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'Anatomy of a Fall' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that handed the festival's prestigious top prize to a twisty French Alps courtroom drama.

Sudanese and Moroccan directors win in Un Certain Regard section at Cannes

Arab cinema continued to garner critical recognition at the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival (16-27 May), with three Arab films receiving awards in the Un Certain Regard section that were announced on Friday.

Moroccan director Zineb Wakrim’s short film Moon wins at Cannes’ La Cinef

Ayyur (Moon), a short film by Moroccan Zineb Wakrim, won the third prize of the 2023 La Cinef held as part of the ongoing 76th Cannes Film Festival.

Factfile: Films competing at the Cannes Film Festival

The winner of the 76th Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or, will be decided on Saturday.

Winning Rail d'Or Award at Cannes is 'door opening opportunity': Egyptian director Morad Mostafa

Acclaimed Egyptian director Morad Mostafa thanked co-workers and companions on his artistic journey after winning the 27th Rail d'Or Award for best short film at the Cannes Film Festivals’ Critics Week for Eissa (I Promise You Paradise).

Cannes fans dig deep for black-market tickets

Two thousand euros for the world premiere of the latest "Indiana Jones", or how about 20,000 for an evening in the presence of Leonardo DiCaprio?

Jordan's debut at Cannes: Inshallah Walad wins Critics Week's distribution award

Jordanian film Inshallah Walad (Inshallah a Boy) won the Gan Foundation Award for Distribution on Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival’s Critics Week (Semaine de la Critique) 62nd edition.

Filmmakers at Cannes grapple with 'tectonic' AI shift

At an AI talk on a Cannes beach, a presenter's voice is cloned and used to say a random phrase in three languages, while another's face is replaced live on screen as they speak.

Firebrand premieres at Cannes: Jude Law sees British Monarchy as 'theatre’

Jude Law has become an immediate awards contender for his demonic performance as English King Henry VIII in Firebrand which premiered at Cannes, but he told reporters on Monday that he sees the current British monarchy as "theatre".

Morocco's The Blue Caftan wins big at Cannes' Critics Awards for Arab Films

Morocco's film The Blue Caftan leads the garnered three awards at Critics Awards for Arab Films at Cannes, while Iraqi film Hanging Gardens won Best Film

First-ever Arab 3D film, Youm 13 set to make Gulf premiere

Following its release across Egypt's cinemas during Eid El-Fitr, the first-ever Arab 3D film Youm 13 (Day 13) will be shown in Riyadh and Dubai ahead of its general release to Gulf audiences.

Egyptian director Morad Mostafa’s short Issa to compete at CIFF following Cannes

The latest short film of Egyptian award-winning director Morad Mostafa, I Promise You Paradise, or Issa, has been selected to participate in the upcoming 45th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), after premiering in the ongoing 76th Cannes Film Festival.

Egyptian-Palestinian May Calamawy to join cast of Oscar-winning Gladiator sequel

Egyptian-Palestinian actress May Calamawy is joining the cast of the Gladiator's sequel as a female lead, where she will perform besides Pedro Pascal, Denzel Washington, Connie Nielsen, Lior Raz, Derek Jacobi, among others.

A first-time filmmaker makes a mark in Cannes competition with a Senegalese drama

Ramata-Toulaye Sy, a French-Senegalese filmmaker, has emerged as a notable exception in this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Sudan's debut at Cannes: Goodbye Julia premieres to standing ovation

Goodbye Julia, the first Sudanese film at the Cannes Film Festival, premiered on Saturday and was warmly received by viewers who gave it a standing ovation.

DiCaprio-Scorsese epic scores rave reviews at Cannes

The Hollywood cavalcade descended on Cannes Saturday for the premiere of Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese's Native American crime epic, "Killers of the Flower Moon" which received rave reviews.

In Photos: Tunisian film Four Daughters receives praise as it premieres at Cannes

Tunisian Director Kaouther Ben Hania's new semi-documentary Banat Olfa (Four Daughters) has received a warm welcome on Saturday during its premiere part of the 76th Cannes Film Festival.

Hollywood stance on writers’ strike is obscene: Sean Penn

Actor Sean Penn gave his full support to the ongoing writers' strike in Hollywood on Friday, saying it was a "human obscenity" that studios were not taking seriously concerns over artificial intelligence.

Inshallah Walad: Premiere of first Jordanian film at Cannes earns warm response

Inshallah Walad (Inshallah A Boy); the first Jordanian film to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival, received warm applause after being screened for a full house during its premiere on Thursday.

Who is Jonathan Glazer, UK director wowing Cannes?

​Jonathan Glazer has made just a handful of films in 20 years, but each has been unique, drawing highly memorable performances from stars such as Nicole Kidman and Ben Kingsley.

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