Our man in Cannes, Séamas McSwiney, reports on the closing of the festival and the presentation of the Palme d'Or and more.
Our man in Cannes Séamas McSwiney reports from the first concerted attendance of Palestinian filmmakers under the mantle of The Palestine Film Institute at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Our Cannes reporter Séamas McSwiney attempts to find a thematic order to the disparity of films in Cannes, which often helps find a deeper purpose to their individual intentions. Three of the worthier films among the lacklustre selection could be called Cold War I, II & III.
Séamas McSwiney reports from Cannes on the political activity at the film festival and from the Irish Film Board's party were they updated on their 50/50 gender parity initiatives.
Generally speaking, this year’s list of Cannes Competition contenders —announced at an upbeat press conference by Festival Director Thierry Fremaux— is an inspiring smorgasbord of world cinema.
Its cosmopolitan credentials front and centre, the 71st Festival de Cannes opens on May 8th with Todos lo saben (Everybody Knows), a Spanish psychological thriller, directed by an Iranian and produced by a French company and directed by Asghar Farhadi.
Irish filmmaker Imelda O’Reilly has been selected as one of 15 directors whose projects have been considered particularly promising for the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation’s Atelier.