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As the glow of Cannes fades, here are the films from the festival that may sustain the buzz they earned.
Celebs came out in full force for the amfAR Cinema Against Aids benefit during the 68th Cannes international film festival in France. See all the pics here!
This year's Cannes Film Festival has been dubbed the "Year of the Women", but many of the women in question seem keen to fight back against the label.
This year's Cannes Film Festival is about halfway through, but one thing is already clear: This festival belongs to les femmes.
The first week of the Cannes Film Festival came to an end this weekend with plenty of buzz.
Oscar-winning US-Israeli actress Natalie Portman unveiled her directorial debut at the Cannes Film Festival with a movie close to her Jewish roots.
Celebrities walked the red carpet at the opening of the 68th Cannes Film Festival. See the pictures here.
Uber is pulling out all the stops to get noticed at the glitzy Cannes Film Festival opening by offering not only its usual taxi-hail car service - but also helicopter rides.
The Palme d'Or is the Cannes Film Festival's most prestigious award. This year, 19 films are vying for the trophy in the main competition.
After nearly two weeks of stirring, sleek and thought-provoking movies and a couple of duds the Cannes Film Festival closed Sunday with an awards night.
Toy Story 4 will be a "brand new chapter" in the series, chief Pixar animator John Lasseter has revealed.
Cannes Film Festival organisers have denied a report that they were enforcing a strict high-heel rule for women on the event's red carpet after a storm of protest on social media.
The director of an acclaimed new documentary about Amy Winehouse said he hoped the film would shatter the image of a hopeless junkie.
International correspondent Nadia Neophytou sits down with Charlize Theron at Cannes.
Mad Max: Fury Road is set to roar into the Cannes Film Festival, injecting a thunderous dose of commercial horsepower.
A new documentary about French magazine Charlie Hebdo which was attacked by jihadists this year has been snapped up by distributors at the Cannes Film Festival, according to Variety magazine.
There will be no selfies on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival this year, but, there will be every other type of image-making at the French Riviera extravaganza.
The Cannes Film Festival will next week lift the curtain on 12 days of glamour, movies, deals and parties drawing the elite of the cinema world.
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