Lebanon bans 'Wonder Woman' film over Israeli actress

Jun 2, 2017

Lebanon bans 'Wonder Woman' film over Israeli actress

Lebanon has banned the screening of Hollywood blockbuster “Wonder Woman” because of its lead actress Gal Gadot, who served in the Israeli military, on the grounds of a long-standing boycott of the Jewish state. The decision sparked a social media frenzy, with some Lebanese ...

Sofia Coppola wins best director at Cannes film festival

May 30, 2017

Sofia Coppola wins best director at Cannes film festival

Sofia Coppola scooped best director at the Cannes film festival on Sunday night for her star-studded remake of “The Beguiled”. Among others she thanked her father, the “Apocalypse Now” director Francis Ford Coppola, who she said “taught me writing and directing.” Coppola brought her ...