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Cannes film festival postponed to survive coronavirus pandemic

Mar 20, 2020 - 6:27 PM

The Cannes film festival will not take place as planned in May, with its directors looking at postponing it until late June

Spike Lee to be first black president of Cannes film festival jury

Jan 14, 2020 - 5:15 PM

The 'BlacKkKlansman' director is the first person of black African descent to preside at the world's biggest film festival

South Korea's biting satirist Bong Joon-ho makes history at Cannes

May 26, 2019 - 10:47 AM

The Korean director picks ups the Palme d'Or for the movie 'Parasite'

South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho celebrates on stage with his trophy after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Parasite (Gisaengchung)" on May 25, 2019 during the closing ceremony of the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Antonio Banderas wins Cannes 'best actor' as Pedro Almodovar alter ego

May 26, 2019 - 10:19 AM

The Spanish actor wins his first major award for his role in 'Pain & Glory'

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas speaks on stage on May 25, 2019 after he was awarded with the Best Actor Prize for his part in "Pain and Glory" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP)

Climate change can be reversed, Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Ice on Fire' claims

May 23, 2019 - 11:20 PM

The actor who produced the documentary has once again teamed up with director Leila Conners, who he worked with in the climate documentary 'The 11th Hour'

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio arrives for the screening of the film "Ice on Fire" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 22, 2019. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

LOOK: Piolo Pascual, Shaina Magdayao attend premiere of Lav Diaz's 'Ang Hupa' in Cannes

May 23, 2019 - 5:36 PM

'Ang Hupa' is part of the 'Directors' Fortnight,' a non-competitive competition in Cannes

LOOK: Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere wears Michael Cinco to Cannes 2019

May 23, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Thai actresses Praya Lundberg, Sririta Jensen, and Bollywood celebrity Kangana Ranaut also wear the designer's couture gowns at the film festival

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt want to team up again after Tarantino movie

May 22, 2019 - 10:33 PM

Two of Hollywood's biggest actors star in 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood'

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and US actor Brad Pitt pose during a photocall for the film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 22, 2019. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Quentin Tarantino strikes Cannes gold with 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood'

May 22, 2019 - 11:48 AM

Twenty-five years after winning the Cannes' top Palme d'Or prize for 'Pulp Fiction', Tarantino gets some of his best movie reviews since 'Jackie Brown' in 1997

(FromL) Australian actress Margot Robbie, US film director Quentin Tarantino, US actor Leonardo DiCaprio and US actor Brad Pitt pose as they arrive for the screening of the film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 21, 2019. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

Elle Fanning faints because of 'tight dress'

May 22, 2019 - 10:21 AM

The actress says she fainted after wearing a tight dress during a gala dinner at the Cannes film festival

US actress and member of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival Elle Fanning arrives for the screening of the film "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 21, 2019. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Don't give up on radicalized Muslim youths, say Cannes directors

May 21, 2019 - 9:55 PM

Directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne say that their movie 'Young Ahmed' is a call not to give up on the 'lost' Muslim youth

Belgian director Luc Dardenne (L) and Belgian director Jean-Pierre Dardenne pose during a photocall for the film "Young Ahmed (Le Jeune Ahmed)" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 21, 2019. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP)

Liam Gallagher documentary to premiere at Cannes

May 21, 2019 - 9:38 PM

'Liam Gallagher: As It Was' is a feature-length documentary on the former Oasis frontman's 'years in the musical wilderness'

Richard Madden plays 007 peekaboo at Cannes

May 18, 2019 - 11:48 AM

The Scottish actor brushes off rumors he's set to play James Bond after Daniel Craig

British actor Richard Madden attends a press conference for the film "Rocketman" at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 17, 2019. (Photo by Sébastien BERDA / AFP)

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away

May 17, 2019 - 6:39 PM

The critically-acclaimed biopic on Elton John's life receives an extended standing ovation at the Cannes film festival

Film about the Christchurch mosque massacre announced at Cannes

May 16, 2019 - 12:17 PM

'Hello Brother' is co-written by Egyptian producer Moez Masoud, who will also produce the movie

A police officer secures the area in front of the Masjid al Noor mosque after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. - Attacks on two Christchurch mosques left at least 49 dead on March 15, with one gunman -- identified as an Australian extremist -- apparently livestreaming the assault that triggered the lockdown of the New Zealand city. (Photo by Tessa BURROWS / AFP)

Cannes rocks! Tsunami of pop stars make film festival splash

May 13, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Bono, Elton John, Rihanna, and Led Zeppelin are all expected to appear on the Cannes red carpet

ROCKETMAN. In this file photo taken on January 24, 2018 Sir Elton John performs two songs before holding a press conference in New York. The iconic singer is among the musicians set to appear at the Cannes film festival, which starts on May 14. Photo by Timothy A Clary/ AFP

