To celebrate the russian presence in Cannes this year, the country's representatives organised a succesful champagne reception at the Film Market gathering media and market professionals to speak about Russian cinema and its new horisons. One of the biggest moments for Russian cinema this year in Cannes is the film "Uchenik (Student)" by Kirill Serebrennikov, part of this year's Un Certain Regard official selection.
Here are some photos from the event yesterday afternoon...
Dubai’s debut animated feature tells the captivating tale of Bilal, a young boy forced into slavery, but who dreams of throwing off his chains and becoming a great warrior.
The film is based on the life of the historical figure Bilal Ibn Rabah, an African slave who became one of the early followers of the Prophet Muhammad and the first muezzin in history to call for prayer.
Set in a desert valley in western Saudi Arabia, Mecca, during the earliest Islamic ages of 580-640 AD, Bi...
In 2016, the Festival de Cannes has decided to carry out a complete revamp of our digital media. By the time the makeover is complete in 2017, we aim to be able to offer cinema professionals and moviegoers a brand new web environment that will reflect the latest graphical and ergonomic trends.
In keeping with our vocation, the Festival will be seeking to showcase and support the cinema inter...
Monday, May, 16th, the Festival de Cannes will welcome Robert De Niro in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals for a unique and special screening in Official Selection of Hands of Stone by Venezuelan director Jonathan Jakubowicz.
The movie is about the common history of Panamanian boxer Roberto Duràn (Edgar Ramírez) and manager and coach Ray Arcel (Robert De Niro) who is going to take him to the highest worldwide successes of...
A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.
Ayman Jamal is the founder and Producer of Barajoun Entertainment. He has extensive expert...
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The Caméra d’or gathers first films from the Official Selection, the Semaine de la Critique and the Directors’ Fortnight. It will be handed out during the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, May, 22nd.
Catherine CORSINI - President (Director, Société des Réalisateurs de Films - SRF)
Jean-Christophe BERJON (Syndicat Français de la Critique de Cin&eac...
The first Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury sat in 1998. This year it is presided over by the Japanese director and writer Naomi Kawase, and brings together the following names from the film world:
Marie-Josée CROZE – actress – Canada, France
Jean-Marie LARRIEU – director, screenwriter – France
Radu MUNTEAN – director, screenwriter – Romania
Santiago LOZA - director, playwright, w...
The Jury of Un Certain Regard will award its prizes during the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, May, 21st. There are 18 films in Competition. The opening film will be Clash by Mohamed Diab (Egypt).
Marthe KELLER - President actress (Switzerland)
Jessica HAUSNER, director and producer (Austria)
Diego LUNA, actor, director and prod...
Mohamed Diab's film Eshtebak (Clash) has been selected to open the prestigious Un Certain Regard at Festival de Cannes (11- 22 May). Landing a world premiere at Cannes, Clash marks Egypt's comeback to the festival's official selection after three years of absence since Yousry Nasralla's After the Battle in 2012.
The film tackles the state of political unrest that prevailed Egypt following the removal of President Morsi from power. Written by Khaled Diab...
Réalisé en 1989 par Milos Forman, Valmont a retrouvé toute sa splendeur originelle après une minutieuse restauration du son et de l’image effectuée au sein du laboratoire de l’Immagine Ritrovata à Bologne.
Le 69ème Festival de Cannes rendra hommage à l’adaptation affranchie du célèbre roman épistolaire, qui apporte au chef-d’œuvre de Choderlos de Laclos, un parfum d’innocence et de...
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. The Jury will therefore include four women and four men around George Miller. Their task will be to decide between the ...
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A wry comedy which chronicles the challenges of work and love and observes the quiet triumphs and defeats of daily life, and the poetry evident in its smallest details.
As announced at the press conference on 14th April, the following films – for the most part viewed after this date – complete this year’s Official Selection:
THE SALESMAN by Asghar Farhadi (Iran)
UN CERTAIN REGARD
Opening film : ESHTEBAK (CLASH) by Mohamed DIAB (Egypt)
7 films selected out of 1 100 screened
Charles Tesson, the Artistic Director of La Semaine de la Critique, comments the 2016 selection. La Semaine de la Critique supports emerging talents with a programme of 10 first and second features, along with 15 short and mid-length films. With seventeen countries represented, this 55th selection explores new territories, namely Asia and the Middle East. This 50+5 edition reveals new talents conveying atypical universes and is marked by the strong comebac...
Divines - Houda Benyamina
Dog Eat Dog - Paul Schrader
Fai Bei Sogni - Marco Bellocchio
Fiore - Claudio Giovannesi
L’Économie du couple - Joachim Lafosse
L’Effet aquatique - Sólveig Anspach
La Pazza Gioia - Paolo Virzì
Les Vies de Thérèse - Sébastien Lifshitz
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Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes, and Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate, present the Official Selection of the 69th Festival de Cannes Press Conference.
The Festival de Cannes will be held from May, 11th until May, 22th 2016.
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Bertrand Tavernier with a world premiere preview, a conversation with William Friedkin, a 1966 celebration, the 70th anniversary of the Fipresci prize, Wiseman & Depardon, two giant documentary filmmakers, unknown features from far away countries, film libraries honored, Eastern Europe movies, documentaries about cinema, great popular films, genre films, science fiction, comedies, an animation film, gothic hor...
It is finally here! The official selection of the 69th Festival De Cannes was announced at a press conference this morning and the expectations are set high for this year's Competition with names like Xavier Dolan, Jim Jarmusch, Alain Guiraudie, the Dardenne bros, Pedro Almodovar, Andrea Arnold and Ken Loach among the directors who will compete next month for the Palm D' Or.
Here is the full list of films in Competition, Un Certain Regard, Midnight and Special Screenings.
William Friedkin © Pat York
American director William Friedkin will give the Cinema Masterclass of the 69th Festival de Cannes. Following in the footsteps of Martin Scorsese, Nanni Moretti, Wong Kar-wai, Quentin Tarantino, Marco Bellocchio, Philip Kaufman and Jacques Audiard, he will take to the stage at the Buñuel Theatre in the Palais des Festivals to talk with the audience. The Masterclass will be hosted by film critic Michel Ciment.
Pinoy short film “Maria” will take part in the Short Film Competition or Cannes Court Métrage of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival in May.
“Maria” is part of the anthology “Anatomiya Ng Pag-ibig,” an entry to the 2015 Cinemalaya Film Festival, which features 12 stories about love.
The cast of Maria
The six-minute film starring Glaiza de Castro and Chynna Ortaleza tells the story of a lady who grew up in a religious and conserv...
The oldest among the parallel sections of the Cannes Film Festival, La Semaine de la Critique will celebrate its 55th edition by putting the spotlight on the films and talents discovered since its 50thanniversary. In collaboration with the Parisian agency les bons faiseurs, La Semaine chose the image which better reflects this 50+5 edition: the magnificent actress Jessica Chastain in a scene from Take Shelter, second feature film by Jeff Nichols where her performance in one of her fi...