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# cannes - This year 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 11,710 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival

May 16th 2022, 11:26 AM 7,221 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 - Last year 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 11,871 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 - All time

'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 53,077 Views 33 Comments

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

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 30,083 Views 4 Comments

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

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 41,984 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.

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 11,422 Views 3 Comments

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

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 14,009 Views 6 Comments

The film has opened to glowing praise.

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 10,928 Views 8 Comments

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

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 42,938 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.

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 26,034 Views 208 Comments

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

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 10,322 Views 10 Comments

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

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 6,792 Views 11 Comments

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

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 25,326 Views 30 Comments

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

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 31,308 Views 9 Comments

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

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 23,546 Views 27 Comments

Who will be the new Elsa?

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 4,129 Views 0 Comments

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

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 5,013 Views 3 Comments

The reports have sparked controversy online.

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 25,510 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 8,910 Views 2 Comments

Only in Cannes.

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 7,148 Views 2 Comments

You might have spotted Colin Farrell around Sneem.

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 6,549 Views 0 Comments

You ok bro?

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 2,214 Views 1 Comment

Well, this is lovely.

Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims
# Investigation
# Investigation

Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims

May 22nd 2014, 10:12 PM 37,462 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 4,000 Views 7 Comments

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

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 2,596 Views 2 Comments

Ew.

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 5,516 Views 2 Comments

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

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 6,946 Views 6 Comments

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

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 11,998 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.

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 8,928 Views 17 Comments

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

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 13,605 Views 28 Comments

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

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 15,281 Views 72 Comments

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

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 11,528 Views 164 Comments

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

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 1,669 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 2,995 Views 1 Comment

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

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 6,372 Views 4 Comments

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

“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 9,232 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.

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 11,220 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.

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 9,158 Views 22 Comments

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

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 1,119 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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