Film festivals

From left to right, actor Steven Bauer, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, director Brian De Palma and actor Al Pacino attend a 35th anniversary screening "Scarface" at the Beacon Theatre during 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 20, 2018 - 1:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster epic — like Tony Montana's rise...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Dubai International Film Festival says it will skip holding the event this year, instead becoming biennial and reconvening in 2019. The film festival made the announcement late on Wednesday night, saying the decision came in part over "the vast changes taking...
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April 18, 2018 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kristen Stewart and Ava DuVernay will serve on the Cannes Film Festival jury that is being led by Cate Blanchett. The French film festival Wednesday announced the jury that will choose the Palme d'Or winner at the 71st Cannes. Also serving are filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, French...
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April 12, 2018 - 6:09 am
PARIS (AP) — Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival say new films by Spike Lee and Jean-Luc Godard will be among the competitors for the Palme d'Or next month. Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" will open in theaters on Aug. 10, the one-year anniversary of the violent protests in Charlottesville,...
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April 11, 2018 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos says the streaming service is pulling its films from the Cannes Film Festival. Cannes earlier banned from its prestigious Palme d'Or competition any films without theatrical distribution in France. That essentially rules out Netflix movies...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Keir Dullea in a scene from the 1968 film, "2001: A Space Odyssey." An unrestored 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece is coming to select U.S. theaters in May in celebration of the film's 50th anniversary. Warner Bros. Pictures says Wednesday that the cut will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 12 before launching in select U.S. theaters on May 18. (Warner Bros. via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 9:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unrestored 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey" is coming to select U.S. theaters in May in celebration of the film's 50th anniversary. Warner Bros. Pictures says Wednesday that the cut will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 12 before...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Steven Spielberg arrives at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 25th anniversary of Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” and the 35th anniversary of Brian De Palma’s “Scarface” will be celebrated with reunion screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival. The New York festival announced Monday, March 19, that Spielberg will join Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Embeth Davidtz for a post-screening conversation April 26 at the Beacon Theatre. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" and the 35th anniversary of Brian De Palma's "Scarface" will be celebrated with reunion screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival. The New York festival announced Monday that Spielberg will join Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018, file photo, Ava DuVernay arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. DuVernay is scheduled to be a guest at the 20th annual Ebertfest in Champaign, Ill. The University of Illinois said Monday, March 12, 2018, that the Oscar-nominated director of "Selma" and "A Wrinkle in Time" will attend the film festival, which honors the late Chicago Sun-Times movie critic Roger Ebert. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
March 12, 2018 - 11:54 am
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Director Ava DuVernay is scheduled to be a guest at the 20th annual Ebertfest next month in Illinois. The University of Illinois said Monday that the Oscar-nominated director of "Selma" and "A Wrinkle in Time" will attend the film festival in Champaign honoring the late movie...
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February 11, 2018 - 11:48 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it will not send its envoy to the opening ceremony of an Israeli film festival in Paris over the organizers' decision to screen a contentious, critically-acclaimed Israeli film. Samuel Maoz's "Foxtrot" is a drama exploring Israel's West Bank occupation and the modern...
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Protestors participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cincinnati. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 20, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...
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