Manoel De Oliveira, Portugal Director, Dead at 106

Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world's oldest filmmaker, has died, authorities said. He was 106.
The city council of Porto, where Oliveira was born and lived, announced his death Thursday on its website. It did not provide further details.
Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said in a statement that Oliveira "was a central figure in the international projection of Portuguese cinema and, through films, of Portuguese culture and its vitality." President Anibal Cavaco Silva said in a televised address that "Portugal has lost one of the greatest figures of its contemporary culture."