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Cannes 2020

‘Josep’: Film Review

French cartoonist Aurel directed the animated feature 'Josep,' a portrait of Spanish artist Josep Bartolí that was included in the Cannes 2020 Official Selection.

AFM: Dea Kulumbegashvili on Her Bold, Feminist Debut ‘Beginning’

Georgian filmmaker Dea Kulumbegashvili discusses her bold, and overtly feminist, choices in her directing debut 'Beginning.' The story of a woman's struggles in an insular Jehovah's Witness community…

Mini-Cannes Festival Wraps Up as France Locks Down

Cannes wrapped up its three-day mini-festival Thursday night, just hours before all of France went into a second COVID-19 lockdown.  Festival director Thierry Frémaux said he plans to hold next…

Cannes Festival Sets “2020 Special” for End of October

Cannes Film Festival organizers, after having to cancel this year's physical event due to the coronavirus pandemic, said that four films from this year's Official Selection will screen in the city in…

Netflix Acquires French Film ‘DNA,’ Directed by and Starring Maiwenn

Netflix has acquired French film 'DNA,' directed by and starring Maïwenn, for North America, the U.K. and Australia/New Zealand. Maïwenn stars alongside Fanny Ardant…

‘Lovers Rock’: Film Review | NYFF 2020

Director Steve McQueen conjures the sensual atmosphere and freedom of a 1980 house party in Lovers Rock, a feature from his Small Axe anthology for Amazon about London's West Indian…

‘Red Soil’ (‘Rouge’): Film Review

Farid Bentoumi's Cannes-selected second feature 'Red Soil,' about a young nurse exposing a local pollution scandal, screened at the Deauville American Film Festival.

‘DNA’ (‘ADN’): Film Review

French actress-director Maïwenn ('Polisse') premiered her latest Cannes-selected feature, 'DNA,' at the Deauville American Film Festival.

‘Nadia, Butterfly’: Film Review

A competitive swimmer retires from professional sports at her peak right after an Olympic event in Pascal Plante's intimate drama 'Nadia, Butterfly,' which was included in the Cannes 2020 selection.

Deauville Film Festival to Screen Cannes 2020 Selection

Francis Lee's 'Ammonite,' Yeon Sang-ho's 'Peninsula' and 'DNA' from French director Maïwenn are among the 10 titles from the official Cannes 2020 lineup that will screen at the Deauville American…

‘Summer of 85’ (‘Été 85’): Film Review

French auteur François Ozon's 'Summer of 85,' which comes with the Cannes 2020 label, relocates Aidan Chambers' novel 'Dance on My Grave' to sun-dappled Normandy.

‘Sweat’: Film Review

A celebrity fitness motivator has a moment of self-reckoning in Magnus von Horn's Polish-Swedish coprod 'Sweat' flying the Cannes 2020 Label.