`Catastrophic’ Brexit Hit Awaits U.K. Film and TV, Lobby Group Says

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`Catastrophic’ Brexit Hit Awaits U.K. Film and TV, Lobby Group Says
Britain’s film and TV industry faces a potentially “catastrophic” loss of talent and skills with the threat of an end to free movement between the U.K. and the European Union, according to lobby group the Creative Industries Federation. Brexit is causing actors, directors and production workers specializing in a variety of areas such as visual effects to […]

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The Insides of these Abandoned Cooling Towers Look Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Film

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The Insides of these Abandoned Cooling Towers Look Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Film
REGINALD VAN DE VELDEWebsite | Facebook | Instagram In an ongoing series, Belgian photographer Reginald Van de Velde explores the inner workings and mechanisms of cooling towers across Europe. Capturing abandoned ones, active ones, decommissioned ones, towers on maintenance and ones slated for demolition. For Reginald, the interiors of cooling towers yield astonishing vistas, so […]

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Evidence Has Emerged That People Are Selling Wood From Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone

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Evidence Has Emerged That People Are Selling Wood From Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone
On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat melted down and changed the world forever. This unprecedented nuclear disaster killed 31 people in the immediate aftermath and irradiated a large area around the former plant. Since the incident, the government has enforced an exclusion zone within an 18-mile […]

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Where Should You Study Abroad?

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Where Should You Study Abroad?
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” View this image › Crystal Ro / Buzzfeed / demachi / Thinkstock / Daniel Hurst / Thinkstock demachi / Thinkstock jvoisey / Thinkstock ahau1969 / Thinkstock KHellon / Thinkstock AmandaLewis / Thinkstock HIRO/amanaimagesRF / Thinkstock cmfotoworks / Thinkstock Emil Huston […]

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Controversial film about last tsar approved for release in Russia

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Controversial film about last tsar approved for release in Russia
Alexei Uchitels Matilda, which depicts affair between Nicholas II and ballet dancer, has faced calls for ban from religious and conservative critics The Russian culture ministry has cleared a film depicting a love affair between Russias last tsar and a ballerina for nationwide release, despite protests from conservative critics who have demanded it be banned. […]

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Dunkirk in the spotlight: could the film help bail out the city?

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Dunkirk in the spotlight: could the film help bail out the city?
Christopher Nolans epic Dunkirk is a golden opportunity for this French port city to branch out from the heavy industry that has dominated it for a century Not many small cities get a Hollywood blockbuster named after them, but then not many small cities are caught up in events as momentous as what unfolded on […]

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Swedish police comments ‘taken out of context’ in film cited by Trump

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Swedish police comments ‘taken out of context’ in film cited by Trump
Officers interviewed for documentary cited by US president as evidence of violence by refugees accuse film-maker of bad journalism Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/20/swedish-police-comments-taken-out-of-context-in-film-cited-by-trump

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Berlin film festival spurns US to focus on past and future of Europe

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Berlin film festival spurns US to focus on past and future of Europe
T2 Trainspotting and Django make the cut, with only one American production The Dinner chosen for the festivals competition Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/08/berlin-film-festival-spurns-us-to-focus-on-past-and-future-of-europe

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