Film Festival: News

25 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes Film Festival

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.

24 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

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


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


Sundance Film Festival mulls over potential relocation among 15 finalists

The Sundance Film Festival, an esteemed indie event founded by Robert Redford, is contemplating a potential move from its long-standing base in Park City, Utah, reported Deadline.

22 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes Film Festival

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

South Korea

Son Ye-jin named 'Actor in Focus' at Bucheon Film Festival

The Bucheon International Fantastic Festival (BIFAN) has announced that South Korean actor Son Ye-jin will be the subject of this year's Actor Retrospective.

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

Cannes Film Festival

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

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

20 May 2024

Cannes 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.

19 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

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.

18 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

'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

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes 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.

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.

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

Cannes Film Festival

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.

15 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

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.

14 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

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

Cannes Film Festival

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.

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.

11 May 2024


Sikkimese film 'Tara' to be showcased at Cannes Film Market

The Sikkimese feature film Tara: The Lost Star, directed by Samten Bhutia, has been chosen for market screening (Marché du Film) at the esteemed Cannes Film Festival.

10 May 2024

Anurag Kashyap

Tarsem Singh's 'Dear Jassi' to open LA's Indian Film Festival 

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has chosen Tarsem Singh's Dear Jassi as its opening film.

09 May 2024


'Dead Poets Society' director Peter Weir to receive Golden Lion 

Esteemed Australian director and screenwriter, Peter Weir, has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival.

09 May 2024

Aditi Rao Hydari

Cannes Film Festival 2024: Aishwarya, Aditi to attend

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, commencing on May 14, will once again host Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aditi Rao Hydari.

09 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2024: All about schedule, venue, and what's in store

The prestigious Cannes Film Festival is set to launch its 77th edition next week in southern France.

08 May 2024

Venice Film Festival

French actor Isabelle Huppert to lead Venice Film Festival jury

The 81st Venice Film Festival has announced that renowned French actor Isabelle Huppert will preside over the jury for its primary competition.

07 May 2024


AI-scripted film to debut at short film festival

The prestigious Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia is set to premiere its first-ever film scripted entirely by artificial intelligence (AI) this year.

06 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival under threat as workers call for strike

With just days remaining until the commencement of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, a looming pay dispute threatens to disrupt the event.

05 May 2024


Shabana Azmi to be honored with City of London Award

Renowned veteran actor Shabana Azmi is set to receive the prestigious Freedom of the City of London Award.

29 Apr 2024


Toronto's Hot Docs: Subina Shrestha's 'Devi' unveils activist's courageous journey

Subina Shrestha, a distinguished filmmaker and journalist, has skillfully portrayed the empowering journey of Devi Khadka in her latest offering Devi.

20 Apr 2024

Cannes Film Festival

77th Cannes Film Festival honors Akira Kurosawa through official poster

The 77th Cannes Film Festival has revealed its poster for the upcoming cinematic gala, featuring a scene from Rhapsody in August, a film by the celebrated Japanese director Akira Kurosawa.

19 Apr 2024

Deepa Mehta

'Spirit of Ecstasy,' 'Mutt' to headline Kashish LGBTQ+ Film Festival

The 2024 edition of the Kashish LGBTQ+ film festival in Mumbai will feature Héléna Klotz's Spirit of Ecstasy and Vuk Lungulov-Klotz's Mutt as its main attractions.

11 Apr 2024

Cannes Film Festival

77th Cannes Film Festival announces star-studded lineup; India triumphs, too

The forthcoming 77th Cannes Film Festival is set to dazzle with a star-studded lineup, which was announced on Thursday afternoon (per IST).

30 Mar 2024


'The Silent Prayer' will premiere at the Red Lorry Festival

The Silent Prayer, a cinematic depiction of the 1984 Coimbatore riots, is scheduled for its first screening on Friday (April 5) at the inaugural Red Lorry Film Festival, organized by BookMyShow.

27 Feb 2024

Bengali Cinema

'Padatik': Mrinal Sen biopic selected by major film festivals

Srijit Mukherji is one of the most adept filmmakers in Bengali cinema and over the years, the director has delivered both critically acclaimed and commercially viable movies.

10 Jan 2024


Golden Globe-winning 'Anatomy of a Fall' gets India release date

Every year there is one film that awes viewers and critics across the spectrum and emerges to be a big hit in the festival circuit. In 2023, Justine Triet's Anatomy of a Fall is that one rare pitch-perfect project.

