Articles Tagged Cannes Film Festival

Independent Films to Compete at Cannes Film Festival

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The Cannes Film Festival announced this year’s official selection of featured films for its 75th edition. Released on April 14, the lineup features the work of several independent filmmakers, several of which are among the 18 films competing for the highest prize at Cannes, the Palme d’Or. Director Kelly Reichardt, best known for “Meek’s Cutoff”… Read more »

Julia Ducournau Wins Palme d'Or for "Titane"

Palme d’Or Winner “Titane” is Now Playing in US Theaters

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Julie Ducournau’s second feature film, “Titane,” hit theaters in the United States on October 1. Much anticipation surrounded the French thriller and body horror film after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in July, winning the festival’s top award: the Palme d’Or. As a director and writer known for her debut feature horror film… Read more »