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# Cannes

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May 2023
# kneecap
Film about Irish language rap group Kneecap to feature at Cannes Film Market
The film on the Belfast trio will feature as part of the Great8 showcase at the Cannes Film Market.
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# Cannes
'The hate of men will pass': Volodymyr Zelenskyy speech opens Cannes Film Festival
The leader received a standing ovation after delivering lines from the Charlie Chaplin film, the Great Dictator.
# Cinema
Final preparations underway for 75th Cannes Film Festival
The French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with an event that promises to be something like normal following the pandemic.
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# Cinema
74th Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet
Spike Lee leads the jury as the French Riviera movie spectacular opens for the first time in more than two years.
# My Love: Intermezzo
'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies
The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.
# critic's week
Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes
It will compete for the two prizes given by La Semaine de la Critique’s jury.
# not nice
South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes
Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.
# lgbt love
Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes
The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.
# The Killing of a Sacred Deer
An Irish-backed film with Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan is flying the flag at Cannes
The film has opened to glowing praise.
# netflix original
Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies
The Cannes Film Festival said they “asked in vain” for the films to be released in French cinemas, but Netflix refused.
# religious clothing
Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.
# religious clothing
The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"
The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.
# Palme d’Or
Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival
Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards
# True Story
A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere
Roberto Duran, known as “Hands of Stone”, is a national hero in Panama.
# turbo the goat
Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day
The Global Greening is in its seventh year.
# Flooding
At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms
President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.
# Singing Heroes
Sick of (re)watching Frozen with the kids? Here's what Disney has planned next
Who will be the new Elsa?
# Cannes
Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet
Film producer Valeria Richter says she was stopped four times by ‘red carpet officials’.
# cannes we fix it
Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry
The reports have sparked controversy online.
# Speculation
Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes
‘Carol’, a film set in 1950s New York, is already generating Oscar buzz.
# chateauneuf du lols
11 most preposterous things to happen at Cannes so far
Only in Cannes.
# the lobster
Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes
You might have spotted Colin Farrell around Sneem.
# on his snot
Jason Derulo didn't fall down the stairs at the Met Ball, he wasn't even there
You ok bro?
# bonsoir luna
A Dublin musical with all the songs in Irish is going to Cannes
Well, this is lovely.
# Investigation
Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims
The actress claimed that she had been raped by a babysitter, a boyfriend and others.
# Big screen
Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes
Tim Roth plays Sepp Blatter, Sam Neill is Joao Havelange with Gerard Depardieu as Jules Rimet.
# call security
Watch: 'Prankster' dives under America Ferrera's skirt on Cannes red carpet
# panned at cannes
The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know
The headlines from international reviews of the film give a very clear picture.
# stars on screen
Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes
John Boorman’s latest join Jimmy’s Hall for the prestigious film festival next month.
# France
Another jewel theft in Cannes as thieves swipe €70,000 diamond ring
It’s the latest in a series of brazen thefts in the French Riviera city, following one of the world’s biggest heists last month.
# stop thief!
These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade
Last Sunday an armed robber took €103 million worth of diamonds from a hotel in France in broad daylight.
# daylight robbery
Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million
The heist took place in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.
# Sleep deprivation
A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain
This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.
# Demonstration
Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris
293 people were arrested and six people were injured after the major demonstration on the streets of Paris.
# cannes cannes
The Hoff, frocks, umbrellas and Home & Away on the Great Gatsby red carpet
Frock Scott Fitzgerald.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght
Warning, this Dredge features a Tallafornia star with his lad in his hand.
# at the movies
Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival begins this week and runs until 26 May.
# at the movies
“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes
Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.
# Movies
Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot
Sofia Coppola’s movie tells the true story of a group of kids from a rich neighbourhood in LA that burgled the Hollywood homes of wealthy celebrities for almost a year before being caught.
# Advertising
VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?
Ad campaign for fast food company has scored a Grand Prix award in Cannes.