Cannes Film Festival

Vincent Lindon at the Opening Ceremony of Cannes

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A moving, outward-looking ceremony with a conscience and speeches that will resonate across the 12 days of the event such as the one given by Vincent Lindon, president of the Feature Films
2 years ago
From L) US director Kogonada, US actress Haley Lu Richardson, Indonesian-US actress Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja and British actress Jodie Turner-Smith arrive for the screening of the film "After Yang" as part of the Un Certain Regard selection at the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, southern France, on July 8, 2021. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

Gem thieves rob Hollywood star at Cannes film festival

Hollywood star Jodie Turner-Smith has fallen victim to the curse of Cannes -- the jewellery thieves who regularly haunt the world's biggest film festival.
3 years ago
Rafiki Film. Photo: Kiss FM

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
6 years ago
(From L) Iranian actress Behnaz Jafari, a translator, Iranian actress Marziyeh Rezaei, the empty seat of Iranian director Jafar Panahi and Iranian director of photography Amin Jafari attend on May 13, 2018 a press conference for the film "3 Faces (Se Rokh)" at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Laurent EMMANUEL / AFP

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
6 years ago
Some Nigerians and foreign participants at Cannes International Film Festival... in Nice, France

‘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
7 years ago