Cannes Film Festival

De izquierda a derecha, Kristen Stewart, Ava Duvernay, Cate Blanchett, Lea Seydoux y Khadja Nin posan durante una sesión de fotos del jurado del Festival de Cine de Cannes, en su 71ra edición, el martes 8 de mayo del 2018 en Cannes, Francia. (Foto por Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 12, 2018 - 7:03 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Eighty-two women will walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to highlight the limited number of female filmmakers who have been selected for the festival's competition lineup over its 71 years. Among those expected Saturday are Salma Hayek, Jane Fonda, "Wonder Woman"...
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Director Paul Dano poses for portrait photographs for the film 'Wildlife', at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2018 - 10:56 am
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival can validate an aspiring filmmaker like few other places. In a year light on American directors at Cannes, one of the few trumpeted by the festival is Paul Dano, whose filmmaking debut "Wildlife" opened Cannes' Critics Week sidebar. "Wildlife," which...
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Ahmad Al-Mezyed, chief executive of the General Culture Authority, speaks during a press conference for the Saudi Arabia Film Council at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 11, 2018. Saudi Arabia recently lifted a 35-year ban on cinemas and has erected its first pavilion at this year's Cannes film festival. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 11, 2018 - 7:46 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Saudi Arabia came to the world's largest film market to declare its newly launched film industry "open for business, but largely avoided questions about gender equality. Saudi Arabia established its first pavilion at this year's Cannes Film Festival, signaling its debut on the...
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Director Ryan Coogler, left, and Zinzi Evans pose for photographers during a photo call at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 10, 2018 - 12:50 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — Film director Ryan Coogler says "The Godfather" was a major influence on "Black Panther," but he was apprehensive about making that public. In a talk at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, Coogler said he realized the story of "Black Panther" — about a young man ascending to...
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Actresses Fan Bingbing, from left, Marion Cotillard, Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong'o pose for photographers during a photo call for the film '355' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 10, 2018 - 11:39 am
CANNES, France (AP) — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Jessica Chastain noticed the paucity of female-led action films at the movie marketplace. This year, she brought a corrective. Chastain and her co-stars on Thursday promoted plans for "355," a James Bond-like spy thriller led by female...
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Director Asghar Farhadi poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Everybody Knows' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 09, 2018 - 9:01 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has called on the Iranian government to allow his countryman and fellow director Jafar Panahi to attend the Cannes Film Festival. Panahi has been barred from leaving Iran since being found guilty in 2010 for "colluding with the intention to...
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Actors Penelope Cruz, left, and Javier Bardem pose for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Everybody Knows' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 09, 2018 - 6:15 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Penelope Cruz says she and her husband Javier Bardem were paid equally for the Cannes Film Festival opener "Everybody Knows." In the film, the Spanish-language debut of Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, Cruz and Bardem play former lovers dealing with the kidnapping of a...
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Director Martin Scorsese, left, and jury president Cate Blanchett appear on stage at the opening ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open Tuesday by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows." The 71st edition of the glamorous French Riviera...
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A group of police officers take part in a security exercise on the steps leading to the Palais des Festivals at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 7, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 1:58 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — On the eve of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, the festival's director held an unscheduled press conference Monday to address the many issues roiling this year's gathering, from Cannes' feud with Netflix to the #MeToo movement to the banning of selfies on the red carpet. Thierry...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 file photo director Ermanno Olmi poses for the photo call of the movie 'Il Villaggio di Cartone' at the 68th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Prize-winning Italian film director Ermanno Olmi has died Monday May 7, 2018 at the age of 86. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File )
May 07, 2018 - 11:21 am
ROME (AP) — Ermanno Olmi, an Italian cinematic giant who won the top award at the Cannes Film Festival for his depiction of 19th- century Italian farm life in "The Tree of Wooden Clogs," has died at age 86. Olmi died Monday in the northern Italian city of Asiago, where a day of mourning has been...
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