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Cannes 2019

Eduard Makri • Head, Albanian Center of Cinematography

Interview: Eduard Makri • Head, Albanian Center of Cinematography

"In last 4 years we have shot 134 movies in Albania"

CANNES 2019: We have discussed with Eduard Makri, head of the Albanian Center of Cinematography, the possibilities of making films in Albania  

23/05 | Cannes 2019 | Marché du Film

Ira Sachs  • Director of Frankie

Interview: Ira Sachs • Director of Frankie

“I am interested in people being, not acting”

CANNES 2019: We met up with Ira Sachs, the director of Frankie, a French-Portuguese-Belgian-US co-production shown in the main competition  

23/05 | Cannes 2019 | Competition

Dexter Fletcher  • Director of Rocketman

Interview: Dexter Fletcher • Director of Rocketman

"The musical has that great element which I call the ‘to be or not to be’ moment"

CANNES 2019: We spoke to British helmer Dexter Fletcher about the ins and outs of Rocketman, his Elton John biopic  

23/05 | Cannes 2019 | Out of Competition

I Lost My Body triumphs in the Cannes Critics’ Week

I Lost My Body triumphs in the Cannes Critics’ Week

CANNES 2019: The animated film by France’s Jérémy Clapin has taken home the Grand Prize, while the Rising Star Award has gone to Icelandic actor Ingvar E Sigurðsson for his turn in A White, White Day  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Critics’ Week/Awards

Review: Abou Leila

Review: Abou Leila

CANNES 2019: The stylish debut feature by Amin Sidi-Boumédiène deals with the mental stress of trauma  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Critics’ Week

Blaise Harrison • Director of Particles

Interview: Blaise Harrison • Director of Particles

"A deregulation of everyday life slowly establishes itself"

CANNES 2019: Franco-Swiss filmmaker Blaise Harrison discusses his hybrid feature debut, Particles, unveiled at the Directors’ Fortnight section in Cannes  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Review: Particles

Review: Particles

CANNES 2019 : Blaise Harrison is a revelation with his feature debut, a teen movie with a very personal style at the crossroads of fantasy and quantum physics  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Directors' Fortnight


Corneliu Porumboiu • Director of The Whistlers

Interview: Corneliu Porumboiu • Director of The Whistlers

"I watched all those films that I liked in my childhood again, and it was a pleasure to play with that"

CANNES 2019: Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu, who is in participating in the Palme d'Or competition for the first time, talked to us about his new film The Whistlers  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Competition

Shahrbanoo Sadat  • Director of The Orphanage

Interview: Shahrbanoo Sadat • Director of The Orphanage

“Some people feel I don’t talk enough about war and politics in my films”

CANNES 2019: Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat breaks down The Orphanage, the second part of a planned pentalogy that began with the acclaimed Wolf and Sheep  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Cannes XR devotes a whole day to the Augmented Reality Summit

Cannes XR devotes a whole day to the Augmented Reality Summit

CANNES 2019: The Marché du Film’s Cannes XR delved into the current status of AR experiences, their technical and narrative limitations, but also how they could enhance our real world  

22/05 | Cannes 2019 | Marché du Film