Cannes Film Fest 2024: Payal Kapadia Makes History, First India to Earn Grand Prix (for “All We Imagine As Light”)

It is the first Indian movie in three decades to compete in Cannes’ main competition.

Cannes Film Fest 2024: Sean Baker’s “Anora” Wins Palme d’Or (Tribute to Sex Workers)

Anora is Baker’s third film to debut at Cannes, following The Florida Project and Red Rocket.

Most Precious of Cargoes, The: Oscar Winner Michel (“The Artist”) Hazanavicius’ Animation (Cannes Film Fest 2024)

Adapted from Jean-Claude Grumberg’s bestselling novel, “The Most Precious of Cargoes” is the first animated feature to vie for Palme d’Or since Ari Folman’s Waltz With Bashir in 2008.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga: Anya Taylor-Joy on “Female Rage” on Screen

The actress has pushed for several of her characters to show more than just tears in scenes: “We have reactions that are not always dainty or unmessy.”

Smashing Machine, The: Dwayne Johnson Transforms Into MMA Icon Mark Kerr in Benny Safdie’s Drama–First Look

Kerr was a two-time UFC Heavyweight Tournament Champion and World Vale Tudo Championship tournament winner.