Cannes Film Fest 2017: Un beau soleil intérieur Kicks Off Directors Fortnight

The prestigious Directors Fortnight of the 2017 Cannes Film Fest will kick off with the world premiere of Un beau soleil intérieur, Claire Denis’ ambitious French drama, starring two of the world’s best actors today, Juliette Binoche and Gerard Depardieu.

Cannes Film Fest 2017: Uma Thurman, Head of Certain Regard Jury

Oscar nominee Uma Thurman (Pulp Fiction) will head up this year’s Un Certain Regard section in this year’s Cannes Film Fest.

Sundance Babes: Women Directors–Boden, Anne (Half Nelson, Captain Marvel)

Multi-talented, Anna Boden is a film director, cinematographer, editor, and writer. She is still best known as the co-writer of the 2006 film Half Nelson, for which Ryan Gosling won his first Best Actor Oscar nomination. She has been collaborating with fellow filmmaker Ryan Fleck on many projects. While studying film at NYU, Boden met Fleck […]

Cannes Film Fest: From Cultural-Intellectual ro Cinematic Event

In the first decade or so, the significance of the Cannes Film Fest went beyond that of a distinctly cinematic event. While major films were shown in competition, analysis of the jury reveals that many of their members were acclaimed writers and known intellectuals, both French and international.     Share this:

Cannes Film Fest 2016: Year 69–Ken Loach Wins Second Palme d’Or

The 69th annual Cannes Film Fest was held May 11 to 22, 2016. Australian director George Miller was the President of the Jury for the main competition. French actor Laurent Lafitte was the host for the opening and closing ceremonies. Japanese director Naomi Kawase served as the Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury president. American director […]