Festivals & Events


Jacques Audiard’s Dheepan Wins the Cannes Palme d’Or; Son of Saul, The Assassin, Rooney Mara Score Other Top Prizes


A jury headed by Joel and Ethan Coen awarded the Palme d’Or to Jacques Audiard’s immigrant drama Dheepan at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, which concludes today. The film tells the story of a Tamil fighter fleeing the Sri Lankan…  Read more


Cannes 2015: Five Questions For Tale of Tales Star Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek, Photo by Greta De LazzarisSalma Hayek, Photo by Greta De Lazzaris

Salma Hayek rarely picks up her cell phone when the number is unlisted. But one day she did so while driving around Los Angeles, and the man on the other end was Italian director Matteo Garrone. Having been introduced to…  Read more


Cannes 2015: Five Questions For Tale of Tales‘ Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel, Photo by Greta De LazzarisVincent Cassel, Photo by Greta De Lazzaris

He’s played a troubled youth in the Paris ghettos in La Haine, a vengeful husband in Irreversible, and an abusive ballet company director in Black Swan. One pattern is clear with French actor Vincent Cassel: he works with directors of…  Read more


“I’m Going Back to My Horror Film Roots”: Abel Ferrara Launches Siberia at Cannes 2015

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Indie maestro Abel Ferrara launched his latest film project in Cannes this week with his first ever foray into Kickstarter. Siberia, a new film with Willem Dafoe, explores the language of dreams, using the subconscious as a form of language.…  Read more