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The 2016 Jerusalem Film Festival Focuses on Women

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Annette Insdorf

Among the dazzling variety of fiction and documentary offerings at the 2016 Jerusalem Film Festival (July 7 - 17), women seem to be dominant figures. Whether it's the protagonists or the directors that are female, movies such as Harmonia (Israel), Agnus Dei (France/Poland), Julieta (Spain) and Aquarius (Brazil) focus attentively and sympathetically on women.

Politics on the Red Carpet at Cannes: The Impeachment Process of President Dilma Roussef and the Brazilian Film "Aquarius"

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Karin Badt

Brazilian president Dilma Roussef, accused of violating fiscal laws, was suspended from government two weeks ago and faces an impeachment trial. Supp...

Cannes Jury Greeted with (Some) Boos from Press

Karin Badt | Posted 05.23.2017 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Journalists tonight were surprised by the awards given out by the Cannes jury--a jury which included actors Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Paradis and Donald ...

Steve McCurry Talks About His Career, Dying Twice and the Pirelli Calendar

Joy Yoon | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Joy Yoon

For over three decades, Steve McCurry has traveled the globe capturing unseen conflict with his astounding images of war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq. His storied career has produced an incredible wealth of genuinely humbling images.

The Pirelli Calendar's Soulful Departure

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Summer Rayne Oakes

Instead of the calendar that we often come to expect, featuring artistic nudes, Pirelli and McCurry opted for a less expected route. They chose, instead, to feature eleven women fully clothed -- all of who work on environmental and humanitarian causes.

Babe-ilicious Brazilian Braga Bags Predators, Repo Men

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Having appeared in several films, most notably in 2002's highly acclaimed Cidade de Deus, she landed her first U.S. blockbuster with 2007's I Am Legend. Alice Braga now stars in Predators.