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India’s Titli lands at Cannes Film Fest

India’s Titli, directed by debutant Kanu Behl, will be a part of the Cannes Film Festival’s A Certain Regard. Produced by Dibakar Banerjee and Yash Raj Films, Titli features Ranvir Shorey, Amit Sial and newcomer Shashank Arora in the lead roles.
The Cut

German helmer withdraws movie from Cannes race

Germany’s Fatih Akin has withdrawn his The Cut from the Cannes race citing "personal reasons".  His decision has led to controversy as it comes just hour before Cannes announces the official lineup in Paris on April 17.
Cannes film festival

Cannes Fest poster celebrates Fellini and Mastroianni

This year’s poster of the 67th Cannes Film Festival is a snapshot from the legendary Italian director, Federico Fellini’s 81/2. Designed by Herve Chigioni and Gilles Frappier, the poster – like many in the past – celebrates cinema.
Cannes film festival

Cannes film festival prepares to unveil its A-list

Cannes film festival organisers will on Thursday fire the starting gun for this year's Riviera movie extravaganza when they unveil the films chosen to compete for its top Palme d'Or prize.
Jane Campion

Cannes to name winners a day early this year

The 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will have the awards ceremony on Saturday May 24, instead of May 25, because the European elections are scheduled for Sunday.
Filmmaker Andy Marino

I found Modi to be very good company: Andy Marino

Andy Marino is a London-based British author and filmmaker. His latest, ‘Narendra Modi: A Political Biography’, is due to be published later this month by Harper Collins. Excerpts from an interview:
63rd Cannes Film Festival

Iranian director, screenwriter Abbas Kiarostami to head short film jury at Cannes

Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian director and screenwriter, will head the Cinefondation and Short Film Jury at the Cannes Film Festival that begins on May 14.
63rd Cannes Film Festival

Women's Day special: 10th IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival

With films from Sri Lanka and Taiwan in focus this year, a women's film festival in town will have independent cinema and movies with childhood as its theme

19 movies lined up for European Union film fest in India

As many as 19 award-winning films, each from a different European Union Member State, will be showcased in 10 cities in India as part of the 19th European Union Film Festival. Entry to the festival is free.

Cinema riding high on sex

A wave of sexually explicit cinema proves some helmers want to shock their audiences, and in times like these when pornography is freely available, the writers and the directors are forced to push the boundaries.


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