Heather Stewart, the long-time British Film Institute executive, will step down from her role as Creative Director at the organization in September 2021 and will take up a new position as BFI Director Emeritus. In her new advisory role, she will continue to be an ambassador for the BFI, which awards public money to support UK film across the gamut of production, distribution, and exhibition. Going forward, she will focus on strategic archive development, worldwide fundraising and philanthropic engagement, and will also continue to contribute to the BFI’s cultural program as a guest curator, speaker and writer. The org will be recruiting a replacement Creative Director in due course. Stewart graduated from NYU Film School and started out at the BFI by handling the org’s first ever home entertainment release, paving the way for the BFI’s own DVD label. She has been in the role of Creative Director for a decade, overseeing the strategic leadership of the BFI’s cultural … [Read more...] about BFI Creative Director Heather Stewart To Step Down After 10 Years; Scorsese, McQueen, Nolan Pay Tribute
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Ajith Kumar born on May 1, 1971 is truly an example of an actor with a unique perspective about life. Thala is one such star who is not just recognized for his versatility in films, but is also known for his diverse hobbies in real life. Though his absence on social media has been the talk of the town since time immemorial, his appearance in public has time and again proved that he doesn't need a social media handle as his actions speak louder than words. Also Read: Ajith Kumar Cancels His 50th Birthday Celebrations; Here's Why Talking about his career, starting off with the 1990 film En Veedu En Kanavar, Ajith made an everlasting impression as the main lead actor with the 1993 film Amaravathi . With each and every film that came his way, Ajith garnered huge attention and instantly became the favourite of the Tamil audience, thanks to his flawless acting chops, fine voice, brilliant dance moves, heartwarming smile and versatility. With as many as … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Ajith: 5 Times The Valimai Actor Made Headlines In A Big Way
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"I have lost the temptation for things that come through stardom. One day I'd like to enjoy my life without fame," Irrfan Khan had candidly confessed in an interview with the international publication Guardian, in 2013. Little did he know that destiny had some other plans in store. Seven years later, the legendary actor bid farewell to this mortal world on April 29, 2020, leaving millions of fans across the globe shattered. The world of cinema had lost a shining star! ALSO READ: Irrfan Khan Was Planning To Do A Film With Son Babil, Reveals Late Actor's Wife Sutapa Sikdar Irrfan's childhood ambition was to be a cricketer. However, he was bitten by the acting bug when he watched Naseeruddin Shah in Nishant and Mithun Chakraborty in Mrigayaa. Side-stepping his family business, the late actor escaped to drama school. No one back then, thought that this shy and thin fellow would engross people worldwide with his enchanting performances! But, the journey wasn't easy! … [Read more...] about Remembering Irrfan Khan: 5 Times The Late Actor Gave Us Major Life Lessons With His Powerful Thoughts
Since January 1st , there have been 160 shootings in which four or more people were injured or killed. In the same period to start 2020, there were just 90. This rate is almost double the beginning-of-the-year average since 2014. The stretch from March 16th to April 15th was especially gruesome , seeing 45 mass shootings, starting with the eight people killed at three Atlanta-area spas and ending with the eight people killed (and several others injured) at an Indianapolis FedEx facility. The epidemic of gun violence in this country continues unabated. While President Biden has taken modest steps to address what he calls the “international embarrassment” of gun violence in this country, and Congress does nothing because of Republican intransigence and the Senate filibuster, this week the Supreme Court stepped into the fray. But rather than do anything to limit further gun violence, the conservative court took a major step in the opposite direction — one that will lead to … [Read more...] about The Supreme Court Is Set to Make America’s Gun Death Epidemic Worse