Spike Lee: “happy, surprised” to preside Cannes 2020

One of America’s most outspoken and talented directors, Spike Lee, will preside the prestigious jury at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival 2020. The filmmaker,...
Pan-African film fest 2020

Last call for submissions for the Int’l Pan-African film fest 2020

Running since 2004, every year the International Pan-African Film Festival in Cannes provides a showcase for film-makers from the broad African diaspora. Some 5,000...
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Cannes 1939: cancelled festival to be held in Orléans

The French town of Orléans is holding an unusual event next November: the Cannes Film Festival 1939. The idea is to run all the...
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Pushing the Limits cinema festival 2019

After the Cannes Film festival, the Pan-African Film Festival, Cannes is now also home to another exceptional cinema event: the Nuit de la Glisse/Pushing...

Alain Delon was almost the face of Cannes 2019

French icon was to feature on the festival poster French actor Alain Delon is causing ripples again. When the festival announced that the icon...
Workers preparing to raise the 2019 banner at Cannes

The festival banner is now flying!

As of Sunday, May 12, the banner for the 72nd Cannes Film Festival is now flying. Good luck to everyone that will attend. Keep...
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Sylvester Stallone to screen 4K version of Rambo: First Blood

With people already packing to fly to Cannes 2019, probably the last major announcement is that the legendary actor/director Sylvester Stallone will attend the...
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France and India to celebrate India Day at Cannes 2019

Although Hollywood remains the reference in cinema, far more movies are actually produced outside the US. The two main producers are the EU and...

Meet Paolo Moretti in Cannes

Following its 50th Edition last year, the Directors’ Fortnight turned a page when it selected its new General Manager, the Italian programmer Paolo Moretti....

Nadine Labaki named president of the Un Certain Regard jury 2019

Lebanese director Capharnaum returns to Cannes After winning last year’s Jury award at the Cannes Film festival 2018, director Nadine Labaki will be back...