King of the Croisette: Thierry Frémaux on heading up Cannes Film Festival

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “King of the Croisette: Thierry Frémaux on heading up Cannes Film Festival” – below is their description. Clovis Casali talks to Thierry #Frémaux, the director of the #Cannes #Film #Festival. After being cancelled last year due to the #Covid-19 pandemic, the world’s biggest #cinema event is back … Read more King of the Croisette: Thierry Frémaux on heading up Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival announces selections for its 2021 competition

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Cannes Film Festival announces selections for its 2021 competition” – below is their description. The Cannes Film Festival returns this year for its 74th edition, running from July 6 to 17 after the Covid-19 pandemic deprived the world’s leading film festival of its 2020 edition. FRANCE 24 English YouTube … Read more Cannes Film Festival announces selections for its 2021 competition

Aïssa Maïga: Calling out racism in France’s film industry

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Aïssa Maïga: Calling out racism in France’s film industry” – below is their description. The French actress Aïssa Maïga created a book about the lack of Black representation in French cinema and television, “Black is not my profession”. She also spoke out about the subject on stage … Read more Aïssa Maïga: Calling out racism in France’s film industry

Coronavirus pandemic: Cannes Film Festival postponed to July

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus pandemic: Cannes Film Festival postponed to July” – below is their description. The #Cannes Film #Festival has been rescheduled for July 6 to 17 — postponed by around two months due to the ongoing virus #crisis, organisers said on Wednesday. The delay looked increasingly likely in … Read more Coronavirus pandemic: Cannes Film Festival postponed to July

Scaled-down cinema gets a second chance in Cannes

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Scaled-down cinema gets a second chance in Cannes” – below is their description. Cinema has returned to the French Riviera, in the form of a three-day event following the cancellation of Cannes’ annual film festival in May. Our reporters in the south of France bring us an update … Read more Scaled-down cinema gets a second chance in Cannes

Scaled-down Cannes Film Festival kicks off amid COVID-19 curbs

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Scaled-down Cannes Film Festival kicks off amid COVID-19 curbs” – below is their description. The red carpet has been rolled out in France for a scaled-down version of one of the world’s most famous celebrations of film. The Cannes Film Festival was postponed in May due to … Read more Scaled-down Cannes Film Festival kicks off amid COVID-19 curbs

Film show: ‘Last Words’ director Jonathan Nossiter on portraying a post-apocalyptic world

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Film show: ‘Last Words’ director Jonathan Nossiter on portraying a post-apocalyptic world” – below is their description. The year is 2086 and the planet’s last inhabitants are grappling with submerged continents, a lethal virus and barren soils. That’s the premise for “Last Words”, Jonathan Nossiter’s latest film … Read more Film show: ‘Last Words’ director Jonathan Nossiter on portraying a post-apocalyptic world

South Korea hosts Asia’s largest international film festival

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “South Korea hosts Asia’s largest international film festival” – below is their description. Asia’s largest annual film festival has begun in South Korea. A film from Hong Kong opened the event – Busan International Film Festival. It has been a bad year for the movie industry, as … Read more South Korea hosts Asia’s largest international film festival

Cannes Film Festival Revived With Special 2020 Event | News Flash | Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly published this video item, entitled “Cannes Film Festival Revived With Special 2020 Event | News Flash | Entertainment Weekly” – below is their description. Four features will screen on the Croisette and a jury will preside over Cannes’ short film selection. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeEW EW News Flash brings you breaking news and … Read more Cannes Film Festival Revived With Special 2020 Event | News Flash | Entertainment Weekly

From Westerns to heavy metal: A look at some of the films at this year’s Deauville Festival

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “From Westerns to heavy metal: A look at some of the films at this year’s Deauville Festival” – below is their description. Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Even if many American stars have been … Read more From Westerns to heavy metal: A look at some of the films at this year’s Deauville Festival

Curtain’s up at the 46th Deauville American Film Festival

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Curtain’s up at the 46th Deauville American Film Festival” – below is their description. It’s a French tradition: since 1975, the Normandy seaside town of Deauville has celebrated American cinema at the start of September. But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s festival will be held with social … Read more Curtain’s up at the 46th Deauville American Film Festival

Venice Film Festival attempts to relaunch the cinema industry in style despite coronavirus pandemic

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Venice Film Festival attempts to relaunch the cinema industry in style despite coronavirus pandemic” – below is their description. Face masks, temperature checks and a distinct dearth of Hollywood stars will be the order of the day when Venice launches its film festival on Wednesday. With strict anti-virus … Read more Venice Film Festival attempts to relaunch the cinema industry in style despite coronavirus pandemic

Live: What’s new at BJIFF 2020? Classic movies restored to meet public

Listed on the Beijing International Film Festival 2020, the Chinese classic movie, “New Year Sacrifice”, not only evokes childhood memories from seas of Chinese fans but has also won recognition from the Cannes Classics 2020 lineup. The restoration of classic movies is an important way of extending the life span of common memories of different … Read more Live: What’s new at BJIFF 2020? Classic movies restored to meet public

Film show: Why Ladj Ly’s police drama ‘Les Misérables’ is a film for our times

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news, including the highlights from a virtual Champs-Élysées Film Festival, what the label Cannes 2020 means and why Ladj Ly’s Oscar-nominated French police drama which is out on DVD this week is more pertinent than ever. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more Film show: Why Ladj Ly’s police drama ‘Les Misérables’ is a film for our times

France’s cultural industry eager to bounce back after lockdown

In France, the month of May is usually synonymous with the Cannes Film Festival. But this year, the world’s biggest movie extravaganza did not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s cinema, theatre or music, all branches of France’s prized cultural sector have taken a hit from the lockdown and it’s unclear when things … Read more France’s cultural industry eager to bounce back after lockdown