Cannes Film Fest 2018: Birds of Passage, Directed by Guerra (Embrace the Serpent) and Gallego

The Orchard has acquired American distribution rights to Birds of Passage out of the 2018 Cannes Film Fest.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Blanchett, Oscar-Winning Jury President, Leads 82 Women Protesting the Few Women in the Festival’s History

Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, Cannes film festival jury president this year, led a women’s march up the steps of the Palais Lumiere Saturday night, aiming to promote gender equality in the global film industry.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Blanchett, Oscar-Winning Jury President, Leads 82 Women Protesting the Few Women in the Festival’s History

Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, Cannes film festival jury president this year, led a women’s march up the steps of the Palais Lumiere Saturday night, aiming to promote gender equality in the global film industry.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: 5050×2020 Movement–Blanchett, Stewart, Cotillard, Jenkins, DuVernay Marching Up the Stairs

There are 82 women as a symbol for the 82 female-directed films that have played at Cannes’s official competition, compared with 1645 films directed by men,” said the 5050×2020 organization.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Arctic, Mads Mikkelson’s Survival Tale, Acquired by Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street has acquired North American rights to Joe Penna’s Arctic, starring Mads Mikkelsen.