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Mad Max Director To Head 2016 Festival de Cannes Jury

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 –

Luc Jacuet’s ‘Ice and the Sky’ To Close 68th Festival de Cannes

Luc Jacquet, director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins (La Marche de l’empereur), will present his fourth feature film, Ice and the Sky, as Closing Film of the 68th Festival de Cannes, Sunday, May 24 in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals. In this documentary Luc Jacquet discusses the scientific discoveries

Cannes Film Festival To Open With Female Directed Film For First Time

This year a female director will open the Festival. La Tête haute, a film by Frenchwoman, Emmanuelle Bercot, will open the 68th edition of the Festival de Cannes on Wednesday 13 May. La Tête haute tells the story of Malony, and his upbringing from six to eighteen years, as a children’s judge and social worker

67th Festival de Cannes Jury Announced

The New Zealand director, producer and screenwriter Jane Campion, winner of the Palme d’or for The Piano, will be the President of the Jury of the 67th Festival de Cannes. Cannes has always sought to adopt a universal and international approach, and in tune with this tradition, Campion will be surrounded by eight luminaries of world cinema,