Cannes film festival

    • Cannes Film Festival's competition jury unveiled

      Cannes Film Festival's competition jury unveiled

      Five women and four men were named on Thursday as members of 2021 Cannes International Film Festival'competition jury, news wires reported. "The Serpent" star Tahar Rahim, US actress Maggie Gyllenhaal and "Parasite" lead Song Kang-Ho are part of this year's Cannes Film Festival jury led by director Spike Lee, organisers announced. It will be a female-majority jury for the July 6 to 17 festival, which has faced criticism in recent years for its lack of female representation, AFP reported.

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    • Cannes Film Festival delayed to July after 2020 cancellation

      Cannes Film Festival delayed to July after 2020 cancellation

      The famed Cannes Film Festival, set for May following its coronavirus cancellation last year, will be delayed again, news wires reported. Cannes organisers announced on Wednesday that this year's festival will take place from 6 to 17 July, about two months after its typical period.  The world's most prestigious film festival, which has run for nearly 75 years with few interruptions, is currently hoping the coronavirus recedes enough by summertime.

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    • Mini Cannes film festival kicks off amid Covid curfew

      Mini Cannes film festival kicks off amid Covid curfew

      The Cannes 2020 film festival was cancelled this May due to the coronavirus lockdown, but the spirit is alive and it took the form of a mini event, which started on Tuesday evening. Over three days, the public can see four films from the official selection, as well as the short films selected for the competition along with school films from the Cinefondation.

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