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Cannes Film Festival unveils 2019 selection committee

Stéphanie Lamome appointed as artistic advisor of the film department.

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Cannes Film Festival hires new head of press as Christine Aime moves to new role

Aime will manage a new section called ‘Festival Memory’ ahead of 75th anniversary celebrations in 2022.

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'Un Amour d’Aliénor', 'Pax Europa' scoop prizes in Cannes Critics' Week's Next Step programme

Eight filmmakers participate in the fifth edition of initiative fostering development of first features.


Gaumont chairman Nicolas Seydoux criticises Venice chief over 'Roma' decision (exclusive)

‘Roma’ is “not a film” said the influential French figure.

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Cannes boss Thierry Frémaux talks Netflix competition ban: "We'll see about 2019"

Cannes delegate general also reflects on controversial press screening changes and rise of Venice.


Strand Releasing acquires Egyptian Oscar submission 'Yomeddine'

Cannes selection won Francois Chalais Prize on the Croisette Cannes in recognition of life-affirming story.

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Cannes' Thierry Frémaux to talk about 'the future of festivals' at Rome Film Fest

Jonathan Safran Foer and Isabelle Huppert among raft of further new speakers added.

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Kino Lorber acquires Cannes Critics Week winner 'Diamantino'

May 2019 theatrical launch set for comic fantasy about soul-searching fallen football idol.


Sarajevo teams with Cannes Directors' Fortnight on short film initiative

Six directors from the region will produce shorts to screen in 2019.

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Kino Lorber snaps up Toronto-bound 'Long Day’s Journey Into Night'

Drama features lauded 3D sequence, will open theatrically in spring 2019.

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Cannes 2019: new Directors' Fortnight programming team announced

Paolo Moretti to head up Quinzaine from next year.

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Ethan Hawke joins Juliette Binoche, Catherine Deneuve in Kore-eda's 'La Verite'

The project is Kore-eda’s first since winning this year’s Palme d’Or for ‘Shoplifters’.

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Korean film sales at Cannes Film Festival hit record high of $10m

Total is a 47% increase on previous record from 2017.

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Magnolia Pictures snaps up Matteo Garrone’s 'Dogman'

Drama premiered in competition in Cannes.

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Cannes Film Festival 2019 dates announced

The event confirmed on Twitter that it will take place from Tuesday 14 to Saturday 25 May 2019.