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Barred Russian director rolls out Cannes red carpet at home

Cannes, France: Dissident director Kirill Serebrennikov -- who is banned from leaving Russia -- said Tuesday that he laid a red carpet in Moscow...

Why Hollywood can’t get enough of France’s ‘crime city’ Marseille

Cannes, France: Its grimy glamour and dazzling light have captivated directors from Alfred Hitchcock to Steven Spielberg, and now Marseille is the setting for...

Lou Reed is the man in Cannes Velvet Underground film

Cannes, France: They were an "unlikely pack of beautiful loners" who changed both art and music history, even as they were torn apart by...

Cannes sees dairy industry’s dark reality in cow biopic

Cannes, France: Cannes on Friday got deep insights into the lives of bovines with a documentary starring Luma, a photogenic cow. Shot over four years...

Cannes Film Festival reopens after pandemic hiatus

Cannes France: The famed Cannes Film Festival opens Tuesday, and despite social distancing subduing some of its signature glamour, excitement is rife for the...

Netflix yet to discover a great film director, says Cannes chief

Cannes, France: Netflix and the other streaming giants have yet to discover one great director, the head of the Cannes film festival said Monday. Thierry...

Cannes film-makers celebrate musical heroes

Paris, France: It will be a feast for the ears as well as the eyes on the Croisette this year with a string of...

Cannes director: the return of cinema is ‘very moving’

Paris, France: Ahead of its return on Tuesday, AFP spoke to Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux about the nail-biting build-up and efforts to...

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China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

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