Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies aged 91It was a last-minute Christmas gift for his wife that inspired Michael Bond to create Paddington Bear, the marmalade-loving teddy in a duffel coat and floppy hat.
‘Nouvelle Cuisine’ pioneer chef Senderens diesLeading French chef Alain Senderens, one of the founders of the Nouvelle Cuisine movement, has died aged 77, food critic Gilles Pudlowski told AFP on Monday.
The birth of a film industry: Hollywood and World War IAs we mark the centenary of the United States entering World War I, FRANCE 24 brings you a documentary on the birth of Hollywood. Our journalist Florence Gaillard sheds new light…
Wonder Woman kindles controversy in the Arab worldShe may be 76 years old, but Wonder Woman is stirring passions like never before.
Swedish film ‘The Square’ wins Cannes Palme d’OrSwedish director Ruben Östlund has won a surprise Palme d'Or for his satire of the art world and confused male identity, wrapping up a 70th anniversary edition of the Cannes Film…
An extra-special Palme d'Or to mark Cannes' 70th birthdayThe Palme d'Or, or golden palm, is the trophy awarded to the film judged to be the best in the competition. But what is the significance of the palm leaf, and how is it made?
The Cannes Show
The highs and lows of Cannes for the criticsFrom Nicole Kidman's multiple perfomances to a contemporary Russian tale that's tipped for the big prize, film critics Lisa Nesselson and The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw speak to…
Palme Dog, Palme Pig, Palme Fail: Cannes’ other awardsAs Lynne Ramsay’s “You Were Never Really Here” wraps up the Palme d’Or contest, we take a look at some other crucial and trivial awards from the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
The secret behind capturing the best photo at CannesAs the Cannes Film Festival prepares for the all-important award ceremony on Sunday night, FRANCE 24 takes a look back at some of the highlights captured on the red carpet.
Cannes 2017: Star-studded amfAR gala raises $20mnThe FRANCE 24 team in Cannes took a break from the film industry frenzy in Cannes to check out the annual ultra-glamorous amfAR bash. One of the social highlights of the festival…
Cannes: Ozon adds erotic silliness to Palme d’Or raceThe Cannes Film Festival gets naughty and foolish in the final stretch with French director François Ozon’s “L’Amant double”, about a troubled ex-model who falls for her twin…
Cannes: Heists, punch-ups and a Russian infernoThe Cannes Film Festival takes us on nightmare journeys through Siberia and Queens, NYC, with Sergei Loznitsa’s beautiful but challenging “A Gentle Creature” and the Safdie…
Coppola on top after French and American gender warsThe Cannes Film Festival gives us American and French battles of the sexes with Sofia Coppola’s lavish art album “The Beguiled” and Jacques Doillon’s taxing biopic “Rodin”.