What’s a Definitive Look at the Cannes Film Festival?

of Cannes sidebars and parallel festivities start today (apart from the Cannes Classics, which opened yesterday with the restoration of “The Mother and the Whore”) You’ll probably hear talk about Un Certain Regard, the biggest new movie sidebar of the official selection. The name of the department is often translated into English as “a particular …

Cannes Film Festival Influenced by the War in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine casts a long shadow on this year’s Cannes Film Festival. On Tuesday, the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, addressed the opening ceremony of the eventwith exciting rhetoric and Charlie Chaplin quotes. But the conflict had already affected the festival long before the appearance of Zelensky. In February, days after Russia’s invasion, some …

A Case for Films in the World of TikTok at the Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France — When Jeff Nichols first attended the Cannes Film Festival, he was a 21-year-old college student interning at the event’s American Pavilion. His days were mostly spent waiting at a desk, but Nichols would often pick up a gala ticket, don a tuxedo his mother had bought him, and sit high on the …

Deepika Padukone and Co.: Meet This Year’s Cannes Jury

This year’s Cannes jury, which selects the Palme d’Or winners and other awards from the competition, is chaired by Vincent Lindon for his supple performance in last year’s Palme-winning competition.Titan” was a highlight of that movie. Other judges: Asghar Farhadi, who was here last year as the director of “A Hero”; British actress and director …

Zelensky Speaks at the Opening Ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival

Minister Volodymyr Zelensky The Ukrainian minister addressed the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival via satellite on Tuesday. The Ukrainian leader has addressed several Parliaments around the world, including Congress in March, to rally support for his country’s efforts to combat the invasion of Russia. Quoting Charlie Chaplin’s speech in The Dictator, he said, …

Cannes Film Festival Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Forest Whitaker

American actor Forest Whitaker received the honorary Palme d’Or lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 75th festival on Tuesday. Clips from some of the director’s films such as “Bird”, “Ghost Dog”, “The Color of Money” and “Panic Room” were screened at the ceremony. And in the theater the actor received a standing …

Cannes Film Festival 2022: Lineup and Live Updates

May 17, 2022 at 10:59 PM ET May 17, 2022 at 10:59 PM ET Thierry Frémaux, director of the Cannes Film Festival, on Tuesday.Credit…John Phillips/Getty Images CANNES, France – “drive my car” “worst person in the world” “Bergman Island” “French Dispatch” “map” “Annette.” “whirlpool” Each of these films – some of them great, all worthy …

David Cronenberg and Claire Denis to Compete at Cannes Film Festival

LONDON – Films by David Cronenberg, Claire Denis and Park Chan-wook It will compete for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, organizers of the event announced on Thursday. Films of previous winners Ruben Ostlund, Hirokazu Kore-eda and Cristian Mungiu A film by high-profile Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov will also be among the …

Prom Dresses Plenty! And Other Cannes Film Festival Fashion Statements

Cannes Film Festival The film that just ended was notable for a few things (besides not just being the first Cannes Film Festival since 2019): the first time a female director has won the Palme d’Or since 1993; Jodie Foster’s special award; Adam Driver sings in “Annette.” And if anyone had any doubts, the proof …