04 Jan 2024

Bollywood Films

Palm Springs Film Festival: 'Mrs.' and 'Sumo Didi' to premiere

The 35th Palm Springs International Film Festival is taking place from January 4 to January 15 in California, and it is set to showcase the premieres of two Jio Studios-bankrolled projects Mrs. and Sumo Didi.

18 Dec 2023

Academy Awards

Best of 2023: These Indian films earned global recognition

In 2023, Indian films made a significant impact at international festivals, spanning genres from dramatic extravaganzas (RRR) to emotionally charged narratives (Dear Jassi).

14 Dec 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Greta Gerwig becomes youngest Cannes jury president after Sophia Loren

Greta Gerwig, the renowned director of the global hit Barbie, is set to make history as the first female American director to serve as jury president at the Cannes Film Festival in 2024.

'Girls Will Be Girls': Richa-Ali's production bags another honor

Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal are powerhouses of talents known for their varied acting range. The couple also ventured into the production arena with their debut project Girls Will Be Girls in 2021.

05 Dec 2023

Anurag Kashyap

'Kennedy' to 'Chalchitra Ekhon': Most-anticipated films at KIFF 2023

Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) has returned for its 29th season and the City of Joy is all decked up to witness some amazing cinema!

05 Dec 2023

Salman Khan

Salman Khan arrives in Kolkata to attend KIFF 2023

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan touched down in Kolkata on Tuesday to grace the opening of the 29th Kolkata International Film Festival.

30 Nov 2023

New Delhi

Find out which movies are premiering at EUFF 2023

Those who enjoy international films and festivals have a reason to rejoice. The European Union Film Festival of India's 28th edition is coming to New Delhi and is set to begin on Friday.

28 Nov 2023

Tovino Thomas

Reasons why Bijukumar's 'Adrishya Jalakangal' is enjoying buzz

Tovino Thomas stars in the groundbreaking Malayalam film, Adrishya Jalakangal (Invisible Windows), which recently made history as the first Malayalam movie to be screened at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (TBNFF) in Estonia.

27 Nov 2023

Ranveer Singh

Red Sea'23 to honor Ranveer Singh along with Diane Kruger

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is about to be honored for his outstanding career and contribution to cinema at the prestigious Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

23 Nov 2023


'Second Chance': Pan Nalin onboard as executive producer

Esteemed director Pan Nalin is set to don the role of the executive producer for Subhadra Mahajan's debut feature, Second Chance.

International Film Festival of India—major titles to look out for

The 54th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is all set to start on Monday at Goa's Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium.

IFFI 2023: Rani Mukerji to host maiden masterclass on cinema

Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji is slated to host her maiden masterclass at the coveted International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa this month.

07 Nov 2023

Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan's 69th birthday: His most remarkable international honors, achievements

Long before social media stamped actors with the "pan-Indian star" seal, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan delivered classics that worked their magic across India.

06 Nov 2023


OPPO and OnePlus to showcase imaging strategies this week

OPPO will showcase its imaging strategies and advanced technology at the OPPO Imaging Strategic Communication Festival in Paris on November 8.

02 Nov 2023


Camerimage 2023: Adam Driver to accept award and introduce 'Ferrari'

Adam Driver is set to make an appearance at the Camerimage film festival in Toruń, Poland, taking place from November 11-18.

26 Oct 2023

Hansal Mehta

Jio MAMI 2023: 5 titles to watch out for

All the film fanatics, get ready as Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is all set to begin on Friday to continue till November 5. The week-long festival, which will kick off in the Mecca of Hindi cinema, has a string of films that will be premiered during the course of the event.

25 Oct 2023

Mumbai Film Festival

Jio MAMI Film Festival to honor Mani Ratnam, Luca Guadagnino

The Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival will honor Indian director and producer Mani Ratnam and Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino with the Excellence in Cinema Awards during its opening ceremony on Friday.

17 Oct 2023


Kareena Kapoor Khan's 'The Buckingham Murders' to open MAMI 2023

Kareena Kapoor Khan is currently basking in the glory of her OTT debut Jaane Jaan.

17 Oct 2023


Rasika Dugal's 'Lord Curzon Ki Haveli' to premiere in Europe

Anshuman Jha's debut venture as a director, Lord Curzon Ki Haveli, featuring Arjun Mathur and Rasika Dugal, is set to make its European debut at the Razors Reel Flanders festival in Belgium on November 2.

10 Oct 2023


Emma Stone's 'Poor Things' to open EnergaCamerimage Film Festival 2023

The highly acclaimed film Poor Things, featuring Emma Stone and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, is set to kick off the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival on November 11 in Torun, Poland.