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Angela Yeoh is on the highway to stardom together with her function within the #MeToo movie “She Stated”, concerning the investigation into Harvey Weinstein. The previous FRANCE 24 presenter performs Rowena Chiu, the Hollywood producer’s former assistant, within the film directed by Maria Shrader. Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play the New York Instances journalists who uncovered the movie producer. Angela speaks to Eve Jackson about her function and the way she went from FRANCE 24 to the audition rooms of Hollywood. Weinstein is serving 23 years in jail and is at present on trial in Los Angeles on different sexual assault claims.
We additionally speak concerning the controversy behind Pakistan’s first ever entry for the Oscars. The groundbreaking characteristic “Joyland” has obtained world accolades: it was the primary Pakistani movie to be proven on the Cannes Movie Competition, the place it gained a lot of prizes. However simply earlier than it was on account of be launched at dwelling, this story of a transgender love affair was banned in Pakistan for being “extremely objectionable materials”. If a movie shouldn’t be launched in its nation of origin it can not compete for an Academy Award. The ban has now been overturned.