The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. It was introduced in 1955 by the festival's organizing committee. Previously, from 1939 to 1954, the highest prize at the festival was the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film. In 1964, The Palme d'Or was replaced again by the Grand Prix, before being reintroduced in 1975.
An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give.. WorldNews - Published
Elton John brought a shot of star power with "Rocketman", but the kick in the gut came from two-time Palme d’Or-winner Ken Loach, whose heart-wrenching “Sorry We Missed You” makes him an early.. France 24 - Published
The pair welcomed guests to the event in aid of charity Help Refugees, including the "Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood" director who returns to the film festival 25 years after "Pulp Fiction" clinched..
Mati Diop, whose Cannes competition spot makes her the first black woman to compete for the Palme d'Or, says it shows how much work there is to do for equality in the industry. Rough cut (no reporter..
It’s lights, camera, action time at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. Film critic Lisa Nesselson and presenter Eve Jackson talk about this year's exciting line-up, kicking off with the zombie-killing.. France 24 - Published