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805 BEER PREMIERES NEW FILM “ANOTHER EIGHT SECONDS” FEATURING PRO BULL RIDER STETSON LAWRENCE DIRECTED BY KEITH MALLOY

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Another Eight Seconds” is the Latest Film from 805 Beer Following Gripping Life Story of Legendary Bull Rider Stetson Lawrence who retired from the PBR at the height of his career after severe neck injury Paso Robles, CA (embargoed until May 16, 2024) – Today, 805 Beer premiered its latest documentary film directed by acclaimed filmmaker Keith Malloy, “Another Eight Seconds,” which follows 805 Authentico and American pro bull rider Stetson Lawrence. The film is an in...

WOMEN IN MOTION TALK WITH DONNA LANGLEY

Saturday May 18th at 2PM \ If you wish to attend the Talk, please register by clicking on the link below. A confirmation email will be sent to you before the Talk, subject to availability. Given that places are limited, and for security reasons, guests without a confirmation email will not be admitted. ​Check-in starts at 1.30PM. No entrance after 1.45PM.   The Talks will be broadcast live on Kering’s and its partners’ social media accounts, under the official h...

Asia Tech x Singapore 2024, 02: Plenary with Dario, Mira and Gullnaz

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29 - 31 May 2024 #ATxSG Asia Tech x Singapore 2024, 02: Plenary with Dario, Mira and Gullnaz In this three-day event, May 29-31, Expo Singapore, speakers comprise a virtual who’s who. If you happen to land on the plenary session and find yourself on the fireside, you would be chatting in the august company of Dario Amodei and Mira Murati. Dario Amodei is the CEO of Anthropic, an AI research company. Anthropic is a public benefit corporation, dedicated to building stee...

Seven Samurai turns 70: an interview with Pascal-Alex Vincent

OFFICIAL SELECTION UNCATEGORIZED By Charlotte Pavard, published on 15.05.2024   SEVEN SAMURAI Pascal-Alex Vincent is a filmmaker and lecturer at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University. His documentary Satoshi Kon, l’illusionniste (Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist) was listed in the Cannes Classics selection in 2021. A specialist in Japanese cinema, he talks about Seven Samurai (1954), Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece, which celebrates its 70th birthday this year. Restored in 4K by t...

Agathe Riedinger cuts the countless facets of reality TV in Wild Diamond

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Tarik Khaldi, published on 15.05.2024 WILD DIAMOND © Silex Films A new face in French cinema opens the 2024 Competition: Agathe Riedinger, director of Wild Diamond. In her first feature film, she shares her fascination and fears surrounding the extremely complex and contemporary topic of reality TV. “I’m going to be the French Kim K.” Liane is 19 years old and looks to reality TV to escape a stifling future in the south of France. She fits the...

Les Années déclic (The Declic Years), a cinematographic portrait of Raymond Depardon

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Benoit Pavan, published on 15.05.2024 THE DECLIC YEARS In the restored Les Années déclic (The Declic Years) screened at Cannes Classics, photographer Raymond Depardon dips into his archives and memories of 1957-1977 to bring audiences a cinematographic portrait and eyewitness account of the decades that shook French society. “What was going on in my head? I don’t know. I wanted to be a photographer, someone who hunted down images. This card...

Restoring Tasio: interview with director Montxo Armendáriz

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Charlotte Pavard, published on 13.05.2024 TASIO © Mercury Films Restoration of Tasio (1984), a drama by Basque director Montxo Armendáriz presented at Cannes Classics. The Spanish filmmaker’s camera captures the life of Tasio, a charcoal burner in the mountains. The profession has now all but disappeared, but was of great economic and social importance until the 1960s. Interview. How did the film come about? In 1981, I made a documentary called C...

Furiosa’s tumultuous youth

OFFICIAL SELECTION UNCATEGORIZED By Charlotte Pavard, published on 15.05.202 FURIOSA : UNE SAGA MAD MAX The fifth instalment in George Miller‘s post-apocalyptic Mad Max series. With Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, the Australian filmmaker continues his cult saga, this time shining the spotlight on the character of Furiosa. Actress Anna Taylor-John takes on the title role, delving into the heart of the fiery warrior, portraying her in her youth. Chris Hemsworth plays Dr. Dementus, a name ...

When the Light Breaks, Rúnar Rúnarsson’s vision

OFFICIAL SELECTION By Charlotte Pavard, published on 15.05.2024   WHEN THE LIGHT BREAKS © Compass Film For the opening of the Un Certain Regard selection, the Debussy theatre welcomes the Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson with Ljósbrot (When the Light Breaks) : a subtle film about mourning and how to approach it, which was originally a short film.   What inspired you to begin work on this film? Ever since experiencing the loss of a friend as a youn...

Faye, as seen by Laurent Bouzereau

FAYE © Photo by Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images / Courtesy of Liam Dunaway O'Neill Incandescent Bonnie alongside Warren Beatty in Bonnie and Clyde, formidable Vicki Anderson in The Thomas Crown Affair, Faye Dunaway has been one of the greatest actresses of American cinema since the 60s. After making documentaries on Roman Polanski and William Friedkin, Laurent Bouzereau has chosen to devote a portrait to the Chinatown star, listed in the Cannes Classics selection, in the presence of...

Portrait of The Girl with the Needle, by Magnus Von Horn

THE GIRL WITH THE NEEDLE Following Efterskalv ((The Here After), screened as a preview at the Directors’ Fortnight in 2015, and then Sweat, in the Official Selection of the 2020 Festival de Cannes, the Swedish director Magnus Von Horn is back at Cannes with Pigen Med Nålen (The Girl with the Needle), a new feature film, this time in Danish. In the running for the Palme d’or, the Swedish director is experimenting with a new artistic approach, a history film. Inspired by a t...

Moi Aussi (Me Too), Judith Godrèche on finding one’s voice

MOI AUSSI © Maneki films The 2024 Festival de Cannes welcomes the new short film Moi Aussi (Me Too), a poignant creation from Judith Godrèche . The actress first moved behind the camera in 2010 with Toutes les filles pleurent (All Girls Cry). In the 2024 Official Selection, the film will be screened in her presence during the opening ceremony of Un Certain Regard. At the dawn of a new day, a young girl findsherself confronted with a staring crowd, with everyone in it bearing the...

JIM JARMUSCH WRAPS SHOOTING ON HIS LATEST FEATURE

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FATHER MOTHER SISTER BROTHER   The film stars Adam Driver, Mayim Bialik, Tom Waits, Charlotte Rampling, Cate Blanchett, Vicky Krieps, Indya Moore and Luka Sabbat  The Match Factory boards project and will launch international sales at the Cannes Film Festival while Jarmusch completes Post-Production in New York  Photo credit ©Carole Bethuel MAY 16, 2024 - Jim Jarmusch’s upcoming feature Father Mother Sister Brother has wrapped production in Paris following shoo...

Festival de Cannes Opening Ceremony live in French cinemas

© Valery Hache / AFP The Festival de Cannes is pleased to announce that it will share its Opening event with cinema-goers again this year. Both Opening ceremony and film will be broadcast live in hundreds of French cinemas, an initiative of the Festival de Cannes, together with France Télévisions, FNCF (Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français) and CNC (Centre National du Cinéma), with the friendly support of AFCAE (Association Franç...

Le Deuxième Acte (The Second Act), Quentin Dupieux’s new comic mise en abyme

THE SECOND ACT © Chi-Fou-Mi / Arte France Cinéma In thirteen films, Quentin Dupieux has made the absurd a genre unto itself. The unclassifiable and prolific French director is opening the 77th Festival de Cannes Out of Competition with Le Deuxième acte (The Second Act), a new comedy that is a mirror effect of cinema, promising an edition focused on the essence of film. Just this once, Quentin Dupieux has deliberately chosen to keep quiet and not say anything about his thirte...

The 77th Festival de Cannes is open!

Meryl Streep, Juliette Binoche, Camille Cottin & the Jury of Feature films - Opening ceremony © Andreas Rentz / Getty “You may not be aware of this, but you are about to enter a parallel universe called the Cannes Vortex.” Camille Cottin was already on stage at the Grand Théâtre Lumière when lights went on for this 77th edition of the Festival de Cannes. Driven by the energy of the Worakls Orchestra, the French actress placed the twelve days of the Fes...

SIDESHOW AND JANUS FILMS ACQUIRE NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO PAYAL KAPADIA’S ‘ALL WE IMAGINE AS LIGHT’

First Indian Film to Screen In Competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 30 Years (Cannes, France - May 20, 2024) - Sideshow and Janus Films announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to ALL WE IMAGINE AS LIGHT, written and directed by Payal Kapadia. The film is the first Indian film to screen in Official Competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 30 years. It’s also one of only four films in the Competition directed by a woman. Kapadia previously brought her doc...

Cirque du Soleil - Mad Apple : bite into this!

  MAD APPLE: BITE INTO THIS! The new show from Cirque du Soleil at the New-York Las Vegas hotel and casino. I have covered almost every Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas but I have never ever been so blown away from a show like this one as this is the first time I felt a complete interaction and intimacy with the performances from ‘Mad Apple’( https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/mad-apple#about-the-show ) at the New-York Las Vegas hotel and casino (https://newyorknewyo...

Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix Partners with France’s Largest Media Professional Association, médiaClub

Apple TungFong   Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix Partners with France’s Largest Media Professional Association, médiaClub, Expanding Its Influence Across the French Media Landscape Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix, a leading digital platform specializing in networking and content self-distribution for the entertainment industry, today announced its strategic partnership with médiaClub, the largest association of media professionals in France. This alliance marks a signi...

Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix Partners with France’s Largest Media Professional Association, médiaClub

Apple TungFong   Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix Partners with France’s Largest Media Professional Association, médiaClub, Expanding Its Influence Across the French Media Landscape Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix, a leading digital platform specializing in networking and content self-distribution for the entertainment industry, today announced its strategic partnership with médiaClub, the largest association of media professionals in France. This alliance marks a signi...

SXSW: Film.io Public Launch With $30K Collaboration Grant to Empower Independent Filmmakers & Democratize the Film Industry

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Film.io’s fan and creator-focused platform elevates marginalized voices and restores creativity, collaboration and transparency to the filmmaking process To kick off the first day of SXSW 2024, decentralized filmmaking platform Film.io announced its public launch, opening the doors for independent creators around the world and putting Hollywood decision-making into the hands of creators and fans. Following the success of its initial debut at th...

Interview With Producers Ken Kao and Josh Rosenbaum of Waypoint Entertainment for CUCKOO (2024) @ SXSW

Producer Josh Rosenbaum of Waypoint Entertainment

Amazon MGM Studios’ THE IDEA OF YOU Closing Night World Premiere at SXSW

  “THE IDEA OF YOU” WORLD PREMIERE SXSW CLOSING NIGHT  Claudette Godfrey (VP of Film & TV, SXSW), Michael Showalter, Jordana Mollick and Gabrielle Union THE IDEA OF YOU is Streaming Globally on Prime Video May 2 In attendance was Director/Producer/Co-Writer Michael Showalter, star and producer Anne Hathaway, stars Nicholas Galitzine, Ella Rubin, Reid Scott, Raymond Cham Jr., Meg Millidge, music superviso...

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