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Stories with person: Jeff Nichols
  • In highlights of Cannes, a hush falls over the festival 
    Updated: May-20-16 6:09 am

    CANNES, France - Full of booing critics, shouting photographers and interminable standing ovations, the Cannes Film Festival is a non-stop cacophony broken only by the two (or three) -hour reprieve between a movie's opening and closing credits.

  • In Cannes' hit 'Loving,' a humble love overpowers racism 
    Updated: May-18-16 11:08 am

    CANNES, France - Jeff Nichols, sitting calmly by the beach, was surprised to notice a curious lack of butterflies amid the usually anxiety-ridden premiere experience at the Cannes Film Festival. His film, "Loving," is about Richard and Mildred Loving, the Virginia couple whose biracial marriage in 1958 led to a landmark Supreme Court decision on marriage equality.

  • In a France darkened by fear, Cannes hopes to supply light 
    Updated: May-09-16 11:50 am

    NEW YORK - The first time Jodie Foster came to the Cannes Film Festival, she did so as a co-star in Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," and as a wide-eyed 13-year-old, soaking in the spectacle. "Taxi Driver" would go on to win the festival's prestigious Palme d'Or.