Cannes Film Festival: News

The Cannes Festival is an annual film festival which is held in Cannes, France. It previews new films of all genres, from all around the world. It was founded in 1946 and is held annually since then, usually in May at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.

25 May 2024

Preity Zinta

Cannes: Preity Zinta's saree glamour lights up the red carpet

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta made a striking appearance at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, donning a pink saree designed by Seema Gujral.

25 May 2024

France

Cannes: Michel Hazanavicius's 'Most Precious of Cargoes' receives 10-minute ovation

Michel Hazanavicius, the acclaimed director of The Artist, made a triumphant return to the Cannes Film Festival with his latest animated fairy tale feature, The Most Precious of Cargoes.

25 May 2024

Donald Trump

Trump's lawyers try to halt the release of 'The Apprentice'

Lawyers for former US President Donald Trump have issued a cease and desist letter to the producers of The Apprentice, a film chronicling Trump's rise to power in the 1980s.

25 May 2024

Kolkata

Who's Anasuya Sengupta, who scripted history at Cannes Film Festival

Anasuya Sengupta, a Kolkata-born actor, has made international headlines with her lead role in The Shameless, a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaker Konstantin Bojanov.

25 May 2024

Hollywood

Cannes Film Festival: 'Black Dog,' Anasuya Sengupta win top honors

The 77th Cannes Film Festival has announced the winners of its Un Certain Regard Prize, with Chinese director Hu Guan's film Black Dog taking the top honor.

25 May 2024

Charlize Theron

Unveiling the mystery of Furiosa's lost arm in 'Mad Max'

The mystery surrounding the loss of Furiosa's arm in the 2015 film Mad Max: Fury Road has finally been solved in its prequel, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.

24 May 2024

Gullak

'Treated like animals': Sunita Rajwar addresses discrimination against character artists 

Sunita Rajwar, acclaimed for her roles in Panchayat and Gullak, recently voiced her concerns about the unfair treatment of supporting artists in the entertainment industry.

24 May 2024

Columbia University

Indian film bags top honor at 77th Cannes Film Festival

Indian director Chidananda S Naik's film, Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Know, has clinched the Best Short award at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

24 May 2024

Aditi Rao Hydari

Day-10 highlights: India competes at Cannes after 30 years

For the first time in three decades, an Indian film crew has graced the red carpet of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival's main competition, Palme d'Or.

24 May 2024

Europe

How filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof fled Iran, reached Germany 

Faced with a prison sentence, acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof decided to escape from Iran, embarking on a "complicated" and "anguishing" 28-day journey across Europe. He finally found refuge in a safe house in Germany. Recently, he opened up about this journey.

24 May 2024

Bollywood

Cannes: Payal Kapadia's film earns standing ovation; cast rocks red-carpet 

Payal Kapadia's first fiction feature, All We Imagine As Light, was met with an eight-minute standing ovation during its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

24 May 2024

Aamir Khan

Preity Zinta shimmers in white as she returns to Cannes 

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta is making a grand return to the Cannes Film Festival after an 11-year hiatus.

23 May 2024

Naseeruddin Shah

After Cannes glory, 'Manthan' set for theatrical re-release in June

The landmark Hindi film Manthan is set to make a comeback in theaters across the country, offering audiences another opportunity to appreciate its compelling narrative and societal significance.

Cannes: Avneet Kaur-Shantanu Maheshwari's 'Love in Vietnam' first look revealed

The first glimpse of the much-anticipated film Love in Vietnam was recently showcased at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

22 May 2024

Hollywood

Cannes: 'Anora' director Sean Baker advocates for sex work decriminalization

Acclaimed director Sean Baker, renowned for his films on sex workers, has announced that his upcoming project will continue to explore this theme.

22 May 2024

Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez stuns in sheer dress at Cannes; see pictures

Jacqueline Fernandez, renowned for her distinctive style, recently showcased her second outfit at the ongoing 77th Cannes Film Festival.

22 May 2024

Hamas

RAI Cinema secures international rights for film on Hamas attacks

RAI Cinema International Distribution (RCID) has acquired international sales rights for the upcoming drama Of Dogs and Men.

22 May 2024

Europe

Iranian director who fled country recently to attend Cannes screening

Acclaimed Iranian director, Mohammad Rasoulof, has confirmed his attendance at the Cannes Film Festival screening of his competition movie, The Seed of the Sacred Fig set for Friday.

22 May 2024

A24

Joel Edgerton joins Keanu Reeves, others in Ruben Östlund's film

Golden Globe-nominated actor Joel Edgerton is set to join the cast of Ruben Östlund's forthcoming movie, The Entertainment System is Down.

22 May 2024

A24

A24 secures US rights to 'The Death of Robin Hood'

In a competitive situation at the Cannes market, independent entertainment company A24 has successfully acquired the US rights to Michael Sarnoski's upcoming film The Death of Robin Hood.

22 May 2024

France

Kelly Rowland's heated moment, fashion A-game: Cannes Day 8 highlights

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, currently in progress, witnessed a spectacular display of fashion on its eighth day.

