Ethiopia's film industry produces one romantic TV comedy after the other, but that is not all the country has to offer. A lucky few young filmmakers get a spot at the Blue Nile Academy, where they learn how to produce films for the big screen.
The Greek-French director released the political thriller "Z" in 1969. The story of the assassination of an anti-war activist became a global hit and reinvented the genre. Costa-Gavras has inspired directors ever since.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov has reached 100 days into his hunger strike. The chair of the European Film Academy, Agnieszka Holland, talked to DW about his sacrifice in solidarity with other political prisoners.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version