5:26 p.m. : A banner with the first names of the 129 victims of feminicides in France since the last Cannes Film Festival was deployed this Saturday on the steps by the collective Les Colleuses. The scene was immortalized live by photographer Raymond Depardonhttps://t.co/DoV8IoAvhXhttps://t.co/U2q4w1cTnu
5:25 p.m. : Angelique, Evelyne, Sofya, Nadia, a woman… A huge banner with the names of the 129 victims of feminicides in France was unfurled on the Cannes red carpet by members of a feminist collective, “les colleuses”, in honor of a documentary presented in the afternoon. on the Croisette. Dressed in black, the activists then posed, fists raised, before using smoke bombs, shrouding the red carpet in black smoke.
5:45 p.m. : The Romanian director Christian Mungiu is a regular at the Cannes Film Festival where he has presented all his films, with three awards at stake, including the Palme d’Or for 4 months, 3 weeks, 12 days in 2007. It could be different this year, as long NMR disconcerts by its lack of balance between the chronicle of a Romanian village and the denunciation of the xenophobia which reigns there.
3:48 p.m. : And during this time, in Cannes, Tahar Rahim and Virginie Efira have class without making any effort. They show the movie Don Juanby Serge Bozon, in the “Cannes Première” section.
(VALERY HACHE / AFP)
3:47 p.m. : The ambition: neither more nor less than “create a new world”. Since Cannes, actress Marion Cotillard and director Cyril Dion, both committed to the fight against climate change and for the preservation of the environment, announced the launch of their production company. Newtopia (that’s its name) intends to mobilize the power of fiction to imagine “new representations of the world or new visions of the future”, summarize the interested parties in this article of the HuffPost.
1:46 p.m. : Ruben Östlund is seeking a second Palme. Revealed by Snow Therapy in 2014, then consecrated with The Square, Palme d’or in 2017, the Swede imposed himself with his second-degree view of societal and cultural fundamentals. After the family, then artistic speculation, it is this time the class struggle that he tackles in Without filterwho is competing for the highest step of the prize list. (PLATTTFORM PRODUCTION)
1:10 p.m. : Canes bereaved. Actor Ahmed Benaissa died Friday, before the screening of the film Drop of gold in which he is featured. A great figure in Algerian theater and cinema, he was 78 years old. (ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP)
10:55 : Show, drama and comedy… In Cannes too, we know how to hold an audience spellbound. Yesterday, two directors already “palmated” and in competition, the Swedish Ruben Östlund and the Romanian Cristian Mungiu, and a spirited filmmaker-electronic musician out of competition, the Frenchman Quentin Dupieux, climbed the steps. Here are some pictures of this busy evening. (VALERY HACHE / AFP)
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