cannes film festival

Cannes Film Festival will collaborate with other movie galas, but won't go virtual

The 73rd edition of the premier festival had already been postponed from its original mid-May dates to late June and early July.

published on : 11th May 2020

Cannes Film Festival delayed over coronavirus concerns

The festival was expected to attract about 40,000 attendees, including delegates to the film market that operates alongside the screening schedule.

published on : 20th March 2020

Eye-watering tale of budding transgender ballerina is Cannes hit

This year is no exception with a Belgian director's debut about a transgender budding ballerina trying to force her boy's body into executing perfect pointes drawing gasps.

published on : 15th May 2018

Cannes' leaders sign pledge to improve gender equality

Cannes director Thierry Fremaux signed the pledge Monday in a packed tent on the Cannes beach, along with Edouard Waintrop, artistic director of Cannes.

published on : 14th May 2018

Cannes tunes into Manto's world and anguished voice

"Manto", an Indo-French co-production got off the ground a couple of years ago in Cannes, where Das and lead actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui announced their collaboration.

published on : 14th May 2018

Cannes film festival: 82 women walk the red carpet in protest

Eighty-two women climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry.

published on : 13th May 2018

Detained Russian director Viktor Tsoi gets standing ovation at Cannes film festival

The cast of Kirill Serebrennikov's "Leto", a fast-paced biopic of the Soviet-Korean rock legend Viktor Tsoi, were cheered as the movie premiered at the world's top film festival.

published on : 10th May 2018

Cannes opening film 'Everybody Knows' sold to Focus Features 

The studio will distribute the film in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, select Asian territories and the Middle East, apart from Iran.

published on : 9th May 2018

From its history to new rules, all you need to know about the Cannes film festival

C for cinema, C for Cannes? Nope, Besides all the films and the film stars and the models, the Cannes film festival is also synonymous for its glamorous parties and haute couture.

published on : 8th May 2018

Scandal, protesting stars and bans as Cannes film festival opens

The most political Cannes film festival in years opens Tuesday with female stars vowing to protest on the red carpet, two top directors barred from attending and bans hanging over other movies.

published on : 8th May 2018

A few good women: Female filmmakers at the Cannes film festival

Of the 268 filmmakers who have claimed one of Cannes' top three prizes, only 11 -- or four percent -- have been women, an analysis by AFP shows.

published on : 8th May 2018

Here are all the films in the running for the Palme d'Or prize at Cannes

From an African-American detective infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan to Kurdish female fighters battling jihadists, here are the movies that will compete for the top Palme d'Or prize.

published on : 8th May 2018

Under house arrest, Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov misses Cannes film festival

Serebrennikov edited his film 'Leto' under house arrest after he was arrested on embezzlement charges he dismisses as "absurd."

published on : 8th May 2018

All you need to know about the nine Cannes film festival jury members

In a year rocked by the #MeToo movement, the jury of the Cannes film festival is both majority female and led by a woman for the first time.

published on : 8th May 2018

71st Cannes Film Festival: Changes announced to boost female representation

The festival would improve the male-to-female ratios of its selection committees, name more women as jury president and, in the future, select more films directed by women.

published on : 8th May 2018
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