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Thierry Fremaux

The Cannes Diaries: Grace of Monaco, a Slasher, a Party Girl and SANAD

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

The festival kicked off perfectly for me inside the Palais on Wednesday morning, to watch the first Cannes screening of Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco, starring Nicole Kidman. I expected entertainment from the film and instead, got a lesson in what it means to be a woman, a strong woman.

Cannes Director Thierry Fremaux On Festivals and Distribution

Ariston Anderson | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Ariston Anderson

When Frémaux is not running the Cannes Film Festival, he is directing the Institut Lumière in his hometown of Lyon. We spoke with him on the increasing importance of world film festivals in today's market.

Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection Announced

Karin Badt | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Over 1,700 films were viewed by the selection committee this year, out of which 49 were selected for the festival, representing more than 30 countries around the world.

Cannes Highlights: Gilles Jacob, the Red Carpet and the Economy of Cinema

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The most enjoyable part of this Cannes festival was that the French were back in full force, on their "home turf". It is because they protect and respect cinema that we have a festival of this quality and magnitude.