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CineEurope Delayed Until October Due to COVID-19

The Barcelona exhibitor trade show was forced to cancel its 2020 physical event entirely due to the pandemic.

Disney+ Unveils First Slate of European Originals

The streamer says 10 originals from France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands got the green light.

Google to Pay French Publishers for Online Content

The internet giant Google has reached a deal to pay French publishers for use of their stories on online platforms.

‘Adolescents’ (‘Adolescentes’): Film Review

In his latest documentary 'Adolescents,' director Sébastien Lifshitz ('The Invisibles') followed two teenage girls in a small French city over a period of five years.

‘The Life Ahead’ Composer Gabriel Yared on His Instant “Crush” on the Sophia Loren Drama

'The Life Ahead' composer Gabriel Yared discusses forming an instant "crush" on the Sophia Loren drama.

French Cinemas to Reopen (With Curfews) on Dec. 15

French cinemas will be able to reopen Dec. 15, after more than a month of COVID-19 lockdown, although strict curfew measures will remain in place, meaning theaters will have to stay closed between 9…

‘Mandibles’ (‘Mandibules’): Film Review | Venice 2020

Cult French director Quentin Dupieux's latest surreal comedy, 'Mandibles,' about two dolts and a giant fly, premiered out of competition in Venice.

‘The Myth of a Colorblind France’: Film Review

Alan Govenar's The Myth of a Colorblind France looks at an assortment of Black American artists who sought to escape racism in France.

‘Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer ('Into the Inferno') reteam for 'Fireball,' a globe-hopping exploration of the fallout and the lure of asteroids, meteorites and cosmic dust.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Shooting ‘The Last Mercenary’ Action-Comedy for Netflix

Jean-Claude Van Damme has started shooting action-comedy 'The Last Mercenary' for Netflix in France.

‘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.

Alec Baldwin on His Upcoming Western, Filmmaking Post-Pandemic and Onscreen Versatility: “I’m an Actor of the Old School”

Alec Baldwin discusses his upcoming Western 'Rust' and his memories of Cannes, including a near-miss rendezvous with Marion Cotillard.