Film festivals

Police investigate a car at the scene of a shooting in Toronto, on Monday, July 23, 2018. Police were trying Monday to determine what prompted a man to go on a shooting rampage in a popular Toronto neighborhood on Sunday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 10:23 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The family of the suspect in the deadly Toronto mass shooting says he suffered from severe mental health problems, but relatives "could never imagine that this would be his devastating and destructive end."...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, people walk past a festival box office during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. An economic impact study released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
July 17, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year, according to an economic impact study released on Tuesday. Nearly 125,000 people attended some part of the 11-day Utah event last year, a growth of more than 70 percent over the...
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June 10, 2018 - 11:01 am
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Organizers of a film festival say they're bringing Burt Reynolds to south Georgia. The Valdosta Daily Times reports local production company RKDS Entertainment and Media announced the actor will appear at its RKDS Film Festival on July 12. The studio's Roy Kirkland says...
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In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...
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Director Hirokazu Koreeda poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Shoplifters' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 14, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:22 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the awards ceremony for the 71st Cannes Film Festival being presented Saturday night (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters" is the winner of the Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film is a tender portrait of a poor...
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Director Spike Lee, centre, holds aloft the Grand Prix award for the film 'BlackKklansman' as he poses with musicians Sting, left, and Shaggy, right, on the steps of the Palais des Festival after the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 7, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival culminated Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded going to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters," a tender portrait of a poor, improvised family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to sexual predators. At the closing...
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Actress Michelle Rodriguez poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 71st international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2018 - 12:54 am
ANTIBES, France (AP) — After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein. Sharon Stone stepped down as co-chair of this year's gala and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2011, file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs at the pre-Grammy gala & salute to industry icons with Clive Davis honoring David Geffen in Beverly Hills, Calif. Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday May 17, 2018, at the Cannes Film Festival. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
May 17, 2018 - 8:32 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival. Houston's longtime assistant Mary Jones tells filmmaker Kevin Macdonald that the late singer told her that...
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La actriz Laura Harrier, el actor Topher Grace y el director Spike Lee posan al llegar al estreno de la película "BlacKkKlansman" en el Festival de Cine de Cannes, el lunes 14 de mayo del 2018 en Cannes, Francia. (Foto por Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 16, 2018 - 2:04 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — Spike Lee says white supremacist marchers at Charlottesville and President Donald Trump "wrote themselves" into his new film "BlacKkKlansman." Lee this week premiered the film at the Cannes Film Festival, where he blasted Trump's response last August to the violent Virginia...
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Director Spike Lee pose for photographers during a photo call for the film 'BlacKkKlansman' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 15, 2018 - 8:20 am
CANNES, France (AP) — In a passionate, expletive-ridden monologue at the Cannes Film Festival, director Spike Lee lambasted Donald Trump for the U.S. president's response to last year's violent white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lee spoke to reporters Tuesday after his "...
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