Cannes Film Festival

'I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face', the 1st Egyptian short to compete at Cannes Festival

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 02:08 GMT

Egyptian short film ''I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face'' was chosen for the short film competition at the Cannes Festival in 2020.

Egyptian movie 'Souad' was announced an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival 2020

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 11:46 GMT

Egyptian director Ayten Amin's new feature ''Souad'' has been announced an official selection at the Cannes Film Festival in 2020.

Latifa, only Arab star to participate in Cannes Film Festival’s online charity event

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 03:29 GMT

The selection was made by Caroline Schouffle, the owner of the Chopard Jewelry house, for the annual charity event which is held on the sidelines of the festival.

Cannes Film Festival will not be held this year in 'its original form': organisers

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 01:53 GMT

The Cannes Film Festival will not be held this year in "its original form" due to the coronavirus, organizers said on Tuesday.

Cannes Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus, organizers say

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 - 10:17 GMT

The Cannes Film Festival, the world’s largest, was forced to postpone its latest edition in May due to the spread of the coronavirus, organisers of the annual event on the French Riviera said on Thursday.

Elle Fanning, 'The Favourite' director Lanthimos picked for Cannes jury

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 01:34 GMT

U.S. actress Elle Fanning, French graphic novelist Enki Bilal and the Oscar-nominated director of “The Favourite”, Yorgos Lanthimos, will be among jury members at the Cannes Film Festival next month

'Weldi' to screen in celebration of AUC’s 100th anniversary

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 02:47 GMT

Tunisian film “Weldi” (Dear son) directed by Mohamed Ben Attia will screen at Tahrir Cultural Center with Arabic and English subtitles.

Screen legend Judi Dench honoured at Spain film festival

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 10:18 GMT

British screen legend Judi Dench was honoured Tuesday with a lifetime achievement award at Spain's famous San Sebastian film festival.

Samal Yeslyamova: Cannes darling who 'plays it like it is'

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 08:02 GMT

Samal Yeslyamova almost burst into tears when she received a surprise award for best actress at the Cannes film festival last month.

Photopia to host talk with 'Yomeddine’s' director

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 02:43 GMT

Photopia, a hub for Egypt’s photographers, will host a talk with the director of the Cannes-nominated film “Yomeddine”, Abu Bakr Shawky, on June 27.

Films in the running for the top prize at Cannes

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 02:27 GMT

Films in the running for the top prize at Cannes.

Syrian refugee boy is stand-out star of Cannes film festival

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 09:37 GMT

A 13-year-old Syrian refugee boy became the star of the Cannes film festival Friday for his heartbreaking performance in a Lebanese film many see as the likely winner of the Palme d'Or top prize.

Gouna Film Festival holds reception in Cannes

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 10:35 GMT

El-Gouna Film Festival (GIFF) held a reception in Cannes Film Festival, in association with Variety magazine, to celebrate the upcoming GIFF second edition.

Eye-watering tale of budding transgender ballerina is Cannes hit

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 12:27 GMT

The Cannes film festival has a track record of jaw-dropping watch-through-your-fingers screen moments.

Kurdish women fighters film sparks furious Cannes row

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Kurdish women fighters film sparks furious Cannes row.

Barred Cannes director desperate to show his film at home in Iran

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 12:52 GMT

Barred Cannes director desperate to show his film at home in Iran.

A few good women: Female filmmakers at Cannes

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 08:00 GMT

A few good women: Female filmmakers at Cannes

Women action heroes kick ass at Cannes as #MeToo gets real

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Women action heroes kick ass at Cannes as #MeToo gets real.

Empty chair at Cannes for detained Russian rock biopic director

Fri, 11 May 2018 - 09:20 GMT

Empty chair at Cannes for detained Russian rock biopic director.

Cannes holds press conference for Egyptian film ‘Yomeddine’

Thu, 10 May 2018 - 01:56 GMT

The 71st Cannes Film Festival held a press conference for Egyptian filmmakers of “Day of Judgment”.

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