Cannes Film Festival
Cannes, Sundance, Other Film Festivals Unite For 10-Day Global Streaming Event
More than 20 of the world's biggest film festivals have united to stream movies free on YouTube after the coronavirus pandemic made movie theaters close and forced the cancellation of annual showcases in Cannes and New York. The 10-day “We Are One: A Global Film Festival” will feature content curated by the Berlin, Cannes, Venice,…
Fasegha’s two weeks in Lagos shows at Cannes Film Festival
Award-winning writer and director, Kathryn Fasegha’s 2 Weeks in Lagos, is one of the films that made the ongoing Cannes Film Festival in France.
Kenya Lifts Ban On Lesbian Film
A ban has been lifted on Rafiki a film about lesbian love. This follows the film being shown at the Cannes Film Festival. The ban was lifted just for seven days to allow the film to be submitted for the Oscars. The ban was imposed in April to deter promoting homosexuality which is illegal in…
Barred Cannes director desperate to show his film at home in Iran
The female cast and crew of the new film by Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who is banned from leaving the country, said Sunday he was crushed he could not attend the Cannes premiere...
Must-See Looks From The Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet
The past few weeks have seen the world's attention shift from one alluring event to another. Yet, we haven't had enough. We are excited that the most fashionable film festival of the year is finally here, and is currently being held from 8 to 19 May 2018 in the south of France against the astonishing…
'The Square' wins big at Cannes Film Festival awards
Call it a jaw-dropping finish. Indeed, that was how things panned out for the 70th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, which closed last weekend in Cannes, Nice, South of France. Jaws literarily dropped when the Swedish comedy drama by Ruben Ostlund....
German Hollywood star Kruger ditches glamour to win at Cannes
Kruger, best known from blockbusters such as "Troy" and "Inglourious Basterds", plays a woman who loses her husband and son in a neo-Nazi bomb attack in "In the Fade" (Aus dem Nichts) by acclaimed German-Turkish director Fatih Akin.
Swedish comedy 'The Square' is surprise Cannes winner
In a stunning upset, the nine-member jury led by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar and including Hollywood stars Jessica Chastain and Will Smith awarded the trophy to director Ruben Ostlund.
Hitman film and AIDS drama tipped to win at Cannes
The Cannes film festival ends Sunday with a movie about a hammer-wielding hitman, a moving story of AIDS activists and a parable of Putin's Russia among the favourites to lift its top prize, the Palme d'Or.