Cannes 2017: Uma Thurman to head Un Certain Regard jury

Actress Uma Thurman will preside the jury of Un Certain Regard, the second competition of the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival. Thurman, the star of such films as Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction and Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Munchausen, made her debut at the age of 17 in Stephen Frears’ period drama Dangerous…

Claudia Cardinale star of Cannes 2017 poster

Claudia Cardinale is the star of the poster of this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The 70th Festival de Cannes will take place on May 17-28, 2017. “I am “I am honoured and proud to be flying the flag for the 70t Festival de Cannes,” says Cardinale in an official press release. The star of such…

Cristian Mungiu to preside over Cannes Cinéfondation jury

Filmmaker Cristian Mungiu will preside the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place on May 17-28. Mungiu, who was a member of Steven Spielberg’s jury in Cannes in 2013, follows in the footsteps of previous Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury presidents Aberrahmane Sissako, Abbas Kiarostami and Jane…