American Pavillion Cannes 2015 Programming Schedule

May 16
12:01 am

We know you’ve been waiting patiently for this… and the wait is over! Our official programming schedule for The American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival is available here.

Download: The American Pavilion Cannes 2015 Schedule(PDF)

American Pavillion Schedule 2015

Early Bird Deadline Extended . . . Plus, A Sneak Peek at Our New Style!

Apr 16
5:58 am

Here’s a preview of our most recent e-Blast . . . are you on the list? Click the image below to see the full email, as well as subscribe! We can’t wait until Thursday for the official announcement of the slate of films. Which film are YOU hoping to see?


A Cannes “Easter Egg” for You . . .

Mar 31
6:55 am

Today we’re celebrating Easter, the last day of March (so excited for spring!), and only 45 DAYS UNTIL OPENING DAY for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival!!!

Here’s a token of our love and affection on this most auspicious Sunday morning . . . none other than Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward themselves, as featured on this year’s festival poster.

Here’s to the power of film!


2013 Cannes Film Festival Official Poster

Membership Registration NOW OPEN!

Mar 15
12:03 pm

We’re excited to announce that membership registration for 2013 is now open, as of 12:00pm on 15 March 2013. Make sure that you register now to take advantage of our Early Bird pricing, through 16 April 2013 only. We’ll see you soon in Cannes!!!

2013 Membership Launch Coming Soon!

Feb 13
12:00 pm

The American Pavilion looks forward with excitement to a very special announcement regarding some new opportunities available for members this year, as well as the launch of our new membership application. Stay tuned – our 25th Anniversary is shaping up to be pretty spectacular!

Please check back often at The American Pavilion‘s homepage, and be sure that you are on our mailing list to receive exciting updates, membership promotions, and programming information as soon as they are released.

Until then, have you bookmarked the official website yet, so that you can keep tabs on news, announcements, and everything else Cannes-related pre-fest? Visit the Festival de Cannes website for more information on this year’s event in realtime!

“Lee Daniels Hosts Queer Night at the American Pavilion”

May 25
12:30 pm

Tre Haskins, Lee Daniels, Fan (Photo Courtesy of Tre Haskins)

(Cannes, France) Packed wall to wall with people, the American Pavilion was the backdrop for one of the hottest parties at the Cannes Film Festival, “Queer Night, Hosted by Director Lee Daniels.” Daniels, whose film “Paperboy” starring Zach Efron, Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey and John Cusack is in competition, enjoyed the warm reception from guests as he danced the night away and hit the turn tables for a portion of the evening when he posed as guest DJ for this amazing event.

“Jeff Nichols Stops by the American Pavilion to Dish About His Film Mud”

May 25
12:00 pm

Photo Credit: AP

(Cannes, France) AMPAV alumni Jeff Nichols stopped by the American Pavilion to celebrate his film “Mud” which is slated for its Red Carpet Premiere tomorrow evening at the Lumiere Theater. The film stars Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey and tells the story of Mud (McConaughey), a fugitive who with the help of two young boys is able to evade Bounty Hunters who are fresh on his trail, in order to get back to his true love (Witherspoon).

Emerging Filmmaker and Student Filmmaker Showcase

May 24
12:00 pm

Photo by Alaina L. Lewis

(Cannes, France) Congratulations to the winners of the Student Filmmaker and Emerging Artist Showcase here on Thursday!

The Emerging Artist and Student Filmmaker Showcase have been American Pavilion mainstays that give a definitive spotlight to tomorrow’s generation of artists who exhibit incredible skill and command of the film image.

Every year, a talented group of individuals are selected and invited to Cannes and the American Pavilion to showcase their project for Pavilion guests.

Film Panel: The Central Park Five with Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and Dave McMahon

May 23
12:30 pm

Philip Kaufman and Ken Burns (Photo by Alaina L. Lewis)

(Cannes, France) Directors Ken Burns and Philip Kaufman shared a moment at the American Pavilion before Burns participated in a panel discussion with his daughter Sarah Burns, and David McMahon for their new documentary “The Central Park 5” which is screening here at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

In Conversation: Philip Kaufman for Hemingway & Gellhorn

May 23
12:15 pm

Philip Kaufman and Fan (Photo by Alaina L. Lewis)

(Cannes, France) After an amazing discussion on his latest HBO film “Hemingway & Gellhorn” which is making its debut here at the Cannes Film Festival, director Philip Kaufman participated in a book signing on the American Pavilion terrace alongside panel moderator and book author Annette Insdorf for “Philip Kaufman: Contemporary Film Directors.”

“Hemingway & Gellhorn” is slated for its red carpet debut on Friday, May 24th at 10:30pm at the Lumiere Theater in Cannes.