Yad Vashem has online ambitions for Holocaust film library

The growing Visual Center of Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, hopes to one day offer a platform for films in its extensive library of 12,000 videos and films to be viewed online globally.

Chapter 9: Transnational formations

Cinema has been a transnational medium from the very beginning, from immigrant talent in Hollywood to cross-border influences of directors on one another.

Sarajevo’s CineLink Selects 10 Projects for Work in Progress Showcase

Sarajevo’s CineLink Selects 10 Projects for Work in Progress Showcase

First Bedouin Feature ‘Eed’ in the Works at Jerusalem’s Pitch Point Event

The first ever feature directed by Bedouin filmmakers – and giving a rare insight into Israel’s Bedouin community – was among the 10 projects unveiled at Jerusalem Film Festival’s Pitch Point industry event over the weekend.

Review: A Godard Film About Making Movies Arrives in New York

‘The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company,’ a shot-on-video picture made in 1986 and having its official New York premiere in a new restoration, is one of the most diverting and substantial of these.

Moviepass Crashed Because It Ran Out of Money – and Future Looks Uncertain

The US subscription-based cinema tickets had to get an emergency loan of $5m just to continue offering the service

Five VR, AR projects Receive Funding From Arts Council England Scheme

Five UK virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) projects have been awarded funding through CreativeXR, an initiative from Digital Catapult and Arts Council England.

Disney, Fox Shareholders Approve Merger Deal

The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox announced on Friday that stockholders of both companies have separately approved the proposed acquisition by Disney of the latter’s entertainment assets.

Actress Vaness Redgrave Calls For Change To Visa Rules To Aid Kosovan Film Industry

Vanessa Redgrave has called for the international film community to support a change in visa requirements for Kosovan citizens to travel abroad, describing the current situation as “absurdly wrong”.

‘Sicario 2: Soldado’ Review

‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ is an All-American fever dream

Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’: First Trailer For Drama About the 19th Century Massacre

Mike Leigh follows Mr Turner with another period film, about the killing of protestors in Manchester in 1819 that led to the founding of the Guardian

Ukrainian Filmmaker Enters 57th Day of Hunger Strike in Russian Prison Camp

The European Film Academy is planning a vigil for detained Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov opposite the Russian Embassy in Berlin on Tuesday (July 10)