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#MeToo: Female Hollywood stars to protest on Cannes red carpet

Around 100 top actresses and female film directors will stage a protest on the red carpet at the Cannes film festival to support the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, the organisers said Monday.

African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo passes on

One of the towering figure in African cinema, a Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, is dead.

Chad sacks filmmaker from culture minister post

The Chadian government on Thursday announced the sacking of culture and tourism minister Mahamat Saleh Haroun, an award-winning filmmaker, but offered no explanation.

Vatican recognises French monks killed in Algeria as martyrs

The Vatican on Saturday declared seven French Trappist monks beheaded by Islamists in Algeria in 1996 as martyrs, paving the way for their beatification - the first step towards sainthood.

‘Everyone’ knew about Harvey Weinstein harassment – Lea Seydoux

French actress Lea Seydoux Wednesday became the latest in a string of female Hollywood stars speaking out to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.

US actor, playwright Sam Shepard dead at 73

Sam Shepard, the preeminent US playwright of his generation celebrated for depicting a darkness to contemporary American life and Oscar-nominated actor, has died. He was 73.

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