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  Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) for best film-- "The Tree of Life" directed by Terrence Malick (United States)Grand Prix runner-up prize-- "Once Upon A Time In Anatolia" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey) and "The Kid With A Bike" directed by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne (Belgium)Best director-- Nicolas Winding Refn (Denmark) for "Drive"Best screenplay-- Joseph Cedar (Israel) for "Footnote"Best actress-- Kirsten Dunst (United States) for &qu...

La Source des Femmes = Amazing

  Romanian-born filmmaker Radu Mihaileanu offers up another certifiably crowd-pleasing slice of world cinema in The Source (La Source des Femmes), a modern-day fable exploring female empowerment in the Arab world. Never one for subtlety, the writer-director tosses everything he can into this two-hour-plus humanist couscous, stirring in a mix of songs, sentiments and socio-religious questions set beneath breathtaking North African landscapes, and carried by a strong central performa...

Cinefondation Awards Prizes

  Doroteya Droumeva's German short Der Brief / The Letter, about a pregnant woman's mysterious letter, was chosen as the winner at the 2011Cannes Film Festival's Cinéfondation Awards during a ceremony held at the Buñuel Theatre.The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury — Julie Gayet, Jessica Hausner, Corneliu Porumboiu, João Pedro Rodrigues and President Michel Gondry — awarded the runner-up prize to Kamal Lazraq's Drari (France). The third prize went to Son Tae-gyum's Fl...

Arirang Wins Prize of Un Certain Regard Ex-aequo

 The section's jury president, Serbian director Emir Kusturica, announced the winners for best picture, Kim's "Arirang" and "Stopped On Track" by Germany's Andreas Dresen, at a glittering ceremony."Arirang", which drew a lengthy standing ovation when it screened during the 12-day event, is an emotionally raw film exercise aimed at curing a crippling bout of "director's block".The picture shows Kim, who won prizes at Venice and Berlin for "3-Iron"...

Directing Prize of Un Certain Regard Goes To Be Omid E Didar

Director of this film is Mohammad Rasoulof. ...

And The Award Goes Too!!!!! The Un Regard Special Jury Prize goes too Elena

 SYNOPSISElena and Vladimir are an older couple, they come from different backgrounds. Vladimir is a wealthy and cold man, Elena comes from a modest milieu and is a docile wife. They have met late in life and each one has children from previous marriages. Elena’s son is unemployed, unable to support his own family and he is constantly asking Elena for money. Vladimir’s daughter is a careless young woman who has a distant relationship with her father. A heart attack puts Vladimir in ho...

amfAR Event LOREAL After Party

amfAR LOREAL after party was amazing, everyone became very relaxed and definitely let their hair down a bit and got out on the dance floor!!!!!!!!!!!!! Guests of the After Party included Kanke West, Brooke Shields, Sean Penn, and many more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The amount raised at this event alone just because of tickets purchased also help to raise money for the research of AIDS...

amfAR Event Raises 10,000,000

amfAR event Cinema Against Aids Raises 10,000,000 dollars for research!!!!!! the event that took place was absolutely gorgeous! Some of the guest in the room were Jane Fonda, Goldie Hawn, Kanye West, Naomi Campbell and many more!!!!!! ...

amfAR Event Tonight!!!!!!!!!

amfAR event tonight in Antibes and guess who will be covering the event!!!! Yours Truly! Will keep you all updated with the event later tonight!!!!! amfAR Cinema against Aids will bring out some of the biggest names of the world! Elton John, Donatella Versace, Angelina Jolie and More!...

The Slut, Critics Week

Tamar, 35, a beautiful young woman, lives alone with her two daughters. She can't restrain her sexual appetite and gives herself to several men of the village. Shai, a young veterinary, just moved in the region and soon falls under the spell of Tamar. They quickly become lovers but will Tamar be satisfied with only one partner? This film is showing at the Miramar and has received many mixed reviews!!! It is definitely on of the Critics Week Film Shockers ...

The Hub Bub In the Streets of Cannes

  In a week when men behaving badly dominate the headlines, a refreshing sense of cognitive dissonance has set in at the 64th Cannes Film Festival.  The festival features a record four female directors in contention for the coveted Palme d’Or — the festival’s grand prize, which will be bestowed on May 22. But some of this year’s most highly anticipated films by men, including such legendary figures as Terrence Malick, Lars von Trier and the Dardennes brothers, have shared a st...

Take Shelter- A Must See

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. The film was first shown at the Sundance Film Festival were it received rave reviews, then it made its way across the big pond to Cannes. This knockout prestige picture is a masterfully controlled piece of work on every level -- from its precise modulation of mood to its piercing emotional accuracy, its impeccable craftsmanship and breathtaking imag...

17 Girls/ 17 Filles/ Rave Reviews at Festival

   This film recently debuted at the Miramar's Semaine de la Critique Internationale. Inspired by a 2008 occurrence where 18 American high propagandize students were concerned in an purported “pregnancy pact,” a French dramedy 17 Girls (17 Filles)offers a rarely aestheticized nonetheless impossibly vale imagining on contemporary teenage angst.  After viewing the film, movie watchers all had the same expressions and opinions on the film which were: Wow!!!! What a great movie! Th...


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