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The screening schedule of the 61st Semaine de la Critique.

  In order to plan your stay in Cannes, please find below the link to download the screening schedule of the 61st Semaine de la Critique.   Access the screening programme   Accessing the Miramar Theater ...

Forest Whitaker to receive the Honorary Palme d'or at the 75th Festival de Cannes

© WPDI   Following Jodie Foster in 2021, Actor Forest Whitaker will be the honorary guest at the opening ceremony of the 75th Festival de Cannes, to be broadcasted live by France Télévisions and Brut. After Jeanne Moreau, Bernardo Bertolucci, Manoel de Oliveira, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Agnès Varda, or Alain Delon, he will be the new recipient of the honorary Palme d’or, which pays tribute to a sparkling artistic journey, a rare personality as well as a ...

Directors' Fortnight / Carrosse d'Or Award to Kelly Reichardt

Kelly Reichardt will be awarded with a Carrosse d'Or award May18 during the opening Ceremony of The Directors Fortnight.   ...

Cannes Festival & Marché du Film pre roll Newsletter 1

  Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and invites Take center stage in Cannes, blast your press releases and screening invites, let us shoot and promote for you...   We produce The Cannes Dailies delivering News, Glamour, Biz and Buzz. The Cannes Market Dailies and 8 Cannes Newsletters  Coverage from our team in Cannes May 17 - 28: Vanessa McMahon, Moira Sullivan, Quendrith Johnson, Nesta Morgan and the blog patrol led by Bruno Chatelin y...

Sélection officielle du 75e Festival de Cannes Compléments de sélection

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  Deux longs métrages s'ajoutent à la Sélection officielle du 75e Festival de Cannes dans les sections Cannes Première et Séances spéciales. Cannes Première AS BESTAS Rodrigo Sorogoyen France/Espagne Séances spéciales SALAM Mélanie « Diam’s », Houda Benyamina, Anne Cissé France (Documentaire) ...

The 75th Festival de Cannes Short Film Jury announced

Yousry Nasrallah © Stephane Cardinale - Corbis / Getty images - Monia Chokri © François Berthier - Félix Moati © Philippe Quaisse / Pasco&Co -  Laura Wandel © Brecht Van Maele - Jean-Claude Raspiengeas © Droits réservés     The Short Film Jury will be tasked with selecting one of the 9 films in Competition for the Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded at the Festival's Closing Ceremony on Saturday, May 28, 20...

Actress Rossy de Palma, President of the Jury of the Caméra d'or at the 75th Festival de Cannes

Rossy de Palma © Antonio Terron    Following Mélanie Thierry in 2021, Spanish actress Rossy de Palma will be the President of the Jury of the Caméra d’or of the 75th Festival de Cannes, which will be awarded to a film among all the first feature films in the official Selection and in the parallel sections. In 2018, Lukas Dhont, who is featured this year in the Competition, was awarded the Caméra d’Or for his film Girl. In 2019, the Cam&...

Father & soldier by Mathieu Vadepied, starring Omar Sy, Alassane Diong and Jonas Bloquet to open Un Certain Regard

  Photo : Marie-Clémence David © 2022 - Unité - Korokoro - Gaumont - France 3 Cinéma - Mille Soleils - Sypossible Africa  Produced by Bruno Nahon and Omar Sy, Father & soldier is the second feature film of director, screenwriter and cinematographer Mathieu Vadepied. The film highlights the story of the Senegalese infantry men, forgotten heroes of World War One, forced to leave their homeland and fight to liberate France. The Franco-Senegalese ...

Cannes opener: Final Cut by Michel Hazanavicius comes with a new french title Coupez !

The Festival de Cannes supports the decision of French filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius and his partners to change the French title of his film, which will open the 75th festival.   Originally, the film was called Z (comme Z) (Z, like Z), as a tribute to the genre film, it echoes. Since the letter Z has taken on a warlike meaning with the war of aggression waged against Ukraine by the Russian government, there can be no such confusion or ambiguity.   The film has therefore...

The Jury of the 75th Festival de Cannes and its President unveiled

French actor Vincent Lindon will be the President of the Jury of the 75th Festival de Cannes. Together with eight jury members, the actor who won Best Actor in 2015 will present the Palme d'Or to one of the 21 films in competition on Saturday, May 28, during the closing ceremony, to be broadcast live by France Télévisions and Brut. Isabelle Huppert was the last French star to be Jury President in 2009. In the history of the Festival, French celebrities have often held this r...

75th Festival de Cannes: Short films and La Cinef Selections

After watching 3,507 films from more than 140 countries, 9 shorts will be presented in Competition from the following 11 countries: China, South Korea, Costa Rica, the United States, France, Ghana, Hong Kong, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, and Nepal. The Short Film Palme d'or will be awarded on Saturday, May 28 during the closing ceremony. TSUTSUE Amartei Armar  Ghana/France - 15'   PO SUI TAI YANG ZHI XIN (A SHORT STORY) Bi Gan  China - ...

The Directors' Fortnight unveils its 2022 selection

THE DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT UNVEILS ITS 2022 SELECTION FEATURE FILMS   L’ENVOL (Scarlet)  by Pietro Marcello  Opening film   1976  by Manuela Martelli  First feature film   THE DAM (Al-Sadd, السّد , Le Barrage)  by Ali Cherri  First feature film   LES ANNÉES SUPER 8 (The Super 8 Years)  by Annie Ernaux & David Ernaux-Briot  First feature film   ASHKAL  by Youssef Chebbi  First...