21 May 2024

Akshay Kumar

Vishnu Manchu delighted by reactions to 'Kannappa' teaser at Cannes

Vishnu Manchu, Mohan Babu, and Prabhu Deva attended the prestigious Cannes Film Festival to promote their forthcoming film, Kannappa.

21 May 2024

Kiara Advani

Cannes gala: Kiara Advani discusses social stigma of sexual abuse

At the recent Variety Global Conversations Summit held at the Cannes Film Festival, prominent female actors and filmmakers from around the world convened to share their experiences and motivations in the film industry.

21 May 2024

Donald Trump

Cannes Day 7: 'The Apprentice' courts controversy; Studio Ghibli shines

The seventh day of the 77th Cannes Film Festival was marked by significant events.

21 May 2024

Donald Trump

Trump campaign to sue 'The Apprentice' for Ivana rape scene 

Donald Trump's campaign has revealed plans to sue the creators of The Apprentice, a film that recently premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

20 May 2024

Hollywood

Kevin Costner gambles own money for 'Horizon'; mortgages his ranch

Hollywood actor and filmmaker, Kevin Costner, has openly discussed his struggle to finance his latest project, Horizon: An American Saga.

20 May 2024

Hollywood

Demi Moore shares insights on nudity scene in 'The Substance'

At the Cannes Film Festival, Demi Moore's feminist body horror The Substance recently made waves by receiving the longest 13-minute standing ovation.

20 May 2024

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett reveals 'Rumours' is named after Fleetwood Mac album

Cate Blanchett's latest film, Rumours, draws its title from the iconic namesake album by the British-American band Fleetwood Mac.

20 May 2024

Film Festival

Payal Kapadia discusses process behind Cannes's selection 'All We Imagine...'

Payal Kapadia, a graduate of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), will premiere her film All We Imagine As Light at the Cannes Film Festival.

20 May 2024

Hollywood

Demi Moore's 'The Substance' earns record 13-minutes applause at Cannes

Hollywood actor Demi Moore made her debut in the official selection of the ongoing Cannes Film Festival with the highly-anticipated horror thriller, The Substance.

20 May 2024

Hollywood

Cannes: 'Horizon' earns standing ovation, Kevin Costner promises more installments

Kevin Costner's Western epic, Horizon: An American Saga, was met with a standing ovation lasting over seven minutes at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

19 May 2024

Daniel Craig

Luca Guadagnino-Daniel Craig's upcoming film 'Queer' is three-hours-long 

Luca Guadagnino's latest cinematic creation, Queer, is reportedly slated for its world premiere at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, commencing on August 28.

19 May 2024

Denmark

Mubi acquires Cannes entry 'The Girl With the Needle'

Mubi, the renowned arthouse distributor, production company, and streaming service, has acquired its second 2024 Cannes Film Festival competition title The Girl With the Needle, reported Variety.

19 May 2024

Selena Gomez

'Emilia Pérez' sets new record at Cannes; receives longest-standing ovation

The Spanish-language musical drama, Emilia Pérez, has reportedly set a new record at this year's Cannes Film Festival by receiving the longest-standing ovation, thus far.

19 May 2024

Vogue

Amid criticism, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan calls her Cannes outfit 'magical'

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a regular at the Cannes Film Festival, has defended her outfit choice for the 2024 event amid widespread criticism on social media.

19 May 2024

Cate Blanchett

'Rumours' starring Cate Blanchett earns nearly four-minute ovation at Cannes

The apocalyptic comedy Rumours, featuring Hollywood actor Cate Blanchett, premiered to a warm reception at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night.

19 May 2024

Kiara Advani

Kiara Advani stuns in striking pink-black gown at Cannes Gala

Bollywood actor Kiara Advani recently graced the Red Sea Film Foundation's Women in Cinema Gala dinner held alongside the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

19 May 2024

Hollywood

Cannes: 'Oh, Canada' director Paul Schrader announces new noir film

The esteemed 77-year-old director, Paul Schrader, has unveiled his next cinematic venture following the premiere of his recent film Oh, Canada at the Cannes Film Festival.

18 May 2024

Hollywood

Francis Ford Coppola debunks retirement rumors, discusses new film's plans

Following the recent premiere of his ambitious film Megalopolis at the Cannes Film Festival, acclaimed director Francis Ford Coppola dismissed rumors of retirement.

18 May 2024

Upcoming Movies

'Emily in Paris' actor Lucien Laviscount joins horror-thriller film 'Borderline'

Production has officially commenced on the horror-thriller film Borderline, with shooting locations set in the UK and Malta.

18 May 2024

Emma Stone

Emma-Yorgos's 'Kind of Kindness' receives glowing standing ovation at Cannes

Reuniting after their successful collaboration on Poor Things (2023), Oscar-winning actor Emma Stone and director Yorgos Lanthimos joined forces once again for Kinds of Kindness.

Cannes: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wows in show-stopping Falguni Shane Peacock

Bollywood actor and global icon, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is creating waves at the ongoing 77th Cannes Film Festival.

