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Capoeira

Capoeira is a combination of martial arts, sport and popular culture that developed in Brazil, by African slaves and Brazilian natives, starting in the 16th century. It was made to give slaves a chance to escape and to survive. Capoeira was illeg ...

                                               

Ganggangsullae

Ganggangsullae is a 5.000-year-old traditional Korean dance. It was first used to bring a good harvest and has become a cultural symbol for Korea. The females in Jeollanam-do usually dance this the most. Chuseok, the Korean style holiday a bit li ...

                                               

Harlem Shake

The Harlem Shake is an Internet meme that became popular in February 2013. It started with a video by a YouTube user named Filthy Frank. The trend spread with people trying to replicate the video. The videos feature the song Harlem Shake by elect ...

                                               

Irish dance

Irish dancing is an ancient art of dancing from Ireland. There are two main forms of dancing, the social dances where everyone can join in, and the dances performed for an audience. There are five main types of steps in Irish dancing. These are r ...

                                               

Lambada

The Lambada is a dance from Brazil. It is sometimes called the "forbidden dance". It started in the late 1970s. It became most popular in the 1980s. Its popularity was mostly in Latin American and Caribbean countries. The Lambada is a dance for t ...

                                               

Tarantella

A Tarantella is a very fast dance in 6/8 time. The name comes from the town of Taranto in Italy. People used to believe that if someone was bitten by a tarantula spider they needed to do this dance in order to drive out the poison. The dancer wou ...

                                               

Black Swan (movie)

Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological drama thriller movie set in New York City. It was produced by Ari Handel, Scott Franklin, Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer and Brian Oliver and directed by Darren Aronofsky. The movie was released in Italy o ...

                                               

Hairspray: Live!

Hairspray Live! is a television special that aired live on NBC on December 7, 2016. Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and hosted by Darren Criss.

                                               

La Land (movie)

La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical drama movie. Its title is a reference to the nickname for the city of Los Angeles. It is also an idiom for being out of touch with reality.

                                               

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 American drama movie. It stars John Travolta as a 19 year old working-class Italian American man named Tony Manero. Manero lives with his parents and works in a dead-end job at a small hardware store. He tries to es ...

                                               

Showgirls

Showgirls is a 1995 American movie by Paul Verhoeven. It stars Kyle MacLachlan, Elizabeth Berkley and Gina Gershon. It is set in Las Vegas, Nevada. The movie became the first - and so far, only - NC-17 rated movie to be given a wide release in th ...

                                               

Annecy International Animated Film Festival

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival was created in 1960. It takes place at the beginning of June in the town of Annecy, France. At first, it took place every two years. The festival became annual in 1998. It is one of the four intern ...

                                               

Berlinale

The Berlinale, or Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale is the worlds leading film festival held in Berlin, Germany. The Berlinale was first held in 1951, and since 1978 has been held every February. More than 200000 tickets are sold and ...

                                               

Feel Good Film Festival

The Feel Good Film Festival, also known as the Sunflower Film Festival, was held annually in Hollywood, California from 2008 to 2012. The Festival was the largest of its kind. It showed American, international, independent, and family-friendly fi ...

                                               

Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema

The Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema was created in 2005. It takes place at the beginning of September in the town of Kazan, Russia. It is an annual forum of cinematographers, and a place of regular meetings and an exchange of experi ...

                                               

One World Film Festival

One World is a movie festival that takes place each year in Prague, Czech Republic. The theme of the festival is human rights documentary movies. The Czech organization People in Need organizes the festival. People can watch about 130 documentary ...

                                               

Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is an American movie festival that takes place every year in Utah. It is one of the largest independent movie festivals in the United States. The festival is held in January in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and at t ...

                                               

Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the largest and publicly attended movie festivals. It attracts over 480.000 people annually. It was founded in 1976. In 2007, the Time magazine noted that TIFF had "grown from its place as the mos ...

                                               

Vancouver International Film Festival

The Vancouver International Film Festival is an annual movie festival in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is held for two weeks in late September and early October. It is held by Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society and it began i ...

                                               

Bayreuth Festival

The Bayreuth Festival is a music festival held every year in Bayreuth, Germany, at which performances of operas by the 19th century German composer Richard Wagner are performed. It was Wagners own idea to start a festival for his operas in Bayreu ...

                                               

Love Parade

The Love Parade was a big festival centered around Techno music in Germany. Trucks with loudspeakers and deejays played loud music and passersby danced to it. The festival began in Berlin in 1989. It had been held most years in different location ...

                                               

Woodstock 99

Woodstock 99 was the second music festival that tried to copy the feel of the original Woodstock festival. It was held between July 22 and 25, 1999, in Rome, New York, 200 miles from the original event. Unlike the original Woodstock and Woodstock ...

                                               

World Party Day

The internet, media and communication has accelerated one of the biggest social transformations in human history, facilitating the organization of global movements. Research has begun documenting the emerging social transformation of people aroun ...

                                               

Whoopee cushion

A whoopee cushion, also known as a razzberry Cushion, is a practical joke device, used in a form of flatulence humour. It produces a noise resembling a "raspberry" or human flatulence. It is made from two sheets of rubber that are glued together ...

                                               

Cnbc-e

Cnbc-e is a TV channel which broadcasts financial and entertainment programs in Turkey. Cnbc-e broadcasts TV series and movies in original languages with Turkish subtitles.

                                               

Media Matters for America

Media Matters for America is a left-wing organization that criticizes right-wing media. Journalist and political activist David Brock founded MMfA in 2004. It often criticizes Fox News.

