Latest Cannes Film Festival News

New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition

Aug. 09, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray's Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time" and Laura Poitras' documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist...

Critic Notebook: At Cannes, a plea for the variety of cinema

May. 31, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

One of the most viral moments from the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped over the weekend with the presentation of the Palme d’Or to Ruben Ostlund’s “Triangle of Sadness,” wasn’t a slip on the red carpet or those fighter jets that flew over Tom Cruise’s head. It was the director...

'Triangle of Sadness' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Fest

May. 28, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s class warfare comedy “Triangle of Sadness” won the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, giving Ostlund one of cinema’s most prestigious prizes for the second time. Ostlund, whose art-world send-up...

Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's social satire "Triangle of Sadness" wins Palme d'Or at 75th Cannes Film Festival

May. 28, 2022 15:50 PM EDT
CANNES, France (AP) — Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's social satire "Triangle of Sadness" wins Palme d'Or at 75th Cannes Film Festival.

Director Kore-eda returns to Cannes with film about baby box

May. 27, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — “Shoplifters” director Hirokazu Kore-eda returns to the Cannes Film Festival with “Broker,” another tale of misfits from society’s margins. This time, the film centers on the use of a “baby box,” a controversial method of anonymously dropping off...

Lukas Dhont's tender boyhood drama 'Close' stirs Cannes

May. 27, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Lukas Dhont's sensitive coming-of-age film “Close,” about the tender friendship of two 13-year-old boys whose bond is tragically separated, has provided a late, emotional wallop at the Cannes Film Festival. “Close," the Belgian director's second film...

Kelly Reichardt: 'I'm fine with being a side B-er'

May. 27, 2022 10:13 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The quiet perceptions, everyday troubles and intermittent moments of transcendence that make up Kelly Reichardt's films have always had a rhythm apart from most American movies. Reichardt's latest, “Showing Up,” which premiered Friday at the Cannes Film...

AP PHOTOS: The glamour of Cannes in black & white

May. 27, 2022 03:42 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most colorful spectacles in the world — all Cote d’Azur sunshine, palm trees and glittering ballgowns. But the soul of Cannes will always exist in black and white. The images that first made Cannes synonymous with...

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

May. 26, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history. One of the most anticipated events of the Cannes Film Festival, over 800 guests...

Q&A: Baz Luhrmann on his tragic, razzle-dazzle 'Elvis'

May. 26, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — It’s the day before Baz Luhrmann is to unveil “Elvis" at the Cannes Film Festival, and it goes without saying that the director — one of cinema's most maximalist moviemakers — is ready to put on a show. “I’ve been ready to put on a show since I...