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The Cannes Queer Palm celebrating diversity goes to the Romanian drama Three kilometers to the end of the world by Emanuel Pârvu

  What is parental love capable of, how far would parents go in order to protect their children, deciding what is the best for them. This is one of the topics explored by the Romanian director Emanuel Parvu and his co-script writer and producer Miruna Berescu explore in their new film presented in the official competicion of the Festival de Cannes.    The other one is the pressure of the society on parents and the pressure they experince within a more restricted community on ...

Three kilometers to the end of the world by director Emanuel Pârvu in the main selection at the Festival de Cannes

  Standing ovations at the premiere in Cannes of Three kilometers to the end of the world presented in the main competicion by the Romanian director Emanuel Parvu.   Three kilometers to the end of the world is the first participation in Cannes as a director for Emanuel Parvu, who has been here befowith with Miracle but as an actor. The world premiere took place on May 17, in the already iconic Grand Theatre Lumiere, in the presence of the team.   Three kilometers to the en...

Set and match for legendary tennis player Ilie Nastase in a Special Screening in Cannes-NASTY by Tudor Giurgiu

With over 100 ATP titles on record and his rank as world number 1 in 1973, Ilie Năstase is a legend in his own right. Nasty, by Romanian directors Tudor Giurgiu (Love Sick, 2006), Cristian Pascariu and Tudor D. Popescu, paints a complex portrait of a colourful tennis player with a pronounced sense of showmanship. A documentary presented as a Special Screening. Alternately portrayed in the press as a magnificent, capricious or arrogan...

Interview with Tudor Giurgiu, his documentary NASTY premiered at the Festival de Cannes

    With Ion Tiriac and Ilie Nastase at the Majestic Hotel for the interviews         ...

Interview with American director Blake Rice at the American Pavilion during Cannes International Film Festival

Angelique Jackson from Variety in  conversation with Sydney Netter, Niki Nikitin, THeo Dumont, Sydney Netter, and Blake Rice at the American Pavilion Blake Rice is an award-winning director, screenwriter and producer. Graduating from Rowan University with a degree in Film & TV,  Blake began his professional directing career in 2018 with the film "To Whom It May Concern", acquired by DirectTV, starring Gabriella Piazza.  Follow up projects included &...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2024 Award Recipients

The sixth annual French Riviera Film Festival, celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, has unveiled the 2024 award winners. The event was highlighted by special award presentations to Argentine actor Martin Rodriguez (Netflix's Griselda), who received the Industry Excellence Award; and actress Lang Khê Tran, star of the Cannes Official Selection, Miguel Gomes' Grand Tour, who&n...

VIDEO: Plage Magnum custom ice cream bar - Cannes 2024

Plage Magnum is on the Croisette in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival. There, many events and parties are hosted during each night of the festival. The venue boasts a custom ice cream bar where participants can choose their own toppings and chocolate shell. ...

VIDEO: Walk and chat with Bruno - entering the Palais at the Cannes Film Festival

Bruno shows us his favorite entrance, the Riviera Lerins entrance, to the Palais for the Cannes Film Festival. This entrance goes along the water where all the fancy yachts docks for parties. Bruno recounts some memories on these boats. We also see the international pavilions and some of the fleet of Festival vehicles docked behind the Palais.   ...

VIDEO: French Riviera Film Festival 2024 Award Ceremony

  Announcement of the winners and presentations of awards for the 2024 French Riviera Film Festival. is one of the sponsors for the French Riviera Film Festival.   ...

VIDEO: 2024 International Cell Phone Cinema Showcase - Cannes award ceremony

  2024 International Cell Phone Cinema Showcase - Cannes award ceremony with honorary jury president Bruno Chatelin.    ...

VIDEO: 2024 International Cell Phone Cinema Showcase - Cannes speeches

2024 International Cell Phone Cinema Showcase - Cannes speeches with honorary jury president Bruno Chatelin and Queen Mother Dr Delois Blakely who claims Sister Act, Whoopi Goldberg film is based on her 1987 autobiography The Harlem Street Nun.      ...

Marché du Film Highlights Final Newsletter

Cannes Marché du Film & Festival NEWSLETTER Coverage from our Team in Cannes : Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Alice Kanterian, Nesta Morgan, Phillip Bergson, with red carpet photos by Laurent Hou and Videos from the stairs by Sissy Lin and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin your editor !   Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in ...