                                               

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Alvin and the Chipmunks is an American animated music group. It was created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr. in 1958. The group is made up of three animated chipmunks who sing and talk. They are Alvin, Simon and Theodore. The trio is managed by a fiction ...

                                               

The Rage: Carrie 2

Rachael/Rachel, like Carrie, is a high school outcast who attends Bates High School, except that it is a new building because Carrie destroyed the first one. Also like Carrie, she has telekinetic powers, the ability to move things with your mind, ...

                                               

The Smurfs

The Smurfs are fictional little blue beings created by Peyo, a Belgian cartoonist. They first appeared in 1958, and later in a cartoon television show created by Hanna-Barbera Productions in the 1980s. On September 12, 1981, they were featured on ...

                                               

Peyo

Pierre Culliford, known as Peyo, was a Belgian comics artist. He is best known for making The Smurfs comic strip. Peyo was born in 1928 in Brussels. He was the son of an English father and a Belgian mother. On Christmas Eve 1992, Peyo died of a h ...

                                               

The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol

The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol is an American computer-animated short film, based on The Smurfs comic book series and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. It was directed by Troy Quane and it stars voices of George Lopez, Jack Angel, Melissa Stur ...

                                               

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Smurfs: The Lost Village is an upcoming 2016 American 3D computer-animated adventure-comedy movie. It is directed by Kelly Asbury. It is based on The Smurfs comic book series. The movie will come out in Summer 2016.

                                               

Star Wars

Star Wars is a series of science-fiction movies by George Lucas. As of December 2019, nine movies in the main series have been made by Lucasfilm Ltd, released by 20th Century Fox, and distributed by United International Pictures. Star Wars has be ...

                                               

Clone Wars

The Clone Wars was a period in the Star Wars movies. It was first mentioned in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and was explored later in several films, books, and television series. Within the Star Wars franchise, the Clone Wars are a set of bat ...

                                               

Confederacy of Independent Systems

The Confederacy of Independent Systems was an organization that appeared in the Star Wars movies. The CIS was led by the fallen Jedi Count Dooku. The armies of the Separatists had thousands of battle droids. The CIS launched attacks against the G ...

                                               

Femi Taylor

Femi Taylor is a Nigerian-British actress who is famous for playing Oola in Return of the Jedi, a Star Wars movie. She has also acted in TV shows and plays, and studied dance in New York.

                                               

The Force

The Force is a term from the Star Wars universe. It is a set of mystical powers that all the Jedi and Sith have. They can do many things with the Force, such as lifting an object up without touching it, shooting lightning out of their hands, chok ...

                                               

Galactic Empire

The Galactic Empire is the government that rules the Star Wars galaxy in the Star Wars series. They are the main villains in the first three Star Wars movies. It is ruled by Darth Sidious and enforced by his apprentice, Darth Vader. The Empire ru ...

                                               

Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles

Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles is a American LEGO animated web and television special film series produced by Lucasfilm Limited, WILFILM and Lego company. The series had two seasons as the first season aired in Cartoon Network and the second ...

                                               

Rebel Alliance

The Rebel Alliance was a group of people and aliens in the Star Wars series that fought the Galactic Empire and brought back freedom and democracy to the Star Wars galaxy. Important characters in the Rebel Alliance were Princess Leia, Bail Organa ...

                                               

X-wing

The X-wing is a starfighter from the Star Wars fictional universe. It is seen in the original trilogy movies and many books, games, toys, and other things. It is shown as a main starfighter for the Rebellion and later the New Republic.

                                               

Stargate (movie)

In a dig at Giza in 1928, scientists find a big metalic ring inscribed with hieroglyphics. Archeologist Doctor Daniel Jackson is called by the US Air Force to translate hieroglyphics on the ring. They find out that the ring is actually a piece of ...

                                               

Stargate Atlantis

Stargate Atlantis is a television series. It is a spin-off of the Stargate SG-1 series. The series starts at the beginning of the eighth season of Stargate SG-1. Mika McKinnon was a science adviser for this show and Stargate Universe.

                                               

Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1 is a science fiction television program. It takes place after the movie Stargate. The show started on July 27, 1997 on the TV channel Showtime, from 1997-2002, and then on the TV channel Sci Fi, from 2002-2007. The first episode, "C ...

                                               

Lino Grech

Lino Grech was a Maltese actor, writer, activist and director. He was known for his roles in Final Justice, Black Eagle and A Fine Romance.

                                               

Kariwood

Cinema in Karachi or Kariwood had its golden days in the 1960s when some of the prominent movie studios were in Karachi, making movies for the viewership of a large and growing working-class population. With a metropolitan area hosting the worlds ...

                                               

Lollywood

Lollywood is the name of Pakistani movie industry that is based in the city of Lahore. The name is a combination of the citys first letter with the name "Hollywood". The word "Lollywood" was first used in the summer of 1989.

                                               

Riaz Shahid

Riaz Shahid was a noted Pakistani filmmaker, movie writer, and journalist. His real name was Sheikh Riaz, but was called by his nickname Shahid. Riaz was from Lahore where he started his career as a journalist for newspaper Chataan and later join ...

                                               

Qateel Shifai

Qateel Shifai was born in Haripur, Hazara Division, British India now Pakistan. He adopted Qateel Shifai as his pen name in 1938. Due to his fathers early death, Qateel was forced to quit his education. Being unsuccessful in his business he decid ...

                                               

Movie criticism

Movie criticism is the evaluation of a movie. People who write their opinions about movies in newspapers and magazines or talk about movies on television, the Internet or on radio shows are called movie critics. Some movie critics also write book ...