Cannes Film Festival

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Xavier Dolan takes home Cannes Grand Prix award

The 27-year-old director’s Juste la Fin du Monde received the award at the festival’s closing night ceremony on Sunday.

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Donald Sutherland joins Cannes jury

The veteran Canadian actor has been selected for the Palme d’Or jury.

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First Generation Films’ short Kitty to premiere at Cannes

The short film directed by actress Chloe Sevigny will close the Critics’ Week sidebar at the festival. (FGF’s Christina Piovesan pictured.)

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Kim Nguyen and Nathan Morlando films to screen at Cannes

Nguyen and Morlando (pictured) are among 18 directors to have their films (Two Lovers and a Bear and Mean Dreams, respectively) selected for Directors’ Fortnight section.

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Search Engine Films acquires Standing Tall

The indie distributor is tentatively prepping the Cannes Film Festival opening night film for a fall 2015 release.

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Xavier Dolan joins Cannes Film Festival Jury

The Canadian director will be one of nine jury members, including Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Guillermo del Toro and Jake Gyllenhaal.

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How to get your debut feature into the Canadian Screen Awards

Christian Sparkes’ Cast No Shadow and Kyle Thomas’ The Valley Below (pictured) got tickets to the big party via Telefilm Canada’s Micro-Budget Production Program.


Xavier Dolan’s Mommy not advancing in Oscar’s

The Canadian film did not make the nine-feature shortlist in the foreign language film category for the 87th Academy Awards.


Mommy passes $2M Canadian box office mark

The Xavier Dolan-directed film is also a hit in France.


Canadian films are rewarded in Cannes prize-giving

Xavier Dolan’s Mommy (pictured) and David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars earned official competition trophies from the Cannes jury on the weekend.


A24 Films acquires The Captive for U.S.

The deal with WME Global came as Atom Egoyan’s thriller debuted in competition at Cannes.

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Mongrel Media launches international distribution arm

The first picture from the new outfit is Maudie, to be directed by Aisling Walsh.