Cannes Film Festival: Battle for the Palme d’Or

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  • A Swedish satire confronting the hypocrisies of the liberal art world has taken the top prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
    Ruben Ostlund’s “The Square” beat 19 other feature films to take the prestigious Palme d’Or, while Sophia Coppola became the second woman to win the Best Director prize.
    Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports.

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    In This Story: Cannes Film Festival

    The Cannes Festival, until 2003 called the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

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