Belfast Telegraph

Monday 21 April 2014

Angelina Jolie honoured

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie was honoured at the Cinema for Peace Gala last night.

The 36-year-old actress turned director was recognised for her movie In the Land of Blood And Honey on the fifth day of the Berlin International Film Festival.

Cinema for Peace highlights films that are about human rights abuses and genocides which Angelina's film covers.

Angelina's partner Brad Pitt looked very proud of the mother of his six children and beamed in delight as she accepted her prize.

The Tourist star said that she hoped her directorial debut will encourage a more open dialogue about rape and bring perpetrators to justice.

Angelina said earlier in the festival that she was eagerly anticipating the movie's premiere in Sarajevo which will occur this week.

Her film is about a Serbian soldier who finds his ex-girlfriend, a Muslim Bosnian, in a camp for sex slaves during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia.

"I'm nervous and I'm excited," she told reporters. "I'll probably cry through the entire thing.

"I'll be very, very moved because, of course, a lot of the people coming are the victims of war so it's going to be heavy."

© Cover Media

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Taurus:

Getting a handle on anxiety is critical. There's no point fretting over matters that are beyond your control. Fortunately, there have been many helpful books written on this subject. Acquiring coping strategies could be one of the smartest things you will ever do. The sooner you learn not to sweat the small stuff, the happier you will be. Life will become more spontaneous and you will take greater pleasure in daily blessings. Your relationships will also improve, both at home and at work.More