars weekend a whisker ahead of Steven Spielberg's presidential "Lincoln," but the race is one of the most unpredictable in recent memory.

'Argo' vs 'Lincoln' in knife-edge Oscars race
Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke. ©REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Oscar hopeful Haneke directs Mozart in Madrid

Although he is nursing hopes of an Oscar, Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke says he feels doomed to failure with his latest project -- a staging of a Mozart opera in Spain.

Oscar hopeful Haneke directs Mozart in Madrid
Snubbed 'Argo' director Affleck to present at Oscars
Snubbed 'Argo' director Affleck to present at Oscars

Ben Affleck will join the presenting cast for next week's Oscars, organizers said Thursday, despite the perceived snub that saw him miss the best director nominees' shortlist.

Snubbed 'Argo' director Affleck to present at Oscars
Ben Affleck's 'Argo' named best film at British BAFTAs
Ben Affleck's 'Argo' named best film at British BAFTAs

Iran hostage crisis drama "Argo" won the best film prize at Britain's BAFTA awards on Sunday in a further boost for US actor-director Ben Affleck's movie at the Oscars later this month.

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' named best film at British BAFTAs
Wong Kar Wai martial arts epic opens 63rd Berlinale
Wong Kar Wai martial arts epic opens 63rd Berlinale

The 63rd Berlin film festival opens Thursday with a gala screening of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai's martial arts epic about the mentor of kung fu superstar Bruce Lee.

Wong Kar Wai martial arts epic opens 63rd Berlinale
'Argo' wins top SAG award, in latest pre-Oscar boost
'Argo' wins top SAG award, in latest pre-Oscar boost

Iran hostage crisis drama "Argo" won the best film drama prize at the Screen Actors Guild awards Sunday, in yet another boost for its prospects at next month's all-important Oscars.

'Argo' wins top SAG award, in latest pre-Oscar boost
J.J. Abrams to direct new 'Star Wars' film: report
J.J. Abrams to direct new 'Star Wars' film: report

Sci-fi and action filmmaker J.J. Abrams has been tapped to direct a seventh "Star Wars" movie expected to be released by Disney in 2015.

J.J. Abrams to direct new 'Star Wars' film: report
The director of the movie Emir Baigazin. Photo courtesy of Kazakhfilm Studios
Kazakhstan’s Emir Baigazin movie got Berlinale World Cinema Fund prize

Harmony Lessons movie became the first Kazakhstan’s project supported by Berlinale World Cinema Fund.

Kazakhstan’s Emir Baigazin movie got Berlinale World Cinema Fund prize
'Django' wins early Globes, but Spielberg eyes gold
'Django' wins early Globes, but Spielberg eyes gold

Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked "Django Unchained" won two key Golden Globes on Sunday, but Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" was still hoping for awards glory in the show's final straight.

'Django' wins early Globes, but Spielberg eyes gold
'Cirque du Soleil' makes 3D leap to the big screen
'Cirque du Soleil' makes 3D leap to the big screen

Oscar-winning director James Cameron, who broke new ground with 3D technology with "Avatar," is bringing that knowhow to Cirque du Soleil, producing a 3D film featuring the high-flying acrobatic troupe.

'Cirque du Soleil' makes 3D leap to the big screen
Peter Jackson defends 'Hobbit' trilogy
Peter Jackson defends 'Hobbit' trilogy

"The Hobbit" may be a shortish book about diminutive heroes, but Peter Jackson on Wednesday said he was right to elongate the children's story into no less than three epic movies.

Peter Jackson defends 'Hobbit' trilogy
Director Peter Jackson (C) and some cast members of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey".
Hobbit was almost filmed in Britain, director reveals

"The Hobbit" director Peter Jackson on Tuesday said the low point making his Tolkien epic was when the production almost moved from his native New Zealand to Britain because of a union dispute.

Hobbit was almost filmed in Britain, director reveals
Robert Zemeckis. ©REUTERS
Denzel Washington pilots 'Flight' through storm

After a detour into animation, "Forrest Gump" director Robert Zemeckis returns to live-action film with "Flight," which starts with a plane crash but centers more on personal rather than airborne crises.

Denzel Washington pilots 'Flight' through storm
First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote
First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote

Timing is everything in show business, but the director of the first movie about the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden doubts its television premiere Sunday will swing the US election.

First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote
Obama banks on Hollywood friends, whatever Clint says
Obama banks on Hollywood friends, whatever Clint says

Film legend Clint Eastwood claims that Hollywood's image as a Democratic bastion is exaggerated -- but the evidence says otherwise, with stars like George Clooney leading an A-list Obama cast.

Obama banks on Hollywood friends, whatever Clint says