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AmPav Announces Emerging Filmmaker Winners

  Since 1989, The American Pavilion has offered opportunities in Cannes to film students from around the world. The 2018 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase will provide an opportunity for emerging filmmakers to have their works seen by Cannes Festival and Film Market attendees. Prizes will be awarded to filmmakers and the top twenty-seven films will be screened in a special “Emerging Filmmaker” showcase at The American Pavilion in Cannes.     WINNERS INCLUDE: Emergin...

AmPav 2018 Best of Cannes and Livestream of Royal Wedding with special menu

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Thanks for helping us celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The American Pavilion this year in Cannes. AmPav will be open Saturday, May 19 from 9:00AM-3:00PM and will be live streaming the ROYAL WEDDING from 11:30AM-2:00PM. We will be offering our member a royal menu complete with staple British classics and special cocktail. 2018 American Pavilion - PROGRAMMING RECAP: SECRETS OF PR PROS - Wednesday, May 9  IN CONVERSATION: PAUL DANO - Thursday, May 10 THE POWER OF GENRE FILMS - Thursday, ...

Palm Dog Wamiz goes to "Dog Man" de Matteo Garrone

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Un Certain Regard 2018 Prizes

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Solitude Seen in a Crowded Theatre

The last Cannes Film Festival entry is described as “For some, the countryside is a place of exile where all hopes ultimately merge with solitude. A boundless place of exile where all hopes and dreams merge with despair like the coinciding destinies of fathers and sons.” This is Ahlat Agaci, or Le Poirer Sauvage, or The Wild Pear Tree, and it’s directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan and starring Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yildirimlar. It can be seen at the Grand Theatre Lumier...

What is Ayka Going To Do?

Ayka, directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy and starring Samal Yeslyamova as the titular character, is described as “Ayka just gave birth. She can't afford to raise a child. She has no job, debts to be paid, not even a room of her own. But there is no way to suppress her natural instincts.” It shows tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 16:00 as one of the last two entries in the festival.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Millennium Falcon Takes a Dive

  Solo finally gets his own film that details the smuggler’s humble origins and… it’s okay. They were definitely moments that were fun and really cool, but there other moments that didn’t work. “Described as a space western, the film is centered on a young Han Solo and his adventures with his Wookiee side-kick Chewbacca, including their encounter with Lando Calrissian.” One of the best parts of the movie are the payoff’s to ...

Closing Ceremony Critics Week

Charles Tesson & Charlotte Lipinska, Cérémonie de clôture Awards ceremony   Prix SACD SACD Award  WOMAN AT WAR Alex Lutz remettant le Prix Canal + giving the Canal + Award   ...

Is that the sound of Popcoin in the Demand Film Foyer?

Now operating in seven countries (and in six currencies) and with a dozen more territories on the way, Demand Film has been actively working on deploying Blockchain solutions for its business. This includes sales and reporting, creating a seamless and efficient solution for rights payments and the development of the soon to be released utility token: Popcoin. The former makes use of the power of cryptocurrency for intercurrency transfers of rights payments and the transparency and immutability...

ASAKO I & II wins over critics

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VIDEO JURY - Cannes 2018 - Interview

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JURY : Interview : Cate Blanchett, Chang Chen, Ava duvernay, Robert Guédiguian, Khadja Nin, Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Denis Villeneuve, Andrey Zvyagintsev ...

Bertrand Bonello and the Jury have announced the winners of the 21st Cinéfondation Selection

  The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Bertrand Bonello and including Khalil Joreige, Valeska Grisebach, Alanté Kavaïté and Ariane Labed, has awarded the 2018 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 17 student films, chosen out of 2 426 entries coming from 512 film schools around the world.     &...

Screenings for Friday, May 18th

Competition Official Selecition: Grand Théâtre Lumière UN COUTEAU DANS LE CŒUR (KNIFE + HEART) DE/BY YANN GONZALEZ  8.30 1H40   CAPHARNAÜM DE/BY NADINE LABAKI  11.30 2H   AYKA DE/BY SERGEY DVORTSEVOY  16.00 1H40   AHLAT AGACI (LE POIRIER SAUVAGE / THE WILD PEAR TREE ) DE/BY NURI BILGE CEYLAN  18.30 3H08     Un Certain Regard: MANTO DE/BY NANDITA DAS ...

Palmères 2018 Semaine de la Critique Winners

  Grand Prix Nespresso Nespresso Grand Prize DIAMANTINO de by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt Prix Découverte Leica Cine du court métrage Leica Cine Discovery Prize for short film EKTORAS MALO : I TELEFTEA MERA TIS CHRONIAS de byJacqueline Lentzou Prix Fondation Louis Roederer de la Révélation   Louis Roederer F...

Yes "Sir": Rohena Gera's Film Takes the Distributor's Award

The winner for the Semaine de la Critique's Distributor Award is "Sir" by Rohena Gera. Set in Mumbai, India the film follows the love story between a high class, successful architect and his hired help. Below are just a few things that the critics have to say about "Sir": “An intelligent romance within the confines of upper-crust Indian society. Premiering in the Cannes Critics’ Week sidebar, the film could occupy the same slot that The ...

Knife + Heart, A Simple Equation

Directed by Yann Gonzalez and written by Yann Gonzalez and Cristiano and Mangione, Un Couteau Dans Le Coeur, or Knife + Heart, “In Paris , in the late 1970s , Anne Parez is a producer of pornographic films, produced at the chain. But to find the favors of his companion (who is also his editor) Lois, Anne will decide to change the registry. She now wants to finance by financing a much more ambitious film, made by her long-time friend, the flamboyant Archibald...

Courting Caperharnaum

Directed and written by Nadine Labaki, Caperharnaum is “a politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.” It will be showing tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 19.00.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Fernando Solanas' "L'Heure des Brasiers" Screened as Part of Cannes Classics: Thursday May 17, 14h30 in Salle Bunuel

(Director Fernando Solanas) Blaq Out is proud to announce that the film "L'Heure des Brasiers" by Fernando Solanas will be a part of Cannes Classics this year. On Thursday, May 17th at 14h30 in Salle Bunuel, interested viewers can view the film.  "L'Heure des Brasiers" shows Solanas' view of his home country of Argentina. Showing the country's need and dependence on armed struggle and focusing on its grave economic situation, the film paints a fresco ...

The Cast of "Girl" on the Red Carpet

  The cast of "Girl" lined up outside of the Palais des Festivals for the debut of the film, which is a part of the Un Certain Regard selecton.    Post by: Anna Mancino ...

First press reactions for The Trouble with You by Pierre Salvadori (Directors' fortnight)

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