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COVID-19 update: Cannes postpones the may edition of the Festival to a later date

We were very sorry to receive this message from the Cannes Film Festival management (which, alas, we were expecting). We hear the Market might take another virtual form, but are still waiting for confirmations.   At this time of global health crisis, our thoughts go to the victims of the COVID-19 and we express our solidarity with all of those who are fighting the disease. Today, we have made the following decision : The Festival de Cannes cannot be held on the scheduled dates, from M...

Max Von Sydow RIP

Alan Schoenauer, our photographer friend sent us these pictures he took von the legendary Max von Sydow who passed this week. Here below with with Thierry Fremaux (at Lumière festival) Legion D'Honneur Festival Lumiere 2012 Below with french director Bertrand TavernierALOHA PICTURES ©  Winner First Price Photographer's Award Cannes Film Festival   Images Collection by  Alan Schoenauer Carlotti © & Patrick Mas...

73rd Festival de Cannes dates maintained

  The Official Selection will be unveiled by Thierry Frémaux, Festival de Cannes General Delegate, in attendance of its President Pierre Lescure, on Thursday, April 16th 2020 11 am CET, at the UGC Normandie during a press conference.   Accreditations continue at an intensive pace as we count so far an increa...

73rd Festival de Cannes 2020 Selection Committee announced

Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate of the Festival de Cannes, and Christian Jeune, Director of the Film Department and Deputy General Delegate, and Stéphanie Lamome, Artistic Advisor of the Film Department (a member of the Selection Committee for 10 years), unveil the 2020 Selection Committee :     Virginie Apiou After studying Modern Literature at la Sorbonne, Virginie Apiou became a journalist for the written press. She also directs TV doc...

Spike Lee to preside the Jury at the 73rd Festival de Cannes !

Spike Lee © Nicola Goode The American director Spike Lee is to serve as President of the Jury at the next Festival de Cannes. At 62, the filmmaker, who is also a screenwriter, actor, editor and producer, has made numerous films that have become cult objects, and he brought the questions and contentious issues of the times to contemporary cinema. But he never lost sight of the public, setting out to raise their awareness of his causes in film after film. Surrounded by his Jury, which wi...

Cannes Film Week : From December 2 to 8, Cannes films came to Buenos Aires!

Cannes films' world tour continues with the Buenos Aires Cannes Film Week from December 2 to 8 2019! The "Semana de Cine" has been held by the Festival de Cannes and the INCAA to coincide with Ventana Sur, the primary Latin American film market, for 11 years. The 2019 Palme d’or and six feature films from the Official Selection of the 72nd edition have been screened in Argentina: PARASITE (Gisaengchung) by Bong Joon Ho - Palme d'or LES ...

“Festival de Cannes Film Week” at K11 MUSEA announces masterclasses and lineup in Hong Kong

    The Festival de Cannes Film Week in Hong Kong from 12-17 November 2019 © RR Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes, and Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate of the Festival de Cannes, join forces with Adrian Cheng, founder of K11 Group, to bring the essence of the world’s most prestigious film festival to Hong Kong. Starting from 12 November in Hong Kong with its opening night celebration, the Festival de Cannes Film Week debuts six films from the...

Interview with 'Ice on Fire' (2019) Cinematographer Harun Mehmedinovic

Bosnian born award-winning cinematographer Harun Mehmedinovic, known for his Oscar qualifying short 'In the Name of the Son' (2007), is a modern Renaissance man. Of many talents, Harun is also a director, photographer and writer. His photography work has been published by media outlets such as The New York Times, Wired, Time, Forbes, NPR, CNN, Gizmodo, Slate, Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Vice, and Washington Post. He has contributed photographs and videos to Vogue Italia, National Geo...

Interview with Actor Goran Kostic for 'Little Joe' (2019)

Goran Kostic Accomplished and prolific actor/producer Goran Kostic was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. His starring role in Angelina Jolie's directorial debut 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' (2011) catapulted him to international recognition. Having appeared in next to sixty film and TV performances, he has worked on such prominent titles as 'Children of Men' (2006), 'Hannibal Rising' (2007), 'Taken' (2008), 'The Last Days on...

