Jane Campion to head jury for Cannes 2014

Former Palme d'Or winner to take prestigious role as jury president for this year's edition of the premier European film festival • Jane Campion wanted a bleaker ending for The Piano • Jane Campion: ...

Tiff Movie Review - Bright Days Ahead (2013)

Bright Days Ahead, 2013. Directed by Marion Vernoux. Starring Fanny Ardant, Laurent Lafitte, Patrick Chesnais, Jean-François Stévenin, Fanny Cottençon, Catherine Lachens, and Alain Cauchi. ...

Cannes 2012: Why have no female film directors been nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes?

Of the 22 films in contention for the prestigious Palme d'Or, not one has a female director. And while women's lives are getting more attention on screen, the struggle to break in to the rough and ...

La Barbe’S Open Letter On Women & Cannes

The French feminist collective known as La Barbe (French for “The Beard”) printed an open letter in France’s daily newspaper Le Monde earlier this week addressing the complete absence of films ...

Men of the Cannes film festival, keep defending those masculine values | La Barbe

Open letter: Women may adorn the awards ceremony and prettify the posters, but, mon dieu, don't let them behind the camera "What has changed in cinema? Everything has changed!" exclaimed Gilles ...