Cairo-based journalist Ashraf Khalil joins us from Tahrir Square to discuss the latest news from Egypt; film contributor Milos Stehlik argues in defense of director Billy Wilder; and Weekend Passport heads deep into the heart of Scotland.
To understand the Cannes awards process, you'd need Rosetta Stone-type skill to decipher the games of compromise played during jury discussions. Luckily we have film contributor Milos Stehlik to help us sort through this year's prizes.
The Cannes International Film Festival opens on Wednesday May 16. Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik previews the festival highlights and tells Worldview what he’s most looking forward to seeing. He'll be blogging from the festival when he gets there.
Director Claude Lanzmann was a French resistance fighter and a lover of Simone de Beavoir. He’s best known for his epic nine-and-a-half hour documentary, Shoah. The film is considered to be one of the most important records of Holocaust history.
The latest film from the Dardenne brothers, The Kid with a Bike, snagged a Grand Jury prize at this years Cannes Film Festival. The film tells the story of 11-year-old Cyril who, devastated by his father's abandonment, becomes obsessed with finding his old bicycle.
Worldview’s film contributor Milos Stehlik weighs in on two films. First, the Israeli film Footnote was nominated for the "best foreign language film" Oscar. Director Joseph Cedar’s film swept up the awards at the Israeli version of the Oscars.