The Marché du Film closes its 2024 edition with record attendence figures!

We are thrilled to have had you with us, whether from near or far, for this fantastic #MDF24 edition. Your impressive attendance surpassed our expectations, making this our LARGEST market edition ever!  An incredible 15,000 of you gathered here at the heart of the film industry so THANK YOU for joining us!  Discover the first highlights of the 2024 Marché du Film below!       ...

The Olympic Flame honored on top of the red carpet

Photo by ALOHA PICTURES © Winner First Price Photographer's Award Cannes Film Festival Images Collection by  Alan Schoenauer Carlotti © & Patrick Mascaraque © ALOHA PICTURES © Reproductions interdites All rights reserved The Olympic flame in the Olympic movement is a symbol of continuity between ancient and modern games. The Olympic flame is lit at Olympia, G...

VIDEO: Phillip Bergson speech in Cannes

Speech by Philip Bergson in Cannes, 2024. Phillip Bergson: "winner of the Student Journalist of the Year competition in the UK weekly New Statesman, as a Classics Scholar Phillip Bergson then founded the Oxford Film Festival and, on graduating, was selected by “The Sunday Times” as a ‘New Critic’ and in the same week began broadcasting on film for many BBC Radio programmes. A contributor to the “Times Literary Supplement”, “TES”, “Scr...

The wait is over: first red carpet on opening day

  Pictures by Laurent Hou     ...

Cannes gearing up for Paris 2024 Olympics

Christine Caron / Alain Bernard / Melvyn Richardson / Mélina Robert-Michon © Elephant. RR   The Festival de Cannes and the City of Cannes are gearing up for Paris 2024! Sports personalities and athletes will be the guests of an exceptional evening on Tuesday, May 21, for the premiere screening of Mickaël Gamrasni’s documentary Olympiques! La France des Jeux, with its most prestigious ambassador, the Olympic flame!   When the Olympiads of sport meet...

VIDEO: 77th Cannes Film Festival Setup - May 12th 2024

  The city of Cannes, France is transforming as setup for the 77th annual international film festival is well underway! The full festivities will commence this Tuesday, May 14th, 2024. Follow along for all of the festival news through videos here on YouTube, blogposts on our website, and various social media platforms.   ...

The Cannes Beat PRE ROLL

Cannes Marché du Film & Festival NEWSLETTER Coverage from our Team in Cannes : Vanessa McMahon, Lalit Rao, Moira Sullivan, Alice Kanterian, Nesta Morgan, Phillip Bergson, with red carpet photos by Laurent Hou and Videos from the stairs by Sissy Lin and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin your editor ! Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter  I Cannes Beat 1 I Cannes Beat 2 I C...

Cinéma de la Plage 2024 The Festival de Cannes under the stars

Every day at 9:30PM, the Festival de Cannes reinvents itself as night falls, transforming the Croisette's Plage Macé, opposite the Majestic hotel, into an open-air cinema. In addition to the screenings, meetings and Official Selection events held at the Palais des Festivals, this is another way for everyone to get involved to the great cinema party.  On the programme for the 77th Festival: teams on stage, world premieres, suspense, action, Jackie Chan, Brian De Palma, Ma...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2024 Program and Unveils Official Festival Trailer

Scheduled from May 17-18, 2024, the sixth annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF), celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, is pleased to unveil its 2024 trailer and official program, the announcement was made today by festival co-founders Nicole Goesseringer Muj and Gotham Chandna. Official 2024 FRFF Festival Trailer: First la...


THE AMERICAN PAVILION AT CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   The American Pavilion is the epicenter of American hospitality and communication at the Cannes International Film Festival, This is where I interviewed last year French actress Marion Cotillard and the multitalented American actress/producer/director Eva Longoria.   The American Pavilion, announced this year’s Emerging Filmmaker Showcase sponsored by Gold House.   The 2024 showcase features...

Palms high in the sky for the official poster of the 77th Festival de Cannes

© Shochiku Co., Ltd. / Kurosawa Prod. – Graphic design © Hartland Villa Rhapsody in August by Akira Kurosawa (1991) All the poetic beauty, hypnotic magic and apparent simplicity of the cinema emerge in this scene from Rhapsody in August, authored by the great Japanese master Akira Kurosawa, 81 at the time. In this film, presented Out of Competition in Cannes in 1991, a grandmother who was a victim of the Nagasaki bombing on August 9, 1945, passes on her faith in love an...


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