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Movies that Matter with Wim Wenders and Dario Vigano Vatican - An initiative from Festival Sacred for Beauty



An Inspiring Panel took place May 25 at 2pm at The American Pavilion in Cannes on Responsibility of filmmakers in making movies that matter, with Dario Vigano, prefect at Secretariat of Commuincation in Vatican, Wim Wenders and Anne Facerias Festival Sacr de la Beaut www.festivalsacredelabeaute.orgmoderated by Bruno Chatelin.



Dario Vigano brought us a message from the Pope. I have translated this paragraph for you.

Communicating hope and trust in our time, is the title chosen by the pope for the 51st world day for social communication May 28, to attract the attention of all media and information professionals, the entire community, to being promoters of the true and honest stories, not to mention confidence in today and tomorrow. I would like, said Pope Francis, to contribute to the search for an open and creative style of communication that is never willing to give evil a first role, but which seeks to highlight the possible solutions, inspiring An active and responsible approach to the people to whom the information is communicated. I would like to invite to offer to the men and women of our time stories marked by the logic of the good news. This is what we alwaysexpect from good cinema. Pope Francis Read the full message



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Dominican Republic Global Film Festival accredited as the first Caribbean festival among the FIAPF community



Adrien Majourel Project and Festival Manager, FIAPF, Omar De La Cruz Director FCGD y Benoit Ginisty Director General, FIAPF With this seal of excellence, the FCGD joins the exclusive community of 47 film festivals in the world including Berlin, Cannes and Venice, who commit to respect the quality standards as defined by the film producers community Cannes, 22 May 2017. The Festival de Cine Global Dominicano FCGD received Monday the accreditation of the ...





Positive Planet 7th Gala in Cannes with Jacques Attali and Costa Gavras Harvey Weinstein, and many more at Palm Beach



Coasta Gavras President dhonneur with Harvey Weinstein on stage and Jacques Attali celebrating Michael Lonsdale Birthday with Anne Facrias - Festival sacr de la beaut Raoul Peck Haiti awarded for I am not your Negro ...







The Thai Pavilion has played host to a number of events at Cannes 2017.



We have enjoyed displays of Thai boxing.




WIE Celebrates women filmmakers in Cannes - May 25th



WIE ORG will celebrate women filmmakers who have a film screening or in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. The celebration will take place on Thursday May 25th at 5:00 pm at the St. Petersburg Clearwater Pavilion Pantiero #204 -About...





March du Film breaks its own record for attendance at the 70th edition of Cannes



A few days before its end, the March is breaking a new record in attendance with 12,324 participants. As usual, the most important delegation is the USA 2,113 participants, followed by France 1,801 participants and the UK 1,186 participants. The biggest increase comes from Asia and especially from China + 21%, 600 attendees, Japan +13%, 309 attendees, Korea +9%, 286 attendees and India +26%, 204 attendees. Other important growths noted came from Canada and...





May 24 in the Market



After a full week of the March du Film, day eight will mark not only a wonderful week of the March, but also the final daily newsletter that we send to you. The March offers you the opportunity to catch up on the films from the Official Selection that you might have missed in market badge only screenings. Now that the March is winding down and you have more time to relax, ...





Cute little buggers first look



...





Edge brings home Amant Double by Frnaois Ozon



Edge Entertainment is proud to present the high profile acquisition of Amant Double by Franois Ozon. Amant Double by Franois Ozon is competing for the Palme dOr and is one of this festivals most sought after titles. The film has its official premiere in Cannes on Friday May 26th and has a chance to be awarded the Palme dOr at the Awards Ceremony on May 28th. Edge Entertainment has bought the distribution rights in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland...





Cannes Film Festival Cancels Fireworks and Amps Up Security



In light of the recent terror attack in Manchester, the Cannes Film Festival canceled its Spectacle Pyrotechnique which was set for Tuesday night and fortified an already massive security force surrounding the Palais du Festival. The pyrotechnique display was scheduled in honor of the 70th year of the film festival and set to take place over the bay of Cannes following a retrospective screening and special anniversary dinner. Festival officials thought it prudent to call off ...







Opening of AMPAV on May 21 with Brittany Snow



On May 21st, during the 70th annual Cannes film festival, Brittany Snow was the special guest for the opening ribbon cutting for the American Pavilion. Every year the AMPAV invites a beloved celebrity to cut the ceremonial ribbon, and this year it was Brittany Snow, who has been recognized for her roles in many films including Pitch Perfect and Bushwick. The American Pavilion, celebrating its 29th year as the epicenter of American hospitality and communication at the Cannes Internationa...





John Cameron Mitchell hosts Queer Night Tonight at AMPAV!



...





Doc Day Mixer Party at Plage des Palmes



Key Doc Festivals gathered in one single spot...nextto Jrme Paillard on stage at Doc Day Mixer may 23 Plage des Palmes ...





MAY 23 was Doc Day



IMPACT AND SOLUTIONS WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMS PLAGE DU GRAY DALBION - 9:30am to 12:00pm La Croisette, Cannes Welcoming Caf Croissants Opening words by the CNC - Centre National du Cinma et de lImage Anime Filmmaker Amos Gita in conversation with Film Critic Jean-Michel Frodon, about his film WEST OF THE JORDAN RIVER FIELD DIARY REVISITED selected at the Quinzaine des Ralisateurs Documentaries in the Post-Truth Era In a world evolvin...





Cannes 2017, Monday, Day 6



Only saw one film today but it was the Best Film Ive seen in fifty years ~~~!KINCSEM -- The Hungarian Wonder Horse -- won 54 races and never lost one -- and if this picture doesnt get you on your feet cheering and win 54 international prizes I will be very surprised -- Thrilling, uplifting, engaging, and satisfying in every way this new Magyar blockbuster for Hungary delivers the goods: Romance, horse races, duels, Revenge, colorful period costumery, communication with animals...







Happy End - Red Carpet Premiere



Last night, I had the oppurtunity to attend the red carpet premiere of the French/Austrian film,Happy End,directed by Michael Haneke and starring Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Toby Jones, and the young Ms. Fantine Harduin. Happy Endis a heartbreaking and introspective story that follows a young girl, Eve Harduin, who ends up living with her estranged father Kassovitz and his wealthy family after her mother attempts suicide. It...







March du Film May 23 activities



Seven days down, three to go; the March du Film is now a week into the 2017 edition! The Doc Corner will hold the second annual Doc Day on the 23rd; a day celebrating everything documentary, focused this year on impact and solutions with documentary films. Doc Day is made up of two separate conferences, each focusing on different topical issues; one from 9:30 - 12:00 and the other from 3:30 - 5:30. Dont mis...





Nordic major SF Studios signