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Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

The Dardennes’ ‘Tori and Lokita’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

A pair of kids from West Africa watch each other's backs as they try to navigate the Belgian immigration system and a criminal underworld in the Palme d'Or winners' latest.

‘Honey Cigar’ (‘Cigare au miel’): Film Review | Venice 2020

Franco-Algerian director Kamir Ainouz' debut feature, 'Honey Cigar,' is a female coming-of-age tale set in the 1990s.

‘The Benefit of the Doubt’ (‘Une part d’ombre’): Film Review

Belgian writer-director Samuel Tilman’s feature debut 'The Benefit of the Doubt' stars Fabrizio Rongione ('Two Days, One Night') as a man accused of murder.

‘Young Ahmed’ (Le jeune Ahmed’): Film Review | Cannes 2019

The Dardenne brothers return to Cannes competition with 'Young Ahmed,' a study of a 13-year-old boy who decides to punish his "infidel" math teacher.

‘Dear Son’ (‘Weldi’): Film Review | Cannes 2018

Tunisian writer-director Mohamed Ben Attia makes his Cannes debut with 'Dear Son,' a somber family drama co-produced by the Dardenne brothers.

An April To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Among highlights on the Los Angeles retrospective and revival scene this month are a timely series of films about refugees, a run of modern French classics and screenings of favorites from Paul Mazursky, Jonathan Demme and more.

Brexit Seen as “Dreadful News” for European Films in U.K.

Oscar-winning titles such as 'Son of Saul' and 'Ida' received grants from the EU's MEDIA program to assist with their release in the U.K.

‘The Unknown Girl’ (‘La Fille inconnue’): Cannes Review

Palme d'Or winners Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne return to Cannes with this drama starring Adele Haenel as a doctor haunted by the death of an unidentified immigrant.

‘Good Luck Sam’ (‘Good Luck Algeria’): Film Review

This genre hybrid tells the true story of a French-born Algerian who tries to qualify for the Winter Olympics as a cross-country skier for his father's home country.

‘The Legend of the Palme d’Or’ (‘La Legende de La Palme d’or’): Cannes Review

An assortment of Palme d'Or winners, including Martin Scorsese, Jane Campion, and Quentin Tarantino, share memories of winning in director Alexis Veller's documentary

‘Ben Zaken’: Berlin Review

First-time feature director Efrat Corem explores a sector of Israeli society rarely seen on screen in this hard-scrabble family drama

‘Force Majeure’ Sweeps Sweden’s Guldbagge Awards

Ruben Ostlund's black comedy wins six trophies, including best director and best film, in Sweden's equivalent of the Oscars.