International Film Festival in Rome
Director Mira Nair arrives at a photocall for the film "8" during the Rome International Film Festival in Rome on October 23, 2008. The film, a U.N.-backed movie made of eight short segments, each segment shot by a different director, aims to raise awareness of world poverty. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
The president of The 99s, an organization of women pilots, has honored actress Hilary Swank and director Mira Nair for their work on "Amelia," a film about pioneering U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart.
Mira Nair's "Amelia" is set to open the inaugural Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar, organizers announced Tuesday.
Scottish actor Ewan McGregor reportedly is set to co-star with Hilary Swank in the big-screen Amelia Earhart biography "Amelia."
Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur said he will direct a segment of "New York, I Love You," an episodic movie written by the late director Anthony Minghella.
Hollywood actress Hilary Swank has signed on to star in and executive produce a bio-pic about 1930s-era, pioneer aviatrix Amelia Earhart.
Production on the U.S. film versions of "Shantaram" and "Nine" has been delayed because of the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike, Variety.com said.
Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert is to receive the Gotham Award, a prize awarded to only one other film critic, The New Yorker's late Pauline Kael.
Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon says she had no problem baring her pregnant belly in a poignant scene in the new period film, "Vanity Fair."
Meera Nair's debut book of short stories, "Video," has been selected from those of more than 60 Asian-American writers for the 2003 Asian American Literary Awar
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