Film directors

Fassbinder & Scorsese | Athens | February 1

The Premiere Nights Athens International Film Festival is paying tribute to the celebrated German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus with the screening of two landmark films at the Goethe Institute in Athens ( from his years-long association with two great filmmakers: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, with whom he did 15 films, and Martin Scorsese, with whom he did seven.

France to try Polanski for alleged defamation: source close to case

Veteran Franco-Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski has been ordered to stand trial in France over his alleged defamation of a British actress who accused him of sexual abuse, a source close to the case said onn Sept. 1

The Paris court order did not specify a trial date for Polanski, 89, who was charged in October last year.

Bulgarian Actress Maria Bakalova will be in Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Maria Bakalova becomes part of the Marvel universe. The Bulgarian will take part in "Guardians of the Galaxy 3".

The actress confirmed the news and wrote:

"I am the happiest and most excited person in the world! It was one of the most difficult secrets to keep and I can't believe it's a reality."