Cannes honours Scorsese as festival rewards contribution to cinema

  • Cannes honours Scorsese as festival rewards contribution to cinema

Cannes honours Scorsese as festival rewards contribution to cinema

I keep constantly looking for projects that are challenging. Blanchett, the head of this year's female-majority jury, stressed the fact that the director's gender would not be a consideration and will have no consequences on the result of the jury members, including her and her fellow jurors who have assessed their films. While her LGBT love story "Rafiki" (Friend) is banned in her country, the first film ever from the African country to make the Cannes cut was premiered in the presence of the director and her two lead actresses, Samantha Mugatsia and Sheila Munyiva. I think there's still time.

During a press conference on Tuesday held to announce her attendance at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Mahira shared that she is "nervous".

The 71st Cannes Film Festival's director Thierry Frémaux said that the festival would improve the male-to-female ratio of the selection committee and select more films directed by women. "And that for me was very heartening as it taught me that films which talk about your own culture, but with a global perspective will always find resonance across the world", she added.

DuVernay, the filmmaker of "Selma" and the Netflix documentary "13th", said that the power of movies is the ability to "speak to each other through cinema".

Cruz said that while she enjoyed working on "Everybody Knows" with Bardem, in which they play ex-lovers thrown together decades later, "it's not something that we plan on doing every two years".

"Because the time has come to speak out, and because there must be zero tolerance with sexual harassment or abuse of any kind, the Festival de Cannes, in partnership with the French Ministry of Gender Equality, has made a decision to take a firm approach to preventing sexual harassment, and to stand shoulder to shoulder with victims", the festival said.

Speaking at L'Oreal's Worth It stage on the Croisette on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival, Moore said the recent events of past have led to a positive change in the industry. Over the last 28 years, I have focused relentlessly on my work in cinema and with my label. I don't want to be the biggest movie star in the world.

Huma was blunt when asked about the spate of attacks on films and filmmakers in India.

Asked whether she was given pay parity with her husband, Penelope replied: "Actually, yes".

As it was her debut at Cannes, all eyes were set on Kangana as to what she would opt for and how she's gonna stun us.