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Cannes 2016: 10 Must-See Movies

Cannes 2016: 10 Must-See Movies

Cannes Film Festival runs for the 69th time this year. Festival’s officials have decided they will be making it harder each year for us journalists and critics to make a top 10 list: how can someone exclude artists such as Woody Allen, Sean Penn, Pedro Almodóvar, and all those A- list names arriving at the

The Jury For The 69th Festival de Cannes Is…

The 69th Festival de Cannes will be presided by the Australian director, screenwriter and producer, George Miller. Cannes has always sought to adopt a universal and international approach, and in tune with this tradition, George Miller will be surrounded by eight luminaries of world cinema, from Iran, Denmark, United States, Italia, France, Canada and Hungary.

Cannes Security Simulates Terrorist Attack Pre Festival

Yesterday, the city of Cannes simulated a terrorist attack prior to the start of its famed film festival in order to test the response time and effectiveness of its emergency forces. Below, you can see in the video that the simulation included 4 armed terrorist, fake explosions, and “injured” civilians. Included in the procedure were

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Mad Max Director To Head 2016 Festival de Cannes Jury

The 69th Festival de Cannes will be presided over by the Australian director, screenwriter and producer, George Miller. It was in Cannes last May that Mad Max: Fury Road set out on its fantastic cavalcade across our screens. The film, shown Out of Competition in the Official Selection, marked the return not only of the

Un Certain Regard Awards Announced At 2015 Festival De Cannes

Un Certain Regard 2015 presented in competition 19 films hailing from 21 different countries. Four of the works were first films. The Opening film was An by Naomi Kawase. With Isabella Rossellini (filmmaker – United States, Italy) as its President, the Jury was comprised ofHaifaa al-Mansour (director – Saudi Arabia), Panos H. Koutras (director –

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