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Model’s barely-there Cannes dress arouses strong opinions

Ngoc Trinh’s outfit at the Cannes Film Festival has caused a stir internationally and raised hackles in Vietnam for being immodest.

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday.

Angel Face and the name of Ly Nha Ky at Cannes

Vietnamese actress Ly Nha Ky, together with her work and fashion style, has become a highlight at the prestigious film festival.
May 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

A few good women: Female filmmakers at Cannes

Women made up barely 3.5 percent of the best director and best screenplay winners over the past seven decades.
May 08, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Use Cannes festival to 'liberate women's voices': French minister

A hotline to report harassers and flyers are suggested to be used in the renowned film festival.
May 07, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7

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.
May 29, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

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.
May 23, 2017 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

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
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