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Former Cannes Festival President Gilles Jacob Dishes on “Oversized Monster” Weinstein in New Book

In his 800-page 'A Dictionary for Cannes Lovers,' Jacob revisits the festival's history, secrets, greatest films and biggest scandals.

Mathieu Amalric’s ‘Barbara’ Wins France’s Louis Delluc Prize

The prestigious critics' prize was handed out by former Cannes president Gilles Jacob.

Paris Attack: Julianne Moore, Diane Kruger Join French Celebrities in ‘Je Suis Charlie’ Video

The actresses joined Gerard Depardieu, Marion Cotillard and others to show solidarity after the Paris terror attacks

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death: Cannes President, Bollywood Pay Homage

"Life of Pi" actor Irrfan Khan says he "left the show in the middle," while an Australian collaborator lauds him as "Meryl Streep with a beard."

Cannes Film Festival Names Pierre Lescure President

The co-founder of French pay-TV giant Canal Plus will take over from Gilles Jacob.

Cannes Film Festival: Former Canal Plus CEO Pierre Lescure Eyes Presidency

Lescure cryptically indicated that he is in the running to replace Cannes president Gilles Jacob, who will step down after thirteen years.

Cannes: President Gilles Jacob to Step Down in 2015

Days before the 66th Cannes Film Festival is due to kick off, the boss reveals he will soon step down after 38 influential years with the festival.

A Special Day (Une Journee Particuliere): Cannes Review

Gilles Jacob's short documentary celebrating festivals past features 34 renowned directors and footage from a press conference Roman Polanski found so "poor" he declared it over.

Cannes 2012: Film Festival Reveals Star-Studded Jury

Cannes boss Thierry Fremaux unveils that Jean Paul Gaultier, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor and Alexander Payne will be among those joining jury president Nanni Moretti at the Croisette next month.

Cannes Film Festival Unveils 2012 Competition Lineup With Strong U.S. Presence

UPDATED: President Gilles Jacob and artistic director Thierry Fremaux revealed the titles for the festival's 65th edition on the French Riviera, including films from David Cronenberg, Lee Daniels, Ken Loach and Michael Haneke.

Hitler in Hollywood (HH, Hitler à Hollywood): Film Review

The film, directed by Frederic Sojcher, fails to convince, either as an entertainment or as a polemic against the Hollywood juggernaut.

‘Mysteries of Lisbon’ Takes Louis Delluc Prize For Best French Film of Year

The Portuguese-language, four-and-a-half hour film chosen over "Carlos," "The Ghost Writer."