Sylvester Stallone to show 'Rambo 5' teaser at Cannes 2019

May 09, 2019 - 10:34 AM

'Rambo V: Last Blood' will be shown as part of the out of competition in Cannes

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 14: Sylvester Stallone attends "Creed II" New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on November 14, 2018 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' to compete at Cannes Film Festival

May 02, 2019 - 7:59 PM

The highly-awaited film starring Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie is heading to Cannes this month

Lav Diaz's 'Ang Hupa' to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

May 02, 2019 - 7:12 PM

The film will be part of the festival's Director's Fortnight section

PREMIERE. 'Ang Hupa' by Lav Diaz is set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Image courtesy of the Film Development Council of the Philippines

ABS-CBN's ''Di Ka Pasisiil' wins Gold Dolphin at Cannes

Sep 28, 2018 - 8:04 AM

The documentary about the 2017 Marawi siege wins its second international award to date

GOLD. The documentary about the 2017 Marawi siege wins cold at Cannes. Screenshot from the documentary teaser

Japan wins Cannes top prize after Harvey Weinstein accuser takes stage

May 20, 2018 - 12:11 PM

'Shoplifters' wins the Palme d'Or, as women call for justice for victims of sexual abuse at the Cannes Film Festival

Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-Eda (R) poses on stage with Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)" on May 19, 2018 during the closing ceremony of the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

The week in photos: May 12-18, 2018

May 19, 2018 - 2:48 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A Palestinian youth waves a sparkler next a mosque in Gaza City on May 16, 2018, as the faithful prepare to start the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

Whitney Houston sexually abused as child says Cannes documentary

May 18, 2018 - 12:16 PM

'Whitney,' is made in cooperation with the late singer's family and premiered at the Cannes film festival

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston performs at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Male Hollywood stars must take pay cuts – Salma Hayek

May 13, 2018 - 10:21 PM

'Time's up. You had a good run but it is time now to be generous with the actresses,' Salma says to the men

US-Mexican actress Salma Hayek Pinault walk the red carpet in protest of the lack of female filmmakers honored throughout the history of the festival at the screening of "Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil)" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2018 in Cannes, southeastern France.  Only 82 films in competition in the official selection have been directed by women since the inception of the Cannes Film Festival whereas 1,645 films in the past 71 years have been directed by men. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

'Time's up': Female stars fight back at Cannes protest

May 12, 2018 - 11:20 PM

The women participating in the march reflect the breadth of female talent around the globe but acutely under-represented in the cinema world

'TIME'S UP' PROTEST. Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett arrives on May 10, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Cold War (Zimna Wojna)' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Cannes golden couple Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz return to open festival

May 07, 2018 - 8:17 PM

The couple star in Asghar Farhadi's Spanish psychological thriller 'Everybody Knows,' which is up for the Palme d'Or prize

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 06, 2018 Spanish actor and actress Javier Bardem (R) and Penelope Cruz pose during a photocall to present the film 'Loving Pablo' in Madrid.  The 71st Festival de Cannes will take place from May 8 to May 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OSCAR DEL POZO

Female stars dominate Cannes festival 2018 jury

Apr 18, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart, Lea Seydoux and director Ava DuVernay are among the members of the jury

Netflix pulls out of Cannes festival

Apr 12, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The decision partly stems from Netflix's refusal in 2017 to show their movies in French cinemas, which would have barred the company from putting their films on streaming until 3 years after


Star Wars spin-off to be presented at Cannes

Apr 07, 2018 - 12:32 PM

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is part of the Cannes out of competition films

Cate Blanchett to head Cannes festival jury

Jan 04, 2018 - 7:22 PM

The choice of Blanchett will be seen as politically charged after a deluge of allegations against powerful men in entertainment, politics and the media

CANNES JURY PRESIDENT. This file photo taken on December 07, 2017 shows Australian actress Cate Blanchett smiling during a photo call in Dubai. Patrick Baz/AFP

‘Marlina Si Pembunuh Dalam Empat Babak’ segera rilis di Indonesia

Sep 25, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Film ‘Marlina Si Pembunuh Dalam Empat Babak’ telah diputar diberbagai festival film internasional seperti Cannes dan TIFF

Para kru dan pemeran film 'Marlina Si Pembunuh Dalam Empat Babak'. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

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May 30, 2017 - 9:30 AM

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Swedish comedy 'The Square' is surprise Cannes winner

May 29, 2017 - 10:37 AM

Joaquin Phoenix Diane Kruger win Best Actor and Best Actress at the closing ceremony of Cannes Film Festival 2017

Daftar lengkap pemenang 'Cannes Film Festival 2017'

May 29, 2017 - 9:49 AM

Film The Square asal Swiss keluar sebagai pemenang utama

Sutradara film 'The Square', Ruben Ostlund, asal Swiss yang memenangkan kategori puncak, Palme d'Or di 'Cannes Film Festival 2017'. Foto dari akun Instagram festivaldecannes.

