Cannes Film Festival

Annual film festival held in Cannes, France

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The Cannes Festival, until 2002 called the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world. Founded in 1946, the invitation-only festival is held annually at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. It is one of the "Big Three" alongside the Venice Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.

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Virginie Efira hits a career high as the protagonist of Justine Triet’s “Sibyl”, a clever and stylish thriller that wrapped up the most exciting – and..
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One of the four women competing for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival Jessica Hausner and her leading actress Emily Beecham speak to Eve Jackson about..
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CANNES, France (AP) - Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or this year, at least he's not coming home without a trophy. The director of the Cannes..
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French provocateur Abdelatif Kechiche is in unapologetic mood with his leery “Mektoub My Love: Intermezzo”, an exhausting and sexually-explicit nightclub..
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Meet the Latino female filmmakers flying the flag in "uncomfortable" times at Cannes.
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After the one-two punch of Quentin Tarantino and Bong Joon-ho, the Cannes Film Festival struggled to shake off the hangover with a pair of underwhelming..
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In 1994, Quentin Tarantino’s "Pulp Fiction" won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 23)
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Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat was first at the Cannes Film Festival with a short film she made for $100 when she was 21. Since then, she's won the directors'..
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Tarantino and 'Hollywood' stars hold Cannes press conference
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Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film..
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The stars of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" - Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie - bring high wattage glamour to the Cannes red..
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt gives us the bromance of the festival in “Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood”, Quentin Tarantino's ode to Tinseltown at the..
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Critics are gushing over Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after Cannes Film Festival premiere.
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Today at the Cannes Film Festival, Palme winning director Quentin Tarantino climbed the red carpet with his latest film "Once upon a time in Hollywood", starring..
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Elle Fanning reassured everyone that she's OK after suffering a medical emergency at the Cannes Film Festival Monday evening due to her tight dress.
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The Cannes Film Festival blends the erotic with the cerebral in a pair of 18th century period pieces set four years apart: Céline Sciamma’s fiery “Portrait..
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Elle Fanning reassured everyone that she's OK after suffering a medical emergency at the Cannes Film Festival Monday evening. The culprit? Her gown.
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Actress Gong Li honored with the Women in Motion award at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 20)
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Cannes witnessed the rise and demise of Diego Maradona in Asif Kapadia’s documentary on the fallen God of football, while Terrence Malick tackled faith and..
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British director Asif Kapadia’s highly anticipated third documentary feature, Diego Maradona, premiered Out of Competition at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on..
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An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his..
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The first transgender lead actress of colour to star in a film at the Cannes Film Festival speaks to Eve Jackson about making history, trans rights in the US and..
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Filmmaker Asif Kapadia gets closer to Diego Maradona than any England defender ever could.
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Rights groups are railing against this year’s Cannes Film Festival for its decision to honour legendary French actor Alain Delon, whose views on women,..
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When Kleber Mendonça Filho’s last film was at the Cannes Film Festival, its resonance with Brazil’s political turmoil was uncanny. In "Aquarius", a..
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British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)         ......
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Two-time Palme D'or winner Ken Loach premieres his latest film "Sorry We Missed You" at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 17)
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Protestors take to the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to protest the death of documentary filmmaker Mauricio Lezama. (May 17)
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Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the..
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Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray share their "pride" at killing zombies in Jim Jarmusch's new "The Dead Don't Die," which opened this year's Cannes Film Festival...
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Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and..
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Selena Gomez has a massive social media following, even if she only uploads photos occassionally, usually for special events . Social media has been very good to..
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A French power couple went on trial this week, suspected of having hidden millions of euros in ill-gotten assets. We also take a look at the Eiffel Tower's 130th..
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FRANCE 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson brings us the latest from the Cannes Film Festival, telling us about the premiere of Elton John’s biopic, "Rocketman" by..
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Jean Dujardin made history a few years ago when he became the first French actor ever to win an Oscar - for the film "The Artist", which premiered at the Cannes..
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Taron Egerton prepares to show off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.
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