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PBS series, AP detail toll of Russian invasion of Ukraine

Jul. 28, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two documentaries detailing the punishing effects of Russia's war on Ukraine will air on PBS' “Frontline” investigative series. The specials are part of an extensive collaboration between the series and The Associated Press that includes gathering, verifying...

‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ with dreams of owning Dior gown

Jul. 13, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

In “ Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris,” a middle-aged woman of very limited means in post-World War II London dreams of owning a Christian Dior gown. In 1957, however, at the height of Dior’s New Look renown, this was not a straightforward proposition. There was no London store or catalog to order...

Advocates: Farah's story can help other trafficking victims

Jul. 13, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Until this week, Mo Farah was a four-time Olympic champion winding down his hugely successful career as a long-distance runner. Now he's an icon for another reason: He is the most prominent person to come forward as a victim of people trafficking. Farah’s decision...

Film reveals Macron’s diplomatic bids amid war in Ukraine

Jul. 04, 2022 06:41 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — “Vladimir .... tell me what your intentions are.” Four days before President Putin ordered Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, French President Emmanuel Macron was making a last-ditch attempt to prevent the war in a key phone call revealed in a French TV documentary....

Cannes Film Festival, born out of war, grapples with Ukraine

May. 25, 2022 08:14 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The war in Ukraine took a starring role on the opening night of the 75th Cannes Film Festival and it has rarely been far out of frame since. The parties have continued nonstop, as has the red-carpet frenzy. But throughout the French Riviera spectacular has...

Cannes: Transylvania-set 'R.M.N.' probes a ubiquitous crisis

May. 22, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Cristian Mungiu's Cannes Film Festival entry “R.M.N.” is set in an unnamed mountainous Transylvanian village in Romania, but the conflicts of ethnocentricity, racism and nationalism that permeate the multi-ethnic town could take place almost anywhere. Of...

Exiled Russian director returns to Cannes, decries war

May. 18, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The last two times the Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov had films playing at the Cannes Film Festival, he couldn't attend. He was under a travel ban in Russia as part of a conviction for fraud in what was widely protested as unwarranted repression of the arts in...

Zelenskyy opens Cannes Film Festival, links war and cinema

May. 17, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with an eye turned to Russia's war in Ukraine and a live satellite video address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who called on a new generation of filmmakers to confront dictators as Charlie Chaplin satirized...