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Tag Archives: cannes

Cannes more inclusive, boosts number of female directors

Heavyweights in world cinema nominated for fest top prize LOS ANGELES, April 20, (Agencies): In 1946, the inaugural year of the Cannes Film Festival, Barbara …

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Fest opens with drama on, off screen

A few good women: female filmmakers at Cannes CANNES, France, May 8, (Agencies): The 71st Cannes Film Festival is opening with the premiere of Asghar …

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Myanmar’s ‘Venerable W’ chills Cannes – Kubrick’s little-known right-hand man takes a bow in fest

CANNES, France, May 24, (AFP): Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power, when corpses would wash up …

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Korea’s ‘film noir’ movies wow Cannes – Hidden dragon: fest eyes elusive Chinese movie market

SEOUL, May 23, (AFP): Beyond the gleaming towers of modern high-tech Seoul, it is the dark past of South Korea’s years of dictatorship, violence and …

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Trump docu stirs up start of Cannes – Fest spotlights NY as indie cinema powerhouse

CANNES, France, May 17, (AFP): The Hollywood elite jetted into France on Wednesday for the Cannes Film Festival, with a Michael Moore documentary “take down” …

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The directing duos who dominate film – Best & worst of Cannes

CANNES, France, May 16, (AFP): From the Warner and Lumiere brothers to the Boultings, cinema has been marked from its earliest days by remarkable sibling …

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Shia LaBeouf on his next big acting challenge – Aaron Paul thriller ‘Come and Find Me’ lands at Saban Films

LOS ANGELES, May 27, (RTRS): Before hitchhiking across the States as part of his #TakeMeAnywhere project, Shia LaBeouf was in Cannes to present Andrea Arnold’s …

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Cannes winners underscore contrast – Critics’ favorite films leave empty-handed

We say it every year — often repeatedly — over the course of Oscar reason, as we puzzle over the quirks and oversights of the …

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Iran, Philippines stars triumph at Cannes – Britain’s Loach joins elite club with second Palme

LOS ANGELES, May 23, (Agencies): The final awards ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival has concluded, with veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach winning the …

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Iranian cinema centre stage at Cannes – Directors Farhadi, Behzadi vie for awards

TEHRAN, May 20, (AFP): As Iranian films and actors compete this weekend at Cannes attention is turning toward the country’s thriving independent cinema sector which …

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