Karier Robert Pattinson bangkit di 'Cannes Film Festival'

May 26, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Menurut kritikus di Cannes Film Festival akting Robert Pattinson di Good Time patut dipertimbangkan

'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson revamps career at Cannes

May 25, 2017 - 11:48 PM

Cannes critics say Robert Pattinson s part in Good Time is a game changer

Cannes' red carpet falls silent for Manchester victims

May 23, 2017 - 11:50 PM

Cannes Director Thierry Fremaux leads the festival staff for a minute of silence on the red steps of the Palais des Festivals

Cannes mayor David Lisnard (C), General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Thierry Fremaux (6th L), President of the Cannes Film Festival Pierre Lescure (8th L), French actress Isabelle Huppert (4th R) and staff of the festival observe a minute of silence to pay homage to the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack that occured a day before, on May 23, 2017 at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Anne-Christine POUJOULAT

Netflix told their films should not win Cannes as festival opens

May 18, 2017 - 12:27 AM

Cannes jury chief Pedro Almodovar says that the Palme d Or should not be given to any of the films sponsored by the streaming giant

Spanish director and President of the Feature Film Jury Pedro Almodovar poses on May 17, 2017 among photographers during a photocall ahead of the opening ceremony of the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

'Marlina Si Pembunuh dalam Empat Babak' menuju 'Festival Film Cannes 2017'

May 15, 2017 - 1:38 PM

Film yang dibintangi Marsha Timothy ini akan tayang di sesi Quinzane des Realisateurs atau Directors Fortnight pada 24 Mei mendatang

Marsha Timothy memerankan tokoh Marlina di film 'Marlina Pembunuh Empat Anak'. Foto oleh IFI Indonesia.

Cannes to 'ban' streaming-only films from competition

May 11, 2017 - 12:38 AM

Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival accept this year s Netflix entries but announce a new rule for 2018

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 14, 2011 shows the Netflix company logo at the Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, CA on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.  The Cannes film festival effectively slapped a ban on future Netflix-backed movies May 10, 2017 after the streaming giant refused to screen its two films in this year's competition in French cinemas. / AFP PHOTO / Ryan Anson

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Producer, directors of 'Nakaw'

May 03, 2017 - 3:02 PM

The Filipino short film Nakaw is set to screen at Cannes 2017 Join us as we talk to directors Arvin Belarmino and Noel Escondo and producer Patsy Ferrer on their journey to Cannes

Photo courtesy of Cut Print Productions

Will Smith on jury of Cannes film festival – organizers

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:19 AM

The actor joins Jessica Chastain Fan Bingbing and Pedro Almodovar in this year s list of jury members

Trial opens for 20 in suspected French terror cell

Apr 20, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The trial opens as France is grappling with fresh fears of terror attacks

Cannes festival accused of airbrushing star's thighs

Mar 30, 2017 - 10:59 AM

There are many more important things to discuss in our world It s only cinema says Italian actress Claudia Cardinale on the alleged airbrushing of her photo

'Ma' Rosa' review: Mean streets

Jul 06, 2016 - 9:16 PM

The horror of Ma Rosa lies in its ability to unflinchingly portray a shocking universe It tops the cruelties already dealt with by a society that is forced to accept overpowering economic inequity writes Oggs Cruz

Screengrab from trailer courtesy of Center Stage Productions

Review ‘Prenjak’: Bukan melulu soal kelamin, tapi kegetiran bertahan hidup

May 31, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Prenjak memenangi kategori Semaine de la Critique Festival Film Cannes 2016

FILM PRENJAK. Salah satu adegan di film pendek berjudul 'Prenjak'. Film besutan sutradara asal Yogyakarta itu berhasil memperoleh penghargaan sebagai film pendek terbaik di Festival Film Cannes, Perancis. Foto dari screen capture Youtube

5 hal tentang film ‘Prenjak’

May 28, 2016 - 10:59 AM

Film Prenjak keluar sebagai pemenang film pendek terbaik di Festival Film Cannes 2016 Perancis

FILM PRENJAK. Salah satu adegan di film pendek berjudul 'Prenjak'. Film besutan sutradara asal Yogyakarta itu berhasil memperoleh penghargaan sebagai film pendek terbaik di Festival Film Cannes, Perancis. Foto dari screen capture Youtube

WATCH: Jaclyn Jose recalls meeting Kirsten Dunst, jury members in Cannes Film Festival

May 27, 2016 - 9:40 PM

Jaclyn recounts her experiences in Cannes with her daughter Andi Eigenmann

Brillante Mendoza addresses criticism of Jaclyn Jose's 'Ma' Rosa' performance

May 27, 2016 - 9:07 PM

Responding to critics who say that Jaclyn Jose s role was merely a supporting one Ma Rosa director Brillante Mendoza defends his lead actress performance

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

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