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Cannes Film Festival awards

Prizes awarded Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival: Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) for best film: Ken Loach, I, Daniel Blake, Britain Grand Prix: Xavier Dolan,...

Cannes Film Festival ends with gala ceremony for top awards

The Cannes Film Festival ends Sunday when the world's leading movie showcase rolls out its prestigious prizes, including the Palme d'Or for best picture. A...

Two films about women attacked in their homes ends Cannes competition

The premieres of two movies about women being assaulted in their homes brought to an end the main competition for the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Elle,...

Cannibalism - and a touch of necrophilia - comes to Cannes

Every year a theme runs through the Cannes Film Festival. One year it was the number of dogs in the films, another year it was the number of people using the...

Cannes seems to be missing something this year: a scandal

It might have been the unprecedented security at this year's festival, but one thing seems to have been missing from the 69th Cannes: a major scandal. With...

Brazilian director Filho warns of rise of fascist ideas

Brazilian director Kleber Mendonca Filho on Wednesday marked the premiere of his movie at the Cannes Film Festival by warning about the threat of what he said...

Almodovar's Cannes screening overshadowed by Panama papers claims

Leading Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar made his fourth bid for top honours at Cannes on Tuesday but with the screening his new film overshadadowed by...

Interracial marriage film a warning against fresh discriminatory laws

US director Jeff Nichols said on Monday he sees his new hard-hitting film about intermarriage in 1950's America as representing a strong message in the...

Spielberg sees need for more magic in a world of poverty, inequality

The world could do with a little more magic as it faces up to grinding poverty and extreme inequality, three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg said on...

Cannes gets political as Ken Loach urges Britain to stay in EU

Veteran British director Ken Loach called Friday on Britain to remain in the Europe Union, straying into political territory at a Cannes Film Festival...

Loach: Britain faces "a dangerous moment" with EU referendum

Britain's June referendum on European Union membership was "a dangerous moment" for the United Kingdom, veteran left-wing British director Ken Loach says....

Woody Allen launches new film in Cannes as son launches fresh attack

Director Woody Allen launched the Cannes Film Festival for the third time on Wednesday as once again allegations were raised that the Oscar winning filmmaker...
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