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The Madonna biopic that was set to star Julia Garner as the singer has been cancelled, according to The Independent. Ozark actor Garner was offered the role in June 2022, and Madonna herself was set to direct the project. Garner is believed to have beat rivals Florence Pugh and Sydney Sweeney ...

Theatre and cinema 2023-01-25 17:31:00

The “Giz galasi” (Maiden Tower) short drama film produced by independent filmmakers has represented Azerbaijan on international scale, winning awards of 8 leading international festivals in Italy, Türkiye, U.S., Singapore, Romania, Lithuania, Norway and Slovakia ...

Theatre and cinema 2023-01-23 18:46:00

Daniel Craig has received the title of Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George from Princess Anne during a ceremony at Windsor Castle, according to UPI. The honor, in recognition of Craig's contribution to film and theater, was bestowed upon the ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-10-19 15:13:00

The “Pupa” short film by Azerbaijani filmmaker Emil Musayev will be screened at the Sundance Film Festival, an annual event that takes place in Park City, U.S. state of Utah. The scriptwriters of the film are Emil Musayev, Sardar Amin, Omar Khayyam ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-08-22 13:07:00

‘The Godfather’ will hit theaters in Baku ahead of its 50th anniversary release. The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same name. The film stars Marlon Brando ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-02-22 20:07:00

The new film by Guy Ritchie, director of “Snatch” and “Gentlemen”, will be filmed with the participation of “Kinopoisk”. The company will act as a co-producer of the film and help with investment, according to New Fox24. The film received the working title “Translator” ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-01-15 14:24:00

The iconic film The Godfather is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022, and in celebration, the legendary movie will be getting a rerelease in theaters, as well as a brand-new 4K Ultra HD release. Beginning ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-01-15 10:57:00

The Run of the Snails series, which explores the theme of violence and working through childhood traumas, will premiere at KION on January 19. Daria Ursulyak and Lyubov Tolkalina played the main roles in the project, which is inspired by the author’s style of director David Lynch. This was reported to TASS in the press ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-01-13 15:43:00

New Zealand film director Jane Campion has added the two major Golden Globe awards to other film festival successes for her broody western, The Power of the Dog. The Golden Globes have been handed out in Los Angeles today but the event was not televised ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-01-11 11:41:00

“Salnamafilm” studio has launched the production of 4 series “Qarabag Football Club” documentary film. The documentary will feature the club’s archive footages, the history and its activity in Baku, and highlights of matches against world football teams. The screenwriter of the film is Ismayil Safarali and the film ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-01-06 19:15:00

The annual Sundance Film Festival will be held completely online this year due to the rising numbers of coronavirus cases, according to Independent. Organisers said it was a “deep loss” not to have an in-person event but that pressing ahead as planned was neither “safe nor feasible”. The 2022 festival ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-01-06 12:55:00

Russia on Tuesday launched a Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying a filmmaking crew to the International Space Station (ISS) to make the first movie ever shot in space, according to Anadolu Agency. Film Director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia ...

Theatre and cinema 2021-10-06 12:23:00

Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” a black-and-white family drama about the Northern Ireland city during the tumult of the late 1960s, on Saturday won the Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, a telling indicator of Academy Awards ...

Theatre and cinema 2021-09-21 11:37:00

The fifth edition of DokuBaku International Documentary Film will take place in Baku on November 3-7, 2021. Established in 2017, the festival is the first independent international documentary film festival, aimed to present a showcase documentary films from all over the world. The festival also intends to find new names ...

Theatre and cinema 2021-07-07 19:32:00

“Remember me” short film by Azerbaijani filmmaker Masar Hasanov will be demonstrated at the 11th Shorts international film festival in Tula, Russia. The plot of the film is about a lonely man who is locked up himself after losing wife ...

Theatre and cinema 2020-11-19 14:52:00

Armenian director Jivan Avetisyan`s film “Gate to Heaven”, about the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, has been pulled from the competition program of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival after Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture appealed to the ...

Theatre and cinema 2020-10-02 09:52:00

Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater will stage Giuseppe Verdi`s opera "Aida" that will be conducted by chief conductor at the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater Odessa, People`s Artist of Belarus Vyacheslav Volich ...

Theatre and cinema 2020-03-08 12:01:00

Honorary Artist of Azerbaijan Elchin Azizov will perform in the “Iolanta”, a lyric opera in one act by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, which will be staged at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on October 5-6. He will play Ibn Hakia. Born in Baku, Elchin Azizov graduated from the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Art with the ...

Theatre and cinema 2019-08-20 10:05:00

The organizers of ANIMAFILM Baku International festival held a meeting with the pupils of Landau School in Baku. The children were happy to host Elchin Hami Akhundov, the well-known animation director of Azerbaijan. He took this opportunity to explain the process of creating animated films to the schoolchildren ...

Theatre and cinema 2019-04-14 11:16:00

“The Netherlands-based +31mag.nl magazine has posted two articles on Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive" on its website, screenwriter, director and executive producer of the film Jalaladdin Gasimov has told AZERTAC. He said the movie, “Sholler's Archive" won the prizes at Noord-Holland ...

Theatre and cinema 2019-02-21 18:03:00