Police in El Salvador have arrested a man in connection with the murder of French photographer and filmmaker Christian Poveda, whose most recent work investigated violent gang life in the Central American country.
A day after French filmmaker Christian Poveda was shot dead in a drive-by shooting, Salvadoran police say they have arrested a suspect. Poveda’s acclaimed 2008 documentary film “La Vida Loca” examined gang violence in El Salvador.
YouTube, owned by Google, is in talks with several Hollywood studios over a possible movie rental service on its site, according to Wednesday's Wall Street Journal. If it happens, it would be the Internet giant's first online paid service.
In this edition: A complete overhaul in store for the French Socialist party after a conference in La Rochelle; Sarkzoy is set to put bonuses under strict control; bluffs aplenty at the first French poker tour at the Louvre museum.
Hana Makhmalbaf's "Green Days", an account of the widespread protests that swept across Iran in the wake of the recent presidential election, will premier at the Venice Film Festival, which starts on September 2.
Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters presents a film with the United Nations Wednesday in east Jerusalem.
Entitled "Walled Horizons", the 15-minute-film strongly denounces Israel's controversial barrier separating Israel from the West Bank.
The 15th annual Sarajevo Film Festival starts with "Tales from the Golden Age" set in the final years of dictator Nicolai Ceausescu's rule. This year's jury is chaired by Serbian actress Mirjana Karanovic.
Several major movie studios, such as Disney and Columbia, are suing the founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay. The studios accuse it of supporting the illegal exchange of movie files; the founders have already been sentenced to jail.