Search videos within

Arts & Culture

  • Oscars: Iran's Asghar Farhadi boycotts 89th academy awards

    Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has won a second Oscar. The world-renowned film-maker decided not to attend the award ceremony in protest over President Trump's immigration ban.

    Oscars: Iran's Asghar Farhadi boycotts 89th academy awards
    Oscars: Iran's Asghar Farhadi boycotts 89th academy awards

    Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has won a second Oscar. The world-renowned film-maker decided not to attend the award ceremony in protest over President Trump's immigration ban.

    02:29Feb 27, 2017

  • Samba schools get creative with politics at Rio carnival 2017

    Brazil's world famous Carnival festival is coming to a close. Dancers and party-goers from all over the country come to Rio de Janeiro to take part in the parades. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Rio de Janeiro.

    Samba schools get creative with politics at Rio carnival 2017
  • Moonlight wins best picture Oscar after onstage gaffe

    The 89th Academy Awards have wrapped up in Hollywood with an extraordinary upset and an unprecedented gaffe that saw one winner swapped for another.

    Moonlight wins best picture Oscar after onstage gaffe
  • Palestinian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol song contest

    It is a competition that brings the Arab world to a standstill, at least for a few hours. This year's winner is a Palestinian - and a member of Bethlehem’s small community of Christian Assyrians. Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Bethlehem.

    Palestinian Yacoub Shaheen wins Arab Idol song contest
  • Africa's biggest film festival kicks off in Burkina Faso

    The African Film Festival is taking place in Burkino Faso. The event has traditional dance and drumming. It also plays a vital role in reflecting life in Africa. Al Jazeera's Renee Odeh reports.

    Africa's biggest film festival kicks off in Burkina Faso
  • Brazilians get creative with politics at Rio carnival

    Thousands of Brazilians have kicked off their celebrations in Rio de Janeiro for the annual carnival. This year, many are using the five-day festival to mix politics with celebrations.

    Brazilians get creative with politics at Rio carnival
  • Diversity takes spotlight at Oscars 2017

    The 89th Academy Awards are set to kick off on Sunday. Musical La La Land is leading the pack with 14 Oscar nominations. But for the first time in history, six African-American actors are nominated for major awards.

    Diversity takes spotlight at Oscars 2017
    Diversity takes spotlight at Oscars 2017

    The 89th Academy Awards are set to kick off on Sunday. Musical La La Land is leading the pack with 14 Oscar nominations. But for the first time in history, six African-American actors are nominated for major awards.

    02:25Feb 26, 2017

  • Japan's Yayoi Kusama's holds landmark exhibition in US

    More than 300,000 people are expected to visit Washington this spring to see the biggest ever exhibition of works by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

    Japan's Yayoi Kusama's holds landmark exhibition in US
  • Twelve Johannes Vermeer masterpieces on show at Louvre

    Paintings by the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer are scattered around the world. But after five years of work, the Louvre museum in Paris has managed to bring together 12 of his masterpieces at a rare exhibition.

    Twelve Johannes Vermeer masterpieces on show at Louvre
  • UK scheme aims to preserve Iraq's antiquities

    Some Iraqi ancient sites have suffered destruction from ISIL. But the British Museum in London is hoping that their programme of hi-tech resources and training will help to preserve the ancient monuments.

    UK scheme aims to preserve Iraq's antiquities
  • Brexit concerns ruffle UK fashion industry

    Fashion is big business in the UK, but its future is far from clear in the post-Brexit environment. Many designers are worried they may have to leave the industry to avoid additional taxes. Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London.

    Brexit concerns ruffle UK fashion industry
  • Buzz culture: UK tattoo event draws large crowds

    Fans of body art and tattooing have gathered in London to see some of the top artists in the field. Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from The Tattoo Collective in East London.

    Buzz culture: UK tattoo event draws large crowds