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    Nicole Kidman, Lynne Ramsay, Ang Lee, Christoph Waltz & More Join Steven Spielberg's Cannes Jury

    In past years, the jury for the main slate at the Cannes Film Festival has tended to mix in a few bigger names -- Alexander Payne, Tim Burton, Robert De Niro, Jude Law -- with smaller filmmakers, producers and more. But it looks like the 2013 jury is going to be the starriest in years, and you migh...

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    Cannes Directors' Fortnight Lineup Unveiled, Includes New Films by Alejandro Jodorowsky

    "Holy Mountain" director Alejandro Jodorowsky will reemerge after over twenty years' absence to present his latest film "The Dance of Reality" on the Croisette at this year's Cannes Directors' Fortnight. The famed Chilean-French surrealist filmmaker hasn't directed a feature since 1990's "The Rainbo...

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    Films By Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lynne Ramsay & More Slated For Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

    Well, here's one name we didn't expect to figure so prominently at Cannes this year -- Alejandro Jodorowksy. The 84-year-old director will not only have his first feature in over twenty years unveiled, but he will also be the subject of a documentary that is sure to get cinephiles very, very excited...

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    Cannes' Directors Fortnight Announces 2013 Lineup

    The Directors Fortnight section of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival was announced this morning, with 21 features and 9 short films making the cut.

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    Cannes Unveils Critics' Week Lineup Including Lowery's 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints,' Adds Guest of Honor Kim Novak

    In Cannes news, the 52nd International Critics' Week sidebar has announced its official selection of seven international films in competition as well as three special screenings. One of the special screenings includes David Lowery's Sundance hit "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," which stars Casey Affleck ...

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    Whose Responsibility Is It To Move The Dial for Women Directors?

    So now that the Cannes lineup is in the rear view mirror it's time for a moment of reflection. I want to thank Mr. Thierry Fremaux the head of the Cannes Film Festival, for inspiring this moment. He talked to Screen Daily following the announcement of the lineup and made some interesting points wo...

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    'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' & More Head To France As Cannes Critics' Week Lineup Is Unveiled

    There are few festivals where the placement of a selection comes under as much scrutiny as it does at the Cannes Film Festival. For example, many were surprised when the latest from auteur fave Claire Denis wasn't put it in the main competition, but shifted to the second tier Un Certain Regard slate...

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    Cannes Reveals International Critics' Week Lineup; 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Makes the Cut

    The 52nd Cannes International Critics' Week has unveiled its full lineup. Among the 11 features screening in the sidebar is David Lowery's acclaimed Sundance drama "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," screening out of competition.

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    The American Pavilion Announces Historic Redesign Details Timed To 25th Anniversary

    We support The American Pavilion as the place to get wifi, leave messages, get a bite to eat, and see some fellow Americans. AMPAV was the first "pavilion" in Cannes. Now the Pavilions represent every country in Cannes.

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    Ari Folman's Animated Live-Action Hybrid 'The Congress' to Open Cannes Directors' Fortnight, Not in Competition

    Ari Folman's sci-fi film "The Congress," which is part realist live-action, part fantasy animation and stars Robin Wright, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Harvey Keitel and Kodi Smit-McPhee, will open the Cannes sidebar Director's Fortnight on May 16. Folman wrote and directed Israel's Oscar-nominated fore...

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