Movies

BAFTA Awards 2019: The Favourite and Roma win big

Find out about two very different films that have won big at the British Academy Film Awards night.

Arts & Culture

Nadine Labaki's film Capernaum receives Academy Award nod

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki makes Oscars' history as first female Arab filmmaker nominated.

Opinion

BlacKkKlansman: The liberal blind-spots of a visionary filmmaker

In his latest film, Spike Lee seems to be suffering from myopic provincialism.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

Crazy Rich Asians: The return of Sham-East Asia?

While Chu's film is celebrated as a diversity win in the West, in the East it's seen as more of the same Western gaze.

Nazry Bahrawi

by Nazry Bahrawi

Nazry Bahrawi

Al Jazeera World

Nollywood

The story behind Nigeria's domestic movie industry, the second biggest producer of films in the world.

Arts & Culture

Nollywood raises the artistic bar

Piracy and shrinking investments are translating into fewer — but higher-quality — films from Nigeria's film industry.

Nollywood raises the artistic bar

Opinion

Watching Dracula in Iran

Count Dracula - or I how learned not to be afraid of vampires and love cinema.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Science & Technology

Clinging to analog films in digital era

Some directors, including filmmaker of "Interstellar", have opted for analog films despite digital domination.

Arts & Culture

Sony pulls N Korea film release after threats

Sony Pictures cancels premiere of "The Interview" after hackers threatened attacks on US cinemas.