Cannes Film Festival

In a year charged with politicized tensions, mastery of craft trumps truth-to-power commentary

By Charles Bramesco

Netflix is actively and self-servingly restricting the platforms films can occupy, but it’s not the only one grumbling about Cannes’s fussy rules

By Vadim Rizov

In further news: Gillian Ayres (1930-2018); Met appoints Max Hollein as director; Cannes announces official selection

Ruben Östlund's The Square wins the Palme d'or; the Walker Art Center to remove a Sam Durant piece after protests

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, a preview of some of the highlights of this year’s festival which opens today

By Bert Rebhandl

Maren Ades Film Toni Erdmann war der Kritikerliebling der diesjährigen Filmfestspiele in Cannes. Jetzt läuft er in den deutschen Kinos an

By Esther Buss

British artists rally against Brexit and Ken Loach claims his second Palme d’Or 

It’s high time the film industry started taking women seriously

By Jennifer Higgie
Actor, writer, director and producer, Mary Pickford

A round-up of websites celebrating women in the film industry

By Jennifer Higgie

Will this be the year that a woman wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes?

By Jennifer Higgie