Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Tarantino, Johansson to attend French Oscars  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 25/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN -Arab News) PARIS: Quentin Tarantino is to attend France?s equivalent of the Oscars ? its Cesar awards ? in Paris on Friday along with actress Scarlett Johansson, organizers said

The ?Django Unchained? director will be giving an honorary Cesar to the ?Don Jon? and ?Her? actress, the awards president, Alain Terzian, told AFP late Sunday

The French event will be held just two days before the US Oscars

Neither Tarantino nor Johansson are in the running for an Academy Award statuette, though ?Her,? a movie to which Johansson lends her sultry voice, is in the Oscar Best Picture race

Tarantino won a Cesar for best foreign film back in 1995 for his hit ?Pulp Fiction? and an honorary Cesar in 2011 for all of his work

Johansson, who is engaged to a French journalist, will be recognized at the Cesars for a career in which she has already made 35 films

However she could be in for a mixed reception in the French media

Last month she went on US television to declare that Parisians lived up to their rude stereotype

She also created a stir internationally by ditching her role as ambassador for British charity Oxfam in favor of continuing with an Israeli company, SodaSteam, which runs a factory on illegally occupied Palestinian territory.


 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 22 2014 - Plant closureThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A worker walks by Ford vehicles in a parking lot at the Ford assembly plant in Genk in the Belgian province of Limburg, yesterday. The Ford Motor Company has closed Genk ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Qatar- Global economy growth likely to be weaker than 2014: QNBThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) As 2014 comes to an end, the global economy shows signs of weakness with significant downside risks. Some of these risks are likely to materialise next year, leaving the ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Qatar- Woqod discusses its 2015 budgetThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Fuel's (Woqod) Board of Directors yesterday discussed its estimated budget for the coming fiscal.The meeting was chaired by Woqod's chairman Sheikh Saoud bin ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Qatar- Nakilat to build 11 vessels for New Port ProjectThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's New Port Project (NPP) has signed an agreement with Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) to construct 11 workboats for use at the port.The Minister of Energy and ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Egypt allows in travellers from GazaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing yesterday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Iraq's Shia fighters desert over food shortagesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Abu Murtada Al Moussawi answered the call last summer from Iraq's top Shia cleric to help save the country from the Islamic State group, but after less than three months on ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Tunisia's Essebsi claims vote victoryThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi claimed victory in yesterday's run-off election, which is seen as the final step to full democracy nearly four years after ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Indian Coast Guard to share maritime experiences with Qatari NavyThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS Vijit is on a visit to Qatar to share maritime experiences with naval personnel here.The ship on a voyage to Gulf countries, choose Doha as its ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Qatar- 10 organisations selected for CSR awardsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Ten private, government and civil society organisations will be honoured for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes at a CSR conference organised by Dar Al ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Qatar- Fully restored Sheraton Doha reopens its doorsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel reopened its doors to the public on National Day.The 30-year-old landmark has been completely restored, featuring extraordinary 1980s ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help