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  • Cannes ’68: Cinema in Revolt

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    Fifty years ago, the Cannes film festival collapsed as filmmakers withdrew their work in a wave of protest. We’ve compiled a selection of films slated to play at the canceled festival, as well as a new introduction by film historian Dudley Andrew.

  • Cannes ’68: Cinema in Revolt

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    When the 1968 edition of the Cannes Film Festival opened amid widespread civil unrest, filmmakers began pulling their movies from the schedule in solidarity with the workers and students protesting across France. This series gathers select titles from the year’s official lineup, alongside a scene...

  • Palme d’Or Winners

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    The Cannes Film Festival’s top jury prize has long been one of the most coveted awards in international cinema. Over decades of competition, the Palme has crowned instant classics like ROME OPEN CITY and TASTE OF CHERRY, recognized the mastery of auteurs like Ermanno Olmi and Mike Leigh, and occa...

  • Dire Straits
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    Dire Straits

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    Qiu Yang’s Cannes-award-winning short is inspired by a spate of disappearances in China, and Edward Yang’s sprawling epic draws on a shocking crime that took place in Taiwan.

  • Baxter
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    Baxter

    Movie

    Directed by Jérôme Boivin • 1989 • France
    Starring Lise Delamare, Jean Mercure, Jacques Spiesser

    Cinematic canines don’t come any less cuddly than the antihero of Jérome Boivin’s pitch-black comedy, a malevolent bull terrier who’ll do whatever it takes to find his ideal owner. BAXTER follows the...

  • All My Good Countrymen

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    Directed by Vojtěch Jasný • 1969 • Czechoslovakia

    Vojtěch Jasný won the best director award at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival for this sweeping portrait of a small Czech village between the years of 1945 and 1958, during which the residents go from hopeful in the aftermath of the defeat of the Na...

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  • Cannes Press Conference for 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS

    The following press conference was recorded at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007. Cristian Mungiu is joined on the panel by director of photography Oleg Mutu and actors Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov, and Alexandru Potocean.

  • Cannes Press Conference for BEYOND THE HILLS

    This press conference for BEYOND THE HILLS with director Cristian Mungiu and actors Cosmini Stratan, Cristina Flutur, and Valeriu Andriutã was recorded at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

  • Cannes 1968

    Presented here is an excerpt from Cannes 1968, Sélim Sasson’s newsreel covering filmmaker François Truffaut’s call to shut down the Cannes Film Festival in May 1968. Roman Polanski, Louis Malle, and Jean-Luc Godard were also present.

  • Introducing Cannes ’68

    In this 2018 piece, film historian Dudley Andrew explains the situation which lead to the cancellation of the Cannes Film Festival in 1968.

  • FUNNY GAMES Cannes Press Conference, 1997

    FUNNY GAMES premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997. The following footage from the film’s press conference there features director Michael Haneke and actors Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, and Arno Frisch.

  • THE PLAYER Cannes Press Conference

    THE PLAYER won two awards at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival: best director for Robert Altman and best actor for Tim Robbins. Altman and Robbins participated in this press conference at that year’s festival, along with writer Michael Tolkin; actors Whoopi Goldberg, Brian James, and Dina Merrill; an...

  • Kieślowski at Cannes, 1994

    This short documentary, shot at the time of RED’s world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, includes interviews with director Krzysztof Kieślowski and actors Irène Jacob and Jean-Louis Trintignant, as well as footage of Kieślowski announcing his retirement from filmmaking.

  • L’ARGENT Cannes Press Conference

    The following half-hour press conference for L’ARGENT, featuring director Robert Bresson and his cast, was filmed during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 1983.