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Madja fotografeerde filmcrew en Arabische cowboys

September 21st 2017

Madja's liefde voor het filmen begon een paar jaar geleden op de set van de Jordanese komedie BLESSED BENEFIT, die vanavond in première gaat. Toen in 2014 de opnames begonnen, vroegen de makers van de film aan Madja of hij mee naar Amman wilde.

Regisseur Al Massad: ‘Alles is politiek, zeker in Jordanië’

September 19th 2017

Jordaanse aannemer belandt na een onbenullig voorval in de gevangenis. Wat normaliter aanleiding zou zijn voor een zware systeemaanklacht, verandert in de handen van Jordaanse regisseur Mahmoud al Massad in een luchtige komedieklucht.

U2 share video for new song ‘The Blackout’: watch

August 30th 2017

As promised, U2 have shared a new song. Watch the band’s performance video for “The Blackout.” The track is set to appear on U2’s forthcoming record, Songs of Experience. They’ve said that they will release the album’s first official single, “You’re the Best Thing About Me,” on September 6.

Watch U2’s live music video for new song ‘The Blackout’

August 30th 2017

"The Blackout" video was covertly filmed during the European leg of the Joshua Tree 2017 tour at Amsterdam's Westerunie venue in late July. It is the first offering from Songs of Experience, which the band will detail in full on September 6th, the day that the official first single "You're the Best Thing About Me" arrives.

‘School For Justice’ trains sex trafficking survivors

July 13th 2017

A new program in India is helping survivors of child sex trafficking get justice for others like them ― by pursuing careers in the legal system. The School for Justice provides funding and support to women who have escaped underage sex trafficking, so they can earn bachelor’s degrees in law.

Kevin Janssens naar den Antwerp voor voetbalthriller

July 12th 2017

Zet Kevin Janssens definitief voet aan wal in het buitenland? Het lijkt erop, want na zijn rol in de Franse film Revenge staat hij nu bij onze noorderburen op de set. In de thriller Catacombe speelt hij een doelman die de wereld van matchfixing wordt ingesleurd.

Hoofdrol Willem de Bruin in matchfixingfilm ‘Catacombe’

April 18th 2017

Voormalig Opposites-rapper Willem de Bruin speelt de hoofdrol in de nieuwe Nederlandse film Catacombe. Ook de Belgische acteur Kevin Janssens, Liliana de Vries en oud-profvoetballer Glenn Helder zijn in de film te zien. De regie is in handen van Victor D. Ponten.

School trains sex trafficking survivors as lawyers

April 13th 2017

As a young girl in Kultali, India, Lata went further in school than most girls in her village. But at 16 years old, her education was cut short — she married a boy who sold her to a brothel two months after their wedding. She felt like she had no future. Fortunately, Lata escaped sex trafficking. And now she's fighting back, by becoming a lawyer through a new specialized program in India.

Excitable reunion of Madonna’s dancers

February 2nd 2017

Film-makers Ester Gould and Reijer Zwaan seek out and reunite the backing dancers recruited by Madonna for her 1990 Truth or Dare tour and its accompanying documentary. This became a scandal for “backstage” footage of an all-male kiss, noted here as an under-remembered historical moment in gay openness.