Alongside Cannes mainstays, fresh faces try to stand out

Entertainment 05/11/19, 11:55

Mati Diop only realized long after her Dakar-set "Atlantics" had been selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival that she had made history. Diop, the 36-year-old French-born filmmaker of Senegalese heritage, is the first black woman in competition for Cannes' top honor, the Palme d'Or.The 72nd Cannes Film Festival, ...

Heavyweights in world cinema nominated for Cannes’ top prize

Entertainment 04/18/19, 08:49

Cannes Film Festival organizers announced its 2019 line-up Thursday, pitting leading names in world cinema including Ken Loach and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in competition for the top prize, the Palme d'Or.Festival veterans Loach and Almodóvar, as well as the Dardenne Brothers, Jim Jarmusch, Terrence Malick and Xavier Dolan ...

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