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Swedish comedy 'The Square' is surprise Cannes winner

'The Square' is an often savagely funny takedown of the limits of free speech and the blurred lines between the sexes.

Why Korea's 'film noir' movies are wowing Cannes

Netflix creature feature 'Okja' is one of the early favorites for the top prize, the Palme d'Or.

Vietnam's former tourism ambassador speaks up about Cannes billboard scandal

'I've kept my word and bought three billboards to promote Vietnamese tourism,' Ly Nha Ky addresses fame-seeking allegations.
May 23, 2017 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Netflix row stirs tough questions for cinema's future

The storm over whether Netflix films should be shown at the Cannes film festival has been billed as a generational clash that calls into question the future of cinema.
May 21, 2017 | 10:28 am GMT+7

European migration crisis gets super-power treatment in Cannes

'Jupiter's Moon' cannot be put into a box easily, its director says.
May 20, 2017 | 10:13 am GMT+7

Vietnamese beauty fuels controversy with her own panel at Cannes

Some say she is advertising herself rather than Vietnamese tourism.
May 18, 2017 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

Cannes film festival in numbers

For 12 days starting Wednesday, the Cannes film festival will be a nonstop merry-go-round of movies, stars, interviews and parties.
May 17, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

At Cannes, Vietnam declares itself ‘New Destination of Blockbusters’

The Cinema Department will set up shop at the festival in France this week, hoping to woo more filmmakers.
May 16, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

'Cannes is a casino, the best and worst place to show a film'

The Cannes film festival -- the world's greatest movie showcase -- celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.
May 16, 2017 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Cannes deploys flower power to boost film festival security

The Cannes festival, which begins on Wednesday, is the first since the attack in nearby Nice last July.
May 16, 2017 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Cannes festival lineup unveiled

Fans of Nicole Kidman get a treat as the Australian Oscar winner stars alongside Colin Farrell in two movies in competition.
April 14, 2017 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Philippine actress's win at Cannes "providential" for Duterte's drug fight

Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's vow to root out crime and drug abuse will get a boost from the country's first-time acting win at the Cannes Film Festival for a drama ...
May 23, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

69th Cannes Film Festival kicks off

Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' opens the 69th Cannes Film Festival as stars flock to the famous red carpet.
May 12, 2016 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Five things you need to know about Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival opens on Wednesday in the French Riviera resort. Here are five essential -- and often surprising -- facts about the glitzy Mediterranean town.
May 12, 2016 | 09:29 am GMT+7