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# cannes - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

'The hate of men will pass': Volodymyr Zelenskyy speech opens Cannes Film Festival
# Cannes
# Cannes

'The hate of men will pass': Volodymyr Zelenskyy speech opens Cannes Film Festival

May 18th 2022, 10:04 AM 11,682 Views 12 Comments

The leader received a standing ovation after delivering lines from the Charlie Chaplin film, the Great Dictator.

# cannes - Monday 16 May, 2022

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
# Cinema
# Cinema

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

May 16th 2022, 11:26 AM 7,165 Views 3 Comments

The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.

# cannes - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

74th Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet
# Cinema
# Cinema

74th Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet

Jul 7th 2021, 9:19 AM 11,854 Views 2 Comments

Spike Lee leads the jury as the French Riviera movie spectacular opens for the first time in more than two years.

# cannes - Friday 24 May, 2019

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies
# My Love: Intermezzo
# My Love: Intermezzo

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

May 24th 2019, 2:29 PM 52,939 Views 33 Comments

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

# cannes - Monday 22 April, 2019

Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes
# Critic's Week
# Critic's Week

Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes

Apr 22nd 2019, 6:58 PM 30,069 Views 4 Comments

It will compete for the two prizes given by La Semaine de la Critique’s jury.

# cannes - Sunday 19 August, 2018

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes
# Not Nice
# Not Nice

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Aug 19th 2018, 4:55 PM 41,971 Views 37 Comments

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

# cannes - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes
# Lgbt Love
# Lgbt Love

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes

May 12th 2018, 6:00 PM 11,408 Views 3 Comments

The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.

# cannes - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

An Irish-backed film with Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan is flying the flag at Cannes
# The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
# The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

An Irish-backed film with Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan is flying the flag at Cannes

May 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 13,993 Views 6 Comments

The film has opened to glowing praise.

# cannes - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies
# Netflix Original
# Netflix Original

Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies

May 11th 2017, 12:52 PM 10,916 Views 8 Comments

The Cannes Film Festival said they “asked in vain” for the films to be released in French cinemas, but Netflix refused.

# cannes - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
# Religious Clothing
# Religious Clothing

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

Aug 13th 2016, 2:14 PM 42,820 Views 210 Comments

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

# cannes - Friday 12 August, 2016

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"
# Religious Clothing
# Religious Clothing

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

Aug 12th 2016, 3:21 PM 25,998 Views 208 Comments

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

# cannes - Monday 23 May, 2016

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival
# Palme D’Or
# Palme D’Or

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival

May 23rd 2016, 10:23 AM 10,310 Views 10 Comments

Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards

# cannes - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere
# True Story
From The42
# True Story

A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere

May 17th 2016, 10:34 AM 6,772 Views 11 Comments

Roberto Duran, known as “Hands of Stone”, is a national hero in Panama.

# cannes - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day
# Turbo The Goat
# Turbo The Goat

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

Mar 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 25,311 Views 29 Comments

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

# cannes - Sunday 4 October, 2015

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms

Oct 4th 2015, 1:35 PM 31,285 Views 9 Comments

President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.

# cannes - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Sick of (re)watching Frozen with the kids? Here's what Disney has planned next
# Singing Heroes
# Singing Heroes

Sick of (re)watching Frozen with the kids? Here's what Disney has planned next

May 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 23,532 Views 27 Comments

Who will be the new Elsa?

# cannes - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet
# Cannes
From The Daily Edge
# Cannes

Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet

May 21st 2015, 8:29 AM 4,104 Views 0 Comments

Film producer Valeria Richter says she was stopped four times by ‘red carpet officials’.

# cannes - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry
# Cannes We Fix It
From The Daily Edge
# Cannes We Fix It

Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry

May 19th 2015, 9:37 AM 4,991 Views 3 Comments

The reports have sparked controversy online.

# cannes - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes
# Speculation
# Speculation

Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes

May 17th 2015, 4:15 PM 25,471 Views 28 Comments

‘Carol’, a film set in 1950s New York, is already generating Oscar buzz.

11 most preposterous things to happen at Cannes so far
# Chateauneuf Du Lols
From The Daily Edge
# Chateauneuf Du Lols

11 most preposterous things to happen at Cannes so far

May 17th 2015, 10:10 AM 8,900 Views 2 Comments

Only in Cannes.

# cannes - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes
# The Lobster
From The Daily Edge
# The Lobster

Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes

May 16th 2015, 2:57 PM 7,132 Views 2 Comments

You might have spotted Colin Farrell around Sneem.

