The 2012 Cannes Film Festival is Here!

Welcome to our coverage of the 65th Anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival! Be sure to check in frequently for updates on our programming and events, as well as what’s shaping up to be the hottest news from the most important film market in the world.

Queer Night

With Guest DJ Lee Daniels. Cash bar.

Student Filmmaker Showcase

Followed by reception

Emerging Filmmaker Showcase

Followed by reception

Industry in Focus: American Short Film Directors

David Grainger, sick The Chair Matthew James Reilly, pilule Abigail. NYU/USA Meryl O’Connor, The Ballad Of Finn + Yeti, UCLA/USA Moderated by: Lisa Ogdie, Sundance Institute

Screening: Straight 8 Premiere, Take Two

To celebrate their 10th year at the Cannes Film Festival, Straight 8 will screen for the first time in The American Pavilion. Straight 8 challenges anyone anywhere in the world to make a short film on a single cartridge of Super 8 cine film, editing only in camera. It’s pure, raw filmmaking and the results […]

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

Directors: Ken Burns, drugs Sarah Burns, David McMahon Moderated by: Thom Powers, Toronto International Film Festival, Stranger than Fiction, DOC NYC

In Conversation: Phiilp Kaufman for Hemingway & Gellhorn

Philip Kaufman Moderated by Annette Insdorf, Author, Philip Kaufman Kaufman’s latest film, “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” starring Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen, will have its world premiere in the Cannes Official Selection on May 25, and airs on HBO, May 28. 4 pm – Book signing Philip Kaufman and Annette Insdorf will sign copies of the […]

In Conversation: Jennifer Lynch and Tim Roth

Announcing “A Fall From Grace” Jennifer Lynch, try Director/Screenwriter Tim Roth, discount pending his jury schedule Eric Wilkinson, Co-writer/Producer David Michaels, Producer Moderated by Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

A Salute to the 65th Anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival

Come by The Pavilion tonight for friends, recipe fun, capsule and fireworks! We have a classic “all-American” menu available and a cash bar, with wine, beer, and mixed drinks. Hopefully, the rain will give us a break!