Cannes film festival

“Sexism is everywhere, therefore we are”: a feminist response to the Cannes Film Festival

The fight against patriarchy hit the big screen in Cannes with the screening of “Riposte féministe”, the documentary by Marie Perennès and Simon Depardon dedicated to feminist activists whose influential poster campaign has highlighted the scourge of gender-based violence. Political protests are banned on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Twice this year, …

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Cannes Film Festival: “Dalva”, the “hopeful” journey of a traumatized child

Published on : 05/21/2022 – 17:44 The Franco-Belgian film ‘Dalva’, which is being screened as part of Cannes Critics’ Week, tells the story of a young girl who has been wrenched from the grip of her abusive father and must learn to live like a child her age again. A compelling psychological dive exploring issues …

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With “Tirailleurs” and “Les Harkis” Cannes delves into France’s colonial past

The films “Tirailleurs” and “Les Harkis”, presented at the start of the Cannes Film Festival, deal with the fate of Africans who were drafted into the French army during the First World War and the Algerian War. Two historical films that share in exploring the complexities of war without Manichaeism. This is one of the …

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Cannes Film Festival 2022: the directors and the following films

The echo of titanium still resonates as the steps of Cannes greet their 75th red carpet: With this explosive feature film, the young director Julia Ducournau became the second woman to win the Palme d’Or in 2021, almost thirty years later Jane Campion, who helped shape the history of the festival the piano lesson, 1993. …

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