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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 Kicks Off Three-Day “Special Festival” Under Strict COVID-19 Rules

The Cannes Film Festival kicked off a mini version of this year's event, a three-day festival featuring four films. The official 2020 Cannes Festival, scheduled for May, was forced to cancel due to…

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…

Francis Ford Coppola Offers Advice to Budding Filmmakers at the Lumière Festival

'The Godfather' director and recipient of this year's Lumière Award gave a master class in Lyon to a packed auditorium of students and fans.

Cannes Diary: It’s Time to Roll Out the Red Carpet, But Does Anyone Still Care?

As the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival prepares for the opening night of its 72nd edition, insiders predict a very muted affair, devoid of the glitz and hits of years gone by.

Cannes Chief Says Programming 50-Percent-Female Lineup “Would Show a Lack of Respect”

Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux dodged some pointed questions about gender at the festival press conference Monday, and shed a little light on some of the festival's most anticipated films…

Cannes: Thierry Fremaux Talks Netflix, Representation and Getting Tarantino in Time

Cannes topper Thierry Fremaux talks to The Hollywood Reporter about Netflix, female representation and getting Quentin Tarantino in time for this year's festival.

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes 2019 Mixes World Cinema Heavyweights With Virtual Unknowns

This year's Cannes lineup is heavy on the usual suspects — Almodovar, the Dardenne brothers, Jarmusch, Loach and others — but also makes room for names many have never heard.

Cannes Film Festival: Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach and Xavier Dolan in Competition

The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday unveiled the lineup for its 72nd edition, including competition entries from Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodovar, Ken Loach and four female directors.

Jane Fonda, Thierry Fremaux, Alexander Payne Tapped for HFPA Film Restoration Summit

Jane Fonda, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux and filmmaker Alexander Payne are set to take part in the HFPA Film Restoration Summit, which will be held March 9 at the Theatre at Ace…

Cannes Director Thierry Fremaux Touts “Improvements” to Screening Schedule

Cannes artistic director Thierry Fremaux says the festival will make some adjustments to the press and premiere screening schedule after some negative feedback earlier this year.

Cannes Director Thierry Fremaux Criticizes Women Directors Debate as “Fashionable”

Cannes head Thierry Fremaux criticized the 50/50 debate about women directors as "fashionable" while speaking at the Rome Film Festival.