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French thriller ‘Titane’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes film festival

CANNES: ‘Titane’, a wildly imaginative film about a serial killer by French director Julia Ducournau, won the top Palme d’Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival, as revealed by jury head ahead of time Spike Lee in a gaffe at

Palestinian actors to boycott Cannes Film Festival against Israeli film

Palestinian actors in the film “Let There Be Morning” have decided not to attend the Cannes Film Festival in protest against the film being called an ‘Israeli production’. Written and directed by Eran Kolirin, an Israeli tells the story of

Actress Lea Seydoux tests COVID positive ahead of Cannes festival

CANNES: James Bond actress Lea Seydoux, who was to appear next week at the Cannes Film Festival, where organisers are trying to keep COVID-19 contagion in check, has tested positive for COVID-19 in Paris. The world’s biggest cinema showcase, which

Spike Lee to head Cannes Film Festival jury

PARIS: US director Spike Lee will head the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in July, making him the first black person to take on the role. The New York filmmaker was supposed to perform the function at last year’s

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus

PARIS: The Cannes Film Festival,  the world’s most prestigious film festival and cinema’s largest annual gathering, has postponed its 73rd edition due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers confirmed on Thursday evening that the film festival will no longer take place

Spike Lee to head 2020 Cannes Film Festival jury

PARIS: US director Spike Lee has been named president of the jury for the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. The 62-year-old filmmaker, who succeeds Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will head the panel that will award the 73rd Palme d’Or prize.