Cannes - other selections
In the early 2000s the average global viewer sat down in front of the TV for 38 hours a week and spent just a couple of hours watching video online
A hit in Cannes where it opened the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section, ‘Clash’ by Mohamed Diab has been selected as Egypt’s entry to the Oscars.
Houda Benyamina's debut 'Divines' caused a splash at Cannes picking up the Caméra d'Or award. The film is out now in France.
French biographical musical drama ‘The Dancer’ is based on the life of American dancer Loie Fuller who found fame in Paris in the late 1800s.
The Cannes screening of French-Icelandic rom-com ‘The Together Project’, was tinged with sadness as it came less than a year after the premature death of its director, Solveig…
As the glitter settles on the Croisette, let’s take a look at some of the films that left an impression at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
For his latest film, “Neruda”, Chilean director, Pablo Larrain, has once again teamed up with the Mexican star, Gael Garcia Bernal. The film follows
The Cannes Film Festival is not just about competition. And it’s not simply about glitz and glamour. There are more strings to its bow. Such as
Hungarian Holocaust drama ‘Son of Saul’ has been named the best film in the main Competition section of the 68th Cannes Film Festival by Fipresci
‘Mustang’ is a film by Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven and is presented as part of the Directors Fortnight, a parallel selection, at the Cannes
Following the success of the Academy Award winning Iranian film ‘A Separation’ the latest Iranian realist movie making waves at the Cannes Film
Presented at The International Critics Week at the Cannes Film Festival ‘Dégradé’ by the Palestinian twins Tarzan and Arab Nasser is set in a hair
With stunning views of the French Riviera and the spatial brilliance of the famed, “Bubble House” as a backdrop, Dior faced some serious competition
Tinseltown is about to get a lot more digital as players coming from the online entertainment industry invade the big screen. They bring their
“Everyone knows that traditional TV viewing for teens and tweens is dead. Not dying, dead.” Talk about a bombshell. Brian Robbins, founder and
Virtual reality (VR) is not a recent technology; it has been around since at least the 1980s. Since then it has mainly been limited to amusement
Leading the way and being led at the Cannes Film Festival was man’s best friend. Dogs took a bite of the limelight at the annual movie bash and were
The Cinéfondation prize is intended to encourage newcomers, by awarding prizes to short and medium-length films made by students. Only around two
When you think of the Cannes Film Festival, you think of those red carpet movies everyone is talking about. But the event is also an opportunity
‘Silvered Water, Syria self-portrait’ is based on amateur footage from the siege of Homs. Screened out-of-competition at the Cannes Festival, it
Armoured personnel carriers rolled down the beachfront in Cannes on Sunday (May 18), as Sylvester Stallone led an invasion of action stars to
Award-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanović has been honoured at the Cannes Film Festival with the European Commission’s MEDIA award. It was
A collection of jewels believed to be worth 40 million euros has been stolen from the luxury Carlton Hotel in Cannes in France. A robber wearing
Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival is an opportunity to find out what undiscovered filmmakers are doing. All sorts of films are shown
What will be the next Mad Men or Walking Dead? The television shows that will – hopefully – grip people around the world over the next few years are
With hundreds of films showing at Cannes, it would be easy to miss a good one. But critics say a real gem has premiered at the Festival’s “Director’s
Michael Douglas is at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his new film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, a sequel to the 1987 hit directed by Oliver