Cannes Film Fest 2022: Julien Rejl as Artistic Director of Directors Fortnight, Rebrands as Quinzaine des Cinéastes

Appoints Julien Rejl as Artistic Director, Rebrands as ‘Quinzaine des Cinéastes’

Cannes Film Fest 1970: Year 23–Altman’s MASH Wins Top Award

The Palme d’Or was awarded to the military satire MASH by Robert Altman, resurrecting his fledgling directing career. In the next two decades, Altman would become regular presence at the event.

Cannes Film Fest 1969: Year 22–Lindsay Anderson’s If… Wins Top Award

At this edition, a new sidebar was established, the innovative and significant Directors Fortnight. Top winner was Lindsay Anderson’s comedy, If…

Cannes Film Fest 1968: Year 21–Event Cancelled Mid-Way due to Politics

The 21st Cannes Film Fest was planned to take place May 10-24, 1968, but it was cancelled mid-way due to the socio-political turmoil of May 1968.

Cannes Film Fest 2022: Buzzy Titles

Julia Garner, Juliette Binoche, Woody Harrelson and ‘Parasite’ Star Song Kang-ho Among Hot Sales Titles Buyers are likely to target the safer bet of more intimate fare, in the vein of last year’s ‘Worst Person in the World.’   Clockwise from top left: ‘Triangle of Sadness,’ ‘Holy Spider,’ ‘Close’ COURTESY OF SF STUDIOS; COURTESY OF WILD BUNCH; COURTESY OF THE […]