18 May 2024

Naseeruddin Shah

Cannes: Naseeruddin Shah-Prateik Babbar-Ratna Pathak Shah attend 'Manthan' screening

Veteran actors Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah, along with Prateik Babbar were among the most notable Indian attendees at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday.

18 May 2024

Kiara Advani

Cannes: Kiara Advani debuts in Prabal Gurung's ivory satin dress

On Friday, Bollywood actor Kiara Advani made her debut at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, dazzling attendees in a stunning ivory ensemble.

18 May 2024

Uma Thurman

Cannes: Jacob Elordi's 'Oh, Canada' receives four-minute-long standing ovation

Paul Schrader's latest film Oh, Canada, starring Richard Gere and Uma Thurman, made its grand debut at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday night.

18 May 2024

Film Festival

Cannes: Nicolas Cage's 'The Surfer' earns a six-minute standing ovation

Nicolas Cage's latest psychological thriller, The Surfer, received a six-minute standing ovation during a midnight screening at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival on Friday night.

17 May 2024

Malayalam

Malayalam film 'Vadakkan' debuts at Cannes Film Festival

The Malayalam film, Vadakkan, is set to debut at the esteemed Cannes Film Festival's Marché du Film Fantastic Pavilion.

17 May 2024

Athiya Shetty

Sobhita Dhulipala shines in Namrata Joshipura jumpsuit at Cannes 2024

Indian actor Sobhita Dhulipala made a striking debut at the Cannes Film Festival 2024, choosing a jumpsuit over the traditional gown.

Day 3 at Cannes: Aishwarya Rai stuns; 'Megalopolis,' 'Bird' premiere

The third day of the 77th Cannes Film Festival (May 16, 2024) was a star-studded event with numerous Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities in attendance.

Cannes 2024: Aishwarya Rai stuns in Falguni Shane Peacock gown

India's very own Queen of Cannes, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a stunning appearance at the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Day 3.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter get grand welcome at Cannes

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have arrived at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which commenced on Tuesday.

16 May 2024

Anya Taylor-Joy

George Miller hints at more 'Mad Max' stories at Cannes

Oscar-winning filmmaker George Miller, known for the Mad Max franchise, hinted at potential future narratives from the post-apocalyptic world during a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival.

16 May 2024

Anya Taylor-Joy

Day 2 at Cannes: Bharat Pavilion inauguration and 'Furiosa' premiere

The second day of the ongoing 77th Cannes Film Festival was marked by two significant events - the premiere of the Hollywood film Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga and the inauguration of the Bharat Pavilion.

Despite injury, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan departs for Cannes 2024

Cannes Film Festival regular Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was spotted at Mumbai airport on Wednesday night, heading for the French Riviera.

15 May 2024

Smita Patil

Influencer Kinnari Jain heads to Cannes for Smita Patil's 'Manthan'

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, which began on Tuesday, is experiencing a significant representation of Indian cinema this year.

'Taarak Mehta...' actor Deepti Sadhwani stuns in orange at Cannes

Deepti Sadhwani, celebrated for her performance in the popular TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, made a dazzling debut at the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday.

15 May 2024

Keanu Reeves

New project: Kirsten Dunst-Daniel Bruhl to star alongside Keanu Reeves

Kirsten Dunst and Daniel Brühl have officially joined Keanu Reeves in the cast of Ruben Östlund's forthcoming film, The Entertainment System Is Down.

15 May 2024

Greta Gerwig

Cannes kicks off with Meryl Streep's honor: Day 1 highlights

The eagerly-awaited 77th Cannes Film Festival began on Tuesday (May 14), drawing a host of international stars to the red carpet.

15 May 2024

Apple

Apple secures worldwide rights to Tom Hiddleston, Willem Dafoe's 'Tenzing'

Apple Original Films has acquired the global rights to Tenzing, a biographical film about Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and his historic 1953 ascent of Mount Everest.

14 May 2024

Kiara Advani

77th Cannes Film Festival kicks off; know where to watch

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, a highly anticipated event in the cinematic world, kick-started its journey on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

14 May 2024

India

Cannes 2024: 12 Indian films set to dominate film festival

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, a global cinema event commencing on Tuesday (May 14) is set to witness an unprecedented representation from India.

14 May 2024

Kiara Advani

Kiara to represent India at Cannes's 'Women in Cinema' gala

Kiara Advani is all set to represent India at the prestigious 77th Cannes Film Festival, which begins on Tuesday in Cannes, France.

14 May 2024

Europe

Iranian filmmaker evades prison sentence; flees Iran ahead of Cannes

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof has fled Iran, evading an eight-year prison sentence linked to his latest film, The Seed of the Sacred Fig.

13 May 2024

Akshay Kumar

Vishnu Manchu's 'Kannappa' teaser to premiere at Cannes

The much-awaited teaser of Vishnu Manchu's forthcoming film, Kannappa, is slated for a grand launch at the esteemed Cannes Film Festival on May 20.

13 May 2024

Adam Driver

'Megalopolis': Francis Ford Coppola's self-funded project secures pre-Cannes deals

Francis Ford Coppola's latest offering, Megalopolis, has finally been sold to key independent buyers in Europe's top five territories before its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

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