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Riz Ahmed-Backed Study Finds Severe Lack of Muslim Portrayals in Film

Despite Muslims being the fastest-growing, and most racially and ethnically diverse, religious community in the world, their representation onscreen is severely lacking. If a Muslim character does

Webby Awards: Dwayne Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Anthony Fauci Among Honorees

The winners and special achievement honorees for the 2021 Webbys have been announced. Honorees include Dwayne Johnson, Ava DuVernay, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Riz Ahmed, Andra Day, Yara Shahidi and…

Spirit Awards: Riz Ahmed Thanks “Daring” Genius of Director Darius Marder in Best Actor Speech

Accepting the award, the 'Sound of Metal' actor thanked the indie film community for allowing him to learn and grow his craft.

International Nominees Brave Travel, Tests and Quarantine for Their Oscar Moment

Many overseas nominees for this year's Oscars will link in remotely to the 93rd Academy Awards, but a surprising number — from Korea, Romanian, Italy, and elsewhere — are determined to be there in…

SAG Awards: Henry Golding, Cynthia Erivo, Sterling K. Brown and More Kick Off “I Am an Actor” Segment

In the opening segment, many shared their favorite television shows: 'The Great,' 'The Queen's Gambit,' 'The Flight Attendant.'

Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr., Carey Mulligan Among Eddie Awards Presenters

Jodie Foster and Seth Meyers will also present during American Cinema Editors' virtual ceremony.

Oscars: Riz Ahmed, Steven Yeun Make History With Best Actor Nominations

Ahmed is the first Muslim actor nominated in the category, and Yeun is the first Asian American best actor nominee.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Riz Ahmed (‘Sound of Metal’)

A Brit of Pakistani descent who in 2017 became the first Muslim and Asian male to win an acting Emmy discusses how his early work reflected and perpetuated inner…

Pedro Almodóvar, Aldis Hodge, Rita Moreno to Receive Tributes at Hybrid Miami Film Fest

Edson Jean's 'Ludi' will open a 2021 edition with in-theater and online screenings and Jayme Gershen's 'Birthright' will close the event.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Zendaya, Riz Ahmed and Maria Bakalova Among Virtuosos Honorees

Kingsley Ben-Adir, Andra Day, Sidney Flanigan, Vanessa Kirby and Tahar Rahim will also be feted during a virtual ceremony on April 3.

‘Flee’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Riz Ahmed and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau serve as executive producers on Jonas Poher Rasmussen's distinctive refugee story 'Flee,' a collage of animation and newsreel footage retracing one man's traumatic…

Palm Springs Film Fest: Riz Ahmed Tapped for Male Actor Award (Exclusive)

Previously announced 2021 honorees include Carey Mulligan, Gary Oldman and Chloe Zhao.