Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In the upcoming movie White God, which won the Un Certain Regard award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, canine actor Bodie plays Hagen, a mutt that—after he is separated from his owner—leads an uprising of hundreds of dogs against the men who mistreat and abuse them. Show More Summary
Peter Strickland is quickly becoming one of the avant-garde filmmakers to watch, and his entry into this year’s “un certain regard” at the Cannes Film Festival is his best film to date. The Duke of Burgundy is a sensual romantic drama about two women in a non-specific time and place, engaging in games of punishment and pleasure.
Last May, Pamela Anderson launched The Pamela Anderson Foundation at the Cannes Film Festival. During her passionate speech about her organization and its mission, she shared how as a child and into her teen years, she was a victim of continued sexual abuse. Show More Summary
Willfully over determined and perversely stylized, “Mommy,” the fifth directorial feature from young filmmaker Xavier Dolan was certainly an attention-getter at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, where the jury obliged it to share a prize...Show More Summary
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) When Michael...Show More Summary
"This thing is going to follow you. Somebody gave it to me, and now I passed it to you." With screenings planned for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, those who haven't seen the horror flick It Follows at the Cannes Film Festival or elsewhere will finally get to see what all the hype is about. Show More Summary
The Wrap reports that Joel and Ethan Coen will serve as the presidents of the jury for the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, which runs from May 13 to May 24. This is the first time that the jury has had two presidents, which is just the sort of twist one would expect from the maverick filmmakers. Show More Summary
Joel and Ethan Coen have been announced as co-presidents of the 68th Cannes Film Festival’s jury. As the two seem… Read More
The Cannes Film Festival says brothers Joel and Ethan Coen will be the festival jury’s first joint chairmen.
The brothers, who have a long history with the festival, will be the first jury co-presidents.
Joel and Ethan Coen will head the jury for this year's Cannes Film Festival, which takes place May 13 to 24. "Cannes is a festival that has been important to us since the very beginning of our career," the brothers said. "Presiding over the Jury is a special honor, since... More »
The Cannes Film Festival has announced that Joel and Ethan Coen will be presidents of the 68th edition of the festival. It’s the first time two people will head the jury. “We look forward to returning to Cannes this year,” the brothers said from the Hail Caesar! film shoot. Show More Summary
Following critical acclaim during its world premiere at Directors? Fortnight at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Zipporah Films has announced that Frederick Wiseman?s National Gallery opened theatrically in the U.S. Frederick Wiseman?s...Show More Summary
After playing at the Cannes Film Festival last year, we've seen a couple international trailers for Clouds of Sils Maria, the latest film from Olivier Assayas. And now the film is poised for a release in the United States, which means we get a domestic trailer for the film now. Show More Summary
Italian director and screenwriter Francesco Rosi, whose films took on corruption in postwar Italy, winning top honors at the Venice and Cannes film festivals, has died. He was 92.
The UK film won LGBT Award at Cannes Film Festival.
Way back in 1962, during a panel discussion at the Cannes Film Festival, a fellow French filmmaker (either Henri-Georges Clouzot or George Franju) said to Jean-Luc Godard: “But you must admit that a script should have a beginning, aShow More Summary
Foxcatcher has been been garnering accolades for the transformative performances of Steve Carrell and Channing Tatum since director Bennett Miller won best director at Cannes Film Festival earlier this year. But even as Foxcatcher racks up piles of year-end top 10 list nods, its reputation might be about the take a major hit. Show More Summary
by Jane Hu At the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, the coveted Palme d’Or was awarded to Blue Is The Warmest Color, a three-hour coming-of-age lesbian film. This three-hour French lesbian film beat out other contenders such as A Touch of Sin...Show More Summary
After Ryan Gosling's directorial debut "Lost River" landed with a thud at the Cannes Film Festival, fans began wondering when they'd get the chance to judge the film for themselves.