3 Indian films among nominees for Asia Pacific Film Awards

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Payal Kapadia’s Cannes award winner “A Night of Knowing Nothing”, Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh’s powerful “Writing With Fire” and P S Vinothraj’s debut Tamil film “Koozhangal” (Pebbles) have received top nominations at the 14th Asia Pacific Film Awards to be held in Australia. While Kapadia’s film has received the Best Feature Film nomination, “Writing With Fire” has received the Best Documnetary Feature nomination. On the other hand, “Koozhangal” has received nominations for Achievement…

Succession and Hearts: Tynecastle club embraces its brush with Hollywood

From left, Cammy Devlin, Beni Baningime and Stephen Kingsley wear the Succession-inspired shirts. Pic: Sandy Young/scottishphotographer.com There’s also American actress Grace Kelly turning up at Tannadice, home of the aforementioned Dundee United, to watch AS Monaco play a Uefa Cup tie in 1981. And then, around 50 minutes into the penultimate episode of the last series of the multi award-winning show Succession, an eyebrow-raising conversation takes place. Sign up to our Football newsletter Sign up to our Football newsletter It…

Drive My Car -57th Chicago International Film Festival-International Competition-59th New York Film Festival Main Slate selection | The Times Weekly

Drive My Car is one of the longest and most complex films you will see at this years 57th Chicago International Film Festival, yet, it is one of the most rewarding. The film is shown in an encore screening this Saturday, Oct. 23rd at AMC River East at 1pm in International Competition. Visit chicagofilmfestival.com for tickets and information. Based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, the film is scheduled for release in theaters November 24. The film was last…

Jordan Bolger could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands Jordan Bolger play a role in iconic film of Tobit Jordan Bolger Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants Jordan Bolger to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that Jordan Bolger could play a number of roles in the iconic story about two Jewish families. The professor of political science says The…

Breckin Meyer could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands Breckin Meyer play a role in iconic film of Tobit Breckin Meyer Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants Breckin Meyer to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that Breckin Meyer could play a number of roles in the iconic story about two Jewish families. The professor of political science says The…

Two Local Artists Selected for Second CJP and JArts Creative Fellowship

CJP and the Jewish Arts Collaborative have named two local artists as fellows in the second cohort of the Community Creative Fellowship, established last year. Paloma Valenzuela of Boston, a screenwriter, director, producer and filmmaker, and Rotem Goldenberg of Cambridge, a multidisciplinary artist, puppeteer, storyteller and medical clown, will serve as fellows for the 2021-22 season. Both artists will receive $20,000 in creative arts grants to further their work bringing unique, original art to life. Never miss the best stories…

Sam Waterston could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands Sam Waterston play a role in iconic film of Tobit Sam Waterston Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants Sam Waterston to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that Sam Waterston could play a number of roles in the iconic story about two Jewish families. The professor of political science says The…

Joseph Morgan could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands Joseph Morgan play a role in iconic film of Tobit Joseph Morgan Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants Joseph Morgan to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that Joseph Morgan could play a number of roles in the iconic story about two Jewish families. The professor of political science says The…

John Cusack could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands John Cusack play a role in iconic film of Tobit John Cusack Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants John Cusack to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that John Cusack could play a number of roles in the iconic story about two Jewish families. The professor of political science says The…