Film festivals

A banner greets festivalgoers on Main Street on the first day of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford did not shy away from addressing the elephants in the room — Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo — Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, saying that the fallen executive is not "going to stop the show." Both the lingering shadow of Weinstein, who long lorded...
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January 04, 2018 - 2:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Cannes film festival organizers say Australian actress Cate Blanchett will head the jury this year. A two-time Academy award winner, Blanchett follows Spanish director Pedro Almodovar, who headed the 70th edition of the festival last year. The 48-year-old Blanchett, a campaigner...
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Gal Gadot appears on stage to accept the rising star award-actress for "Wonder Woman" at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 03, 2018 - 2:51 pm
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Gal Gadot, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige and Allison Janney will be dressed in black at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards as part of a planned anti-harassment protest, and all three voiced their support for a new initiative, Time's Up, that's aimed at supporting women who...
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Jessica Chastain accepts the chairman's award for "Molly's Game" at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 03, 2018 - 7:37 am
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Hollywood's first awards show of the new year included a visit from Wonder Woman Gal Gadot and a promise from Jessica Chastain that "major change is coming" to how women are treated in the industry. Actors Gary Oldman, Holly Hunter, Sam Rockwell and others journeyed to...
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En esta foto del 20 de octubre del 2015, el documentalista Morgan Spurlock asiste a un evento en el Teatro SVA en Nueva York. Con la declaración "Yo soy parte del problema", el documentalista Morgan Spurlock confesó en un mensaje publicado el miércoles 13 de diciembre del 2017 en internet que ha acosado a mujeres y sido infiel, y que una mujer lo acusó de violación en la universidad. (Foto por Ben Hider/Invision/AP, Archivo)
December 15, 2017 - 8:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Morgan Spurlock's latest documentary will not premiere at the Sundance Film Festival as planned. The remaining partners in his production company said Friday that they removed "Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!" from the Sundance slate in light of Spurlock's confessions of sexual...
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FILE - In this file photo taken onIn this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi men perform under a giant screen showing an image of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during National Day ceremonies, at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia announced on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country’s young crown prince. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 6:19 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country's young crown prince. It's the latest stark reversal in a county where movie...
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In this Feb. 9, 2017 photo, German director Tom Tykwer arrives on the red carpet at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Tom Tykwer will head the jury at this winter’s Berlin International Film Festival. Festival organizers announced Thursday Nov. 2, 2017 that they have chosen Tykwer to be jury president at the event’s 68 edition in February. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 02, 2017 - 9:08 am
BERLIN (AP) — German director Tom Tykwer will head the jury at this winter's Berlin International Film Festival. Festival organizers announced Thursday that they have chosen the German director of "A Hologram for the King," ''Cloud Atlas" and "Run Lola Run," among other films, to be jury president...
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Actress Dakota Fanning laughs next to director Ben Lewin during the photocall for the movie 'Please Stand By' at the Rome Film Festival, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Claudio Onorati/ANSA via AP)
October 31, 2017 - 12:08 pm
ROME (AP) — Actress Dakota Fanning has told reporters that although she hasn't experienced the sort of sexual assault that has turned Hollywood on its head, it's "important to talk about these issues, for women to stand up for themselves." Fanning, 23, spoke Tuesday at the Rome Film Festival, where...
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This combination photo shows actresses listed in alphabetical order, top row from left, Asia Argento, Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth, Cara Delevingne, Romola Garai, Judith Godreche, Heather Graham, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Lea Seydoux and Mira Sorvino, who have made allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/File)
October 13, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A timeline of allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied having any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women. — 1984: Tomi-Ann Roberts, a 20-year-old aspiring actress, meets Weinstein in his New York hotel room to discuss a film. Weinstein is nude in the...
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FILE - In Tuesday, May 23, 2017 file photo, David Lynch poses for photographers upon arrival at the 70th Anniversary of the film festival, Cannes, southern France. American director David Lynch will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Rome Film Fest which opens Oct. 26, 2017. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2017 - 1:19 pm
ROME (AP) — American director David Lynch will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Rome Film Fest. The festival opens Oct. 26 with director Scott Cooper's "Hostiles," starring Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike, and runs until Nov. 5. The 39 official entries include a sport...
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