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  • After Cannes awards, Iranian cast receive hero's welcome 
    Updated: May-27-16 9:14 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's state news agency is reporting that the cast and crew "The Salesman," which won two prizes at the Cannes film festival this week, have returned to the Iranian capital where they were greeted by crowds of fans.

  • Ken Loach wins Palme d'Or at Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake." story has photos
    Updated: May-22-16 4:00 pm

    PARIS - Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" - a stark portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the crushing benefits system in northern England.

  • Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions story has photos
    Updated: May-11-16 5:02 pm

    CANNES, France - The 69th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday with stormy skies, heightened security, the premiere of a new Woody Allen film and resurrected sex abuse allegations against the 80-year-old director regarding his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow.

  • 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.