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The Specials to be closing film of Cannes

Since last year, the Festival de Cannes has ended on a Saturday and no longer on a Sunday. As the last night has retrieved the warmest colours of the party and celebration, the last film screened will be a beautiful end to an Official Selection launched eleven days earlier.

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Mohsena Tawfik passes away at age of 79

Egyptian veteran female artist, Mohsena Tawfik, passed away on Monday at the age of 79, leaving behind a legacy of drama shows, and millions of loving fans and loyal followers. Tawfik, known for her roles as a dedicated mother and the girl next door when she was at younger, captured peoples’ hearts from the very …

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Un Certain Regard 2019 reveals jury members

Chaired by Lebanese director and actress Nadine Labaki, the jury of three women and two men will reveal its prize-winners on 24 May, during the Un Certain Regard closing ceremony. The first is Marina Foïs, who began her acting career on stage, first by herself and then with the “Robin des Bois” troupe. After Dominique …

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Cannes festival reveals short film collection

Following the announcement of the Official Selection of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, the festival revealed its short films in competition and the Cinéfondation selection 2019. Presided by Claire Denis, the Cinéfondation and short films jury will award the three prizes of the Cinéfondation on Thursday 23rd May. The Short Film Palme d’Or will be …

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Youssef Chahine remembered at Karlovy Vary

The 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) is honouring iconic Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine (1926-2008) with a large retrospective of 11 remastered films consisting of early lesser-known works as well as established classics. All the movies in the programme – the biggest of its kind to be featured at any international film fest – …

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Mauro Colombo’s Tierra Adentro wins Yellow Robin award

Tierra Adentro by Mauro Colombo won early this week the Yellow Robin award at the 8th edition of Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam (CIFFR), while the Caribbean Shorts award went to The Girl with Two Heads by Betzabé García. The IFFR’s sister festival in Curaçao gives the filmmaking talent of the Caribbean region an international …

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Cannes prepares 60th anniversary of Marché du Film

The Cannes Film Festival is preparing to welcome film professionals from all over the world to its Marché du Film. The world’s leading film market and also the oldest, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019. Created at the 1959 Cannes, the Marché du Film is now the indispensable venue for negotiations about most productions distributed …

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