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.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Jury on #MeToo, Gender Politics, and Choosing the Winner

At a press conference on Tuesday, the 2018 Cannes jury downplayed the impact of gender politics on their choice of the Palme d’Or winner.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: 71ST Edition Dedicated to Pierre Rissient, Cinema Warrior, Man of Cannes

We are deeply saddened by the news that the cinephile, historian and director Pierre Rissient died this weekend, aged 81. That is why we would like to pay tribute to him, on this opening day of the 71st Festival de Cannes.

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Freamaux on Lars von Trier, Netflix, and Sexual Harassment

Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux met with the press a day before the events begins, during which he discussed the Netflix controversy, forgiving Lars von Trier, new sexual harassment hotline, and disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein. The festival has urged Netflix to allow Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, about his early years in Mexico, to premiere […]