Cannes Film Festival

Dorra Zarrouk attends Cannes festival as sole Arab ambassador for Chopard
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Dorra Zarrouk attends Cannes festival as sole Arab ambassador for Chopard

Tunisian actor Dorra Zarrouk was the sole Arab representative of Swiss watchmaker Chopard at the 74th session of Cannes International…
Egyptian film wins a Golden Palm at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival
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Egyptian film wins a Golden Palm at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival

Egyptian director Sameh Alaa’s film “I’m Afraid to Forget Your Face” has won the Palme d’Or (Golden Palm) in the…
‘I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face’ becomes first Egyptian short film at Cannes
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‘I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face’ becomes first Egyptian short film at Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival will screen the French-Egyptian short movie “I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face ” by Sameh…
Egyptian film “Souad” selected for inclusion in Cannes Film Festival
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Egyptian film “Souad” selected for inclusion in Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival has selected Egyptian film “Souad” (2020) for its 73rd meeting, which was canceled due to the…
Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’ blows Cannes away
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Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’ blows Cannes away

The Elton John biopic “Rocketman” took the Cannes film festival by storm Thursday, with the warts-and-all movie about his wild…
Cannes makes a killing on the film festival
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Cannes makes a killing on the film festival

The Cannes film festival is not just about killings made on big-money movie deals sealed over champagne in hotel suites…
Nadine Labaki is first Arab president of the Un Certain Regard Jury at Cannes
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Nadine Labaki is first Arab president of the Un Certain Regard Jury at Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival’s organizers officially announced that Lebanese filmmaker, actress, and screenwriter Nadine Labaki will head the Un Certain Regard…
Mexico’s Inarritu to head Cannes film festival jury
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Mexico’s Inarritu to head Cannes film festival jury

The five-time Oscar-winning Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is to head the jury at this year’s Cannes film festival, the…
Labaki 1st Arab female filmmaker nominated for Oscar
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Labaki 1st Arab female filmmaker nominated for Oscar

Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki found out on January 22 that she is the first Arab female filmmaker to ever be…
‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies
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‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose films include “Last Tango In Paris” and “1900”, died on Monday aged 77. Considered…
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