# cannes - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Jason Derulo didn't fall down the stairs at the Met Ball, he wasn't even there
# On His Snot
From The Daily Edge
# On His Snot

Jason Derulo didn't fall down the stairs at the Met Ball, he wasn't even there

May 5th 2015, 8:48 AM 6,533 Views 0 Comments

You ok bro?

# cannes - Monday 20 April, 2015

A Dublin musical with all the songs in Irish is going to Cannes
# Bonsoir Luna
From The Daily Edge
# Bonsoir Luna

A Dublin musical with all the songs in Irish is going to Cannes

Apr 20th 2015, 1:45 PM 2,207 Views 1 Comment

Well, this is lovely.

# cannes - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims
# Investigation
# Investigation

Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims

May 22nd 2014, 10:12 PM 37,443 Views 26 Comments

The actress claimed that she had been raped by a babysitter, a boyfriend and others.

Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes
# Big Screen
From The42
# Big Screen

Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes

May 22nd 2014, 12:22 PM 3,986 Views 7 Comments

Tim Roth plays Sepp Blatter, Sam Neill is Joao Havelange with Gerard Depardieu as Jules Rimet.

# cannes - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Watch: 'Prankster' dives under America Ferrera's skirt on Cannes red carpet
# Call Security
From The Daily Edge
# Call Security

Watch: 'Prankster' dives under America Ferrera's skirt on Cannes red carpet

May 17th 2014, 1:30 PM 2,580 Views 2 Comments

Ew.

# cannes - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know
# Panned At Cannes
From The Daily Edge
# Panned At Cannes

The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know

May 15th 2014, 10:51 AM 5,501 Views 2 Comments

The headlines from international reviews of the film give a very clear picture.

# cannes - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes
# Stars On Screen
# Stars On Screen

Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:06 PM 6,936 Views 6 Comments

John Boorman’s latest join Jimmy’s Hall for the prestigious film festival next month.

# cannes - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Another jewel theft in Cannes as thieves swipe €70,000 diamond ring
# France
# France

Another jewel theft in Cannes as thieves swipe €70,000 diamond ring

Aug 20th 2013, 9:55 PM 11,981 Views 30 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of brazen thefts in the French Riviera city, following one of the world’s biggest heists last month.

# cannes - Sunday 4 August, 2013

These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade
# Stop Thief!
# Stop Thief!

These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade

Aug 4th 2013, 6:30 PM 8,907 Views 17 Comments

Last Sunday an armed robber took €103 million worth of diamonds from a hotel in France in broad daylight.

# cannes - Monday 29 July, 2013

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million

Jul 29th 2013, 5:22 PM 13,592 Views 28 Comments

The heist took place in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.

# cannes - Saturday 6 July, 2013

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain
# Sleep Deprivation
# Sleep Deprivation

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain

Jul 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 15,251 Views 72 Comments

This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.

# cannes - Monday 27 May, 2013

Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris

May 27th 2013, 8:32 AM 11,511 Views 164 Comments

293 people were arrested and six people were injured after the major demonstration on the streets of Paris.

# cannes - Thursday 16 May, 2013

The Hoff, frocks, umbrellas and Home & Away on the Great Gatsby red carpet
# Cannes Cannes
From The Daily Edge
# Cannes Cannes

The Hoff, frocks, umbrellas and Home & Away on the Great Gatsby red carpet

May 16th 2013, 10:02 AM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

Frock Scott Fitzgerald.

The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght

May 16th 2013, 8:22 AM 2,970 Views 1 Comment

Warning, this Dredge features a Tallafornia star with his lad in his hand.

# cannes - Monday 13 May, 2013

Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival
# At The Movies
# At The Movies

Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival

May 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,359 Views 4 Comments

The Cannes Film Festival begins this week and runs until 26 May.

# cannes - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes
# At The Movies
# At The Movies

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes

Apr 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 9,219 Views 11 Comments

Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.

# cannes - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot
# Movies
From The Daily Edge
# Movies

Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot

Apr 17th 2013, 10:24 PM 11,205 Views 1 Comment

Sofia Coppola’s movie tells the true story of a group of kids from a rich neighbourhood in LA that burgled the Hollywood homes of wealthy celebrities for almost a year before being caught.

# cannes - Monday 25 June, 2012

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?
# Advertising
# Advertising

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?

Jun 25th 2012, 11:19 AM 9,140 Views 22 Comments

Ad campaign for fast food company has scored a Grand Prix award in Cannes.

# cannes - Monday 28 May, 2012

Michael Haneke awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes
# Cannes
From The Daily Edge
# Cannes

Michael Haneke awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes

May 28th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,114 Views 0 Comments

The Austrian director won his second such award for his stark film about love and death, Amour. Who were the other big winners?

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