One of France’s most important photo events opens Tuesday in the southern town of Arles. This year, tradition, with iconic Paris photographer Willy Ronis, meets transgression, as Nan Goldin returns with her New York prints.
France turned into a giant concert hall on Sunday with its annual Festival of Music, a tradition that has now been exported to several cities and nations. In Paris alone, there are some 450 concerts planned, most of them free.
'Teza', a film looking back at the bloody years of the 1970s Mengistu dictatorship in Ethiopia, by local director Haila Gerima, has won a Golden Stallion at the African film festival Fespaco held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Nearly 20,000 people attended the opening ceremony of the 21st edition of the bi-annual Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, Africa's biggest film festival. Opening films focused on how albinos are treated in Africa.
Nearly 20,000 people attended the opening ceremony of the 21st edition of the bi-annual Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, Africa's biggest film festival, marked by a more upscale setting to celebrate its 40th year.
The 59th Berlin Film Festival opened Thursday with the topical thriller "The International", starring Clive Owen and Naomi Watts - who play crusaders fighting against a corrupt banking conglomerate. The film got a tepid response from critics.
Anton Kannemeyer and Conrad Botes, cult personalities of South Africa’s underground comic book scene, created comic book series “Bitterkomix” – a savage indictment of the apartheid era, entrenched conservatism and the country’s racist past.
At least 25 people were killed, including 12 children, in western India on Thursday, as a result of an explosion at a clandestine fireworks factory, police said. Diwali, the festival of lights, will be celebrated on Tuesday.