Inarritu picked to head Cannes jury, first Mexican in post

PARIS / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Award-winning Mexican director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu will preside over the jury…

PARIS | Oscar-winning ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ composer Legrand dies

PARIS —Jan 26, 2019—Oscar-winning composer and pianist Michel Legrand, whose hits included the score for “The…

NAIROBI, Kenya | ‘Huge win’ as banned Kenyan film is allowed limited showings

NAIROBI, Kenya — The first Kenyan feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival has…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Ban on film depicting women’s love story to resume in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya — A lawyer says the first Kenyan feature film to premiere at the Cannes…

Japanese drama ‘Shoplifters’ wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or

Japanese director Hizokazu Kore-eda’s tender portrait of a poor, improvised family “Shoplifters” has won the Palme…

PARIS | Filmmaker Luc Besson targeted in Paris rape complaint

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are investigating a rape accusation against “Valerian” filmmaker Luc Besson, who…

PARIS | The Latest: Stars arrive for Cannes awards ceremony

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the awards ceremony for the 71st Cannes Film Festival being…

CANNES, France | Tragedy hits and Spike Lee rewrites ‘BlacKkKlansman’

CANNES, France (AP) — Spike Lee says white supremacist marchers at Charlottesville and President Donald Trump…

CANNES, France | 2 directors, barred at home, still speak loudly at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Twice the Cannes Film Festival has risen to given standing ovations to…

CANNES, France | Cannes: Chastain, Nyong’o, Cruz promote female-led spy film

CANNES, France— At last year’s Cannes Film Festival, Jessica Chastain noticed the paucity of female-led action…

CANNES, France | Farhadi calls on Iran to allow barred director to Cannes

CANNES, France — Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has called on the Iranian government to allow his…

CANNES, France  | Cannes Film Festival opens with focus on gender equality

CANNES, France  — The 71st Cannes Film Festival was opening Tuesday with the premiere of Asghar…

PARIS  | Cannes film festival in court over Terry Gilliam dispute

PARIS  —This year’s Cannes Film Festival is kicking off with a legal dispute, as a Paris…

PARIS | ‘Grotesque’ red carpet selfies banned at Cannes festival

PARIS |April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Want to take a selfie on the red carpet during the Cannes…

Dustin Hoffman: ‘I try to improve each day, but you don’t’

CANNES, France (AP)(STL.News) — Dustin Hoffman says his classic Watergate film, “All the President’s Men,” has…