VIDEO: Discover the announcement video of the 61st edition of La Semaine de la Critique

Ava Cahen, Artistic Director, presents the selection of 13 short films and 11 first and second features that will be screened in Cannes between May 18th and 26th.       ...

LFFEC 2022 will be held from September 23rd to October 2nd

       It’s official: LFFEC 2022 will be held in autumn, from September 23rd to October 2nd. The date chosen for Effetto Cinema Notte is October 1st, while other showings are scheduled from April 30th to May 29th, but we will soon come back to those. The showings will be a kind of preview of the Festival activities and will be organised in collaboration with the Casa d’Arte San Lorenzo and Over The Real.  We also seize this opportunit...

The 75th Festival de Cannes Official Selection: Additions to the selection

A week after the announcement of the feature films selected for the 75th Festival de Cannes, here is the list of films that will complete the Official Selection. Competition LE OTTO MONTAGNE Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix Van Groeningen Italy/Belgium UN PETIT FRÈRE Léonor Serraille France TOURMENT SUR LES ÎLES Albert Serra Spain ...

75th Festival de Cannes Poster: red carpet in the sky...with diamonds

© Copyright Paramount Pictures Corporation - Jim Carrey, The Truman Show de Peter Weir Graphisme © Hartland Villa The red carpet that leads up the steps to the hope of being in the limelight. A poetic celebration of the insuperable quest for expression and freedom. An upward journey to contemplate the past and move ahead towards the promise of a revival. From Tuesday, May 17 to Saturday, May 28, the Festival de Cannes will hold its 75th edition, ...

SCARLET by Pietro Marcello will open he Directors' Fortnight on May 18

In northern France, Juliette grows up alone with her father, Raphaël, a veteran of the First World War. Passionate about singing and music, the lonely young girl meets a magician one summer who promises that scarlet sails will one day take her away from her village. Juliette never stops believing in the prophecy. Freely inspired by the tale "The Scarlet Sails" by Aleksandr Grin, Pietro Marcello's film blends music, history and folklore, bordering on magical realism. ...

The official poster of the 54th Directors' Fortnight is based on "Blue Flight"

The official poster of the 54th Directors' Fortnight is based on "Blue Flight", a photo-performance by multidisciplinary artist Cecilia Paredes. Born in Lima, Cecilia Paredes lives and works between Peru and the United States. Her work explores the themes of nature and the interaction between the body and its environment. Both visible and invisible, the artist blends into the image she creates, much like filmmakers do in their films. The 54th edition of the Directors' Fort...

Discovering the film selection committee at La Semaine de la Critique

Selection Committees Ava Cahen Artistic Director Ava Cahen founded and co-managed the magazine CLAP from 2014 to 2016. Since 2017, she's running the website frenchMania.fr and more recently, the biannual magazine FrenchMania. In 2016, she's launched her own Parisian cine-club, the Woody Club. She has also been a commentator for the TV programme "Le Cercle" on Canal+ since 2014 and since 2019 for "...

Cannes' parallel sections express their solidarity with Ukraine

  La Semaine de la Critique, the Directors’ Fortnight and the ACID join the Cannes Film Festival in expressing their solidarity for the Ukranian people, fighting today for their freedom. We reiterate our ongoing support for the artists, filmmakers, critics, film industry professionals, audiences, and all the men and women whose lives are in danger and upended by the turmoil of war. Our thoughts also go out to those in Russia who p...

VIDEO: Cannes reveals the line up for the 75th edition

On Thursday 14 April at 11:00am, Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux announced the Official Selection for the 75th edition of the Festival de Cannes at the UGC Normandie in Paris. Close to 2000 films have been submitted from 155 countries, 4 past Palme d'or are in this years selection. See the list of feature films selected in Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition, Midnight Screenings, Cannes Premières and Special Screenings, and download the press kit. ...

Baz Luhrmann returns to Cannes with ELVIS

  Australian director, screenwriter and producer Baz Luhrmann will attend the Festival de Cannes to present the world premiere of his latest feature film Elvis, along with Austin Butler, Tom Hanks and Olivia DeJonge. In addition to Baz Luhrmann and Tom Hanks, the Festival de Cannes is also delighted to welcome Austin Butler and Olivia DeJonge as Elvis and Priscilla Presley. The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his...

Top Gun: Maverick and Tom Cruise at the 75th Festival de Cannes

© Paramount Pictures  Tom Cruise will be in attendance in Cannes on May 18, 2022 for the screening of Top Gun: Maverick, scheduled for release on May 25 in France and May 27 in the US. The Festival will also pay a special tribute to Tom Cruise for his career. Top Gun hero Maverick, will be back in cinemas all over the world and Tom Cruise will return to the Festival de Cannes where he has made only one appearance before: on May 18, 1992, for Ron Howard’s Far and Away, the clo...

La Semaine de la Critique unveils the poster of its 61st edition

On the poster of the 61st edition of La Semaine de la Critique, the characters of Chloé Mazlo’s film Skies of Lebanon are projected onto a body by the photographer Charlotte Abramow - something between a laterna magica and the good genie of Arabian Nights. Blending these two poetic, joyful worlds is a tribute to cinema, a love letter to filmmakers, to its audiences who find themselves spellbound, moved, surprised, puzzled, or unsettled… to all the believers w...

16 directors invited to l'Atelier de Cannes with their promising projects

L'Atelier 2022 L’Atelier hosts its eighteenth edition this year and will invite to the Festival de Cannes 16 directors whose projects have been considered particularly promising. Together with their producers, they will be able to meet potential partners, a necessary step to finish their project and start the making of their film. L’Atelier provides its participants access to international co-productions, thus accelerating the film’s completion. ...

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