Cannes Film Festival

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 8:14 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, will participate in a documentary about her. Pulse Films announced the film at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, shortly before Manning was to be released from Fort...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011, file photo, a yacht is seen behind a logo for the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d’Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the French festival said it has adapted its rule to require films in competition to be distributed in French movie theaters. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
May 10, 2017 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said that it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d'Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, the French festival announced that it has adapted its rules...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. Polanski’s latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. Polanksi’s “Based on a True Story” will play out of competition. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
April 27, 2017 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roman Polanski's latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. The French festival announced a few additions to its lineup on Thursday. Polanksi's "Based on a True Story" will play out of competition. The French-language thriller, which Sony Pictures Classics has already...
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