VIDEO: Interview with Bruno Chatelin on the beach for Boyz'n The Hood

Bruno Chatelin and Justice Singleton, 28 years after the presentation in Cannes of her father's film Boyz'n the Hood. Bruno was the distributor (Sony) who brought to Cannes the film and help ed John Singleton spread his unique message, still vividly remembered, an inspiration for many young filmmakers and for her daughter, a pôet and a filmmaker.     On stage speech from Justice Singleton at the Cinema de la Plage Cannes Classics presentation.  ...

Fatima Al Qadiri composed the original score for director Mati Diop's Atlantics

Atlantics screened on May 16th in the Grand Théâtre Lumière and  received best director award   ...

Post-classical pianist Jean-Michel Blais composed the original music to Xavier Dolan's new film Matthias & Maxime.

Selected for the Official Competition, the film will be screened on May 22nd in the Grand Théâtre Lumière.       ...

Rocketman, Review: Messed-up multi-millionaire music-maestro

Rocketman, Review: Messed-up multi-millionaire music-maestro Film-makers now need to ask themselves whether it makes good sense to churn out bio-pics with regular frequency. Does the genre hold enough promise to deliver quality cinema? In recent times, many of them are guilty of picking eminent personalities from films and music, with common traits, like troubled childhood, inability to handle fame and fortune, sexual mania or alternative sexual behaviour, and drug abuse. The phenomeno...

Cannes: A chat with Midi Z and screenwriter/actress Ke-Xi Wu about Nina Wu Un certain regard

(Still from Nina Wu, © Luxbox Films)  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   If only the films in Competition and those films in other sections such as Un Certain Regard, where Midi Z's ambitious and somewhat disorienting film Nina Wu premiered could also be up for the best actor  awards. If that were the case, then Ke-Xi Wu's dynamic turn as Nina Wu would have hands-down gotten the best actress award, especially since I watched the winning ac...

VIDEO: Justice Singleton on the red carpet remembering Boyz n the Hood

We were lucky to be able to capture some amazing moments on may 23 with Justice Singleton; the day Boyz n the Hood was screened on the beach with Cannes Classics.   ...

VIDEO: Press conferences A to Z Cannes Films in Competition

JURY - PRESS CONFERENCE - CANNES 2019 - EV Do not miss the press conference of films in competition A to Z   ATLANTIQUE - Press conference - Cannes 2019 BACURAU - Press conference - Cannes 2019 DOLOR Y GLORIA - Press conference - Cannes 2019 FRANKIE - Press conference - Cannes 2019  GISAENGCHUNG - Press conference - Cannes 2019 ...

UNIFRANCE celebrates 70th anniversary on the red carpet

  Unifrance gathered more than 70 personalities for an exceptional red carpet on May 20th, during the 72nd Festival de Cannes. This delegation was made up of artists, producers, directors, agents, sales agents, among all those who contribute to making French cinema shine in the world.       The personalities on the red carpet included:   Catherine Alméras - Directrice d...

VIDEO: Emotions with the Cannes winners viewed from the room

For 12 days, the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes has celebrated artists and films from different perspectives, making cinema a celebration of discovery and reunions shared all around the world. Tonight, on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Édouard Baer, the Master of Ceremonie, welcomed the Feature Films Jury headed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu to announce the 2019 Awards. PALME D'OR (UNANIMITY) GISAENGCHUN...

VIDEO: Rocketman and Elton John in Cannes: what an amazing day it was

press conference   There was great appreciation all along the panel today at the press conference for Dexter Fletcher's new Elton John biopic titled Rocketman. The film features upcoming stars Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Richard Madden. Before the release of the film, many people made various assumptions about comparing its theme to that of Bohemian Rhapsody from last year. But today, director Dexter Fletcher and lead actor Taron Egerton...

VIDEO: Thierry Fremaux at AMPAV

"Cannes is not mine, Cannes is made by everyone, a lot of organizations, a lot of people..."   ...

It Must Be Heaven: Elia Suleiman's Quirky Premiere Wowed Cannes Audience

It Must Be Heaven: Elia Suleiman's Quirky Premiere Wowed Cannes Audience (It Must Be Heaven Premiere, Elia Suleiman, © Lindsay Bellinger 2019)  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   I was lucky to watch the premiere of Elia Suleiman's glorious film with the director, cast and crew in the main theater. There was plenty of applause to go around, which was no shock to me. It Must Be Heaven world premiered in the Grand Theatre Lumiere was an entertainin...

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