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
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
MONTREAL: British actress Kate Winslet will be honoured with the Tribute Actor Award at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The ceremony will take place virtually on September 15, halfway through the festival that is the largest of its
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has postponed the inaugural edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival due to coronavirus concerns. Festival organisers announced the difficult decision “given the current global health emergency,” they said in an email to prospective guests which
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.