Wednesday, 7th June 2023

Cannes Film Festival

22 May 2022
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 Jury,
5 Apr 2022
 The new Elvis Presley biopic by Australian director Baz Luhrmann will get its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the organisers confirmed on Tuesday.Tom Hanks, who features as the rock'n'roll legend's manager, Colonel Tom Parker, will be among the stars attending the premiere, which comes ahead of the worldwide release of "Elvis"…
17 Mar 2022
Tom Cruise is headed for the Cannes Film Festival in May for the long-delayed world premiere of the "Top Gun" sequel, the organisers said on Thursday. "Top Gun: Maverick" will play out of competition on May 18, festival director Thierry Fremaux said at a press conference in Paris. The film was originally supposed to open…
12 Jul 2021
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.
16 Mar 2021
Spike Lee will head the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in July, organisers said Tuesday, making him the first black person to take on the role. The American film-maker was supposed to perform the function at last year's event, but it was cancelled due to the pandemic. With Covid-19 still circulating at high levels…
28 Jan 2021
The Cannes Film Festival announced on Wednesday that it will move this year's event to July, due to safety concerns around the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The film festival which holds in May every year in Cannes, France, previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world. The organisers in a statement…
28 Apr 2020
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,…
19 May 2019
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.
22 Sep 2018
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…
13 May 2018
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...
11 May 2018
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…
16 Oct 2017
Zoe Brock said she met Weinstein at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival when she was 23 and was seated next to him at a dinner, not realising who he was.


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