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2018 Cannes Official Lineup: Spike Lee, Jean-Luc-Godard In Competition; Women Still Underrepresented

The announcement of the film playing the 71st Cannes Film Festival has been announced and they include Jean-Luc Godard’s Le Livre D’image, Jafar Panahi’s 3 Faces and Alice Rohrwacher’s Lazzaro Felice. Two Americans are in the lineup: Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman from Focus Features and David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake from A24. Some notable misses from this morning’s announcement include …

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2018 Cannes Film Festival: Official Short Films and Cinéfondation Selection

  The Short films in Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection 2018 for the 71st Cannes Film Festival has been revealed. The announcement of the Official Selection will be April 12th. Following their deliberations, the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, presided by Bertrand Bonello, will decide on the best films both from the Short Films Competition and the Cinéfondation. THE 2018 SHORT FILMS …

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2018 Cannes: Festival Offers 3-Day Passes to 18-28 year-olds

3 days  in  Cannes © FDC Are you aged between 18 and 28? A cinema lover and a film buff? From 17 to 19 May 2018, the Festival de Cannes is to launch the first ever 3 DAYS IN CANNES programme and invites you to discover the Official Selection before anyone else! 3 DAYS IN CANNES is: A 3-days pass giving access …

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2018 Cannes: Ursula Meier is President of the Jury of the Caméra d’or

This year’s Caméra d’or Jury will be headed by a representative of the new generation of filmmakers. Along with six fellow professionals, the Swiss filmmaker Ursula Meier will select the best first film presented in the Official Selection, the Semaine de la Critique and the Directors’ Fortnight. Ursula Meier is a filmmaker who questions the very need to film. This undoubtedly explains …

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Trailer for ‘Loro (Part 1)’ – Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino’s biopic on Silvio Berlusconi

From Academy Award winner Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty – Foreign Language Film) comes the first part of Loro, a sprawling epic detailing the life of one of Italy’s most controversial figures, Silvio Berlusconi. Berlusconi, one of the world’s richest men, was the Prime Minister of Italy for four governments and owns the controlling share of Italy’s largest broadcasting network. …

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2018 Cannes: Press Screenings Shuffled Ahead of World Premieres; Selfies Banned

In an announcement a few years in the making, Cannes Film Festival head Thierry Frémaux revealed today that press screenings for main gala premieres won’t be held before those premieres but will instead happen simultaneously. The press will see the 7pm showings at the same time as filmmakers, stars and audiences in the Lumiere theater watch them, but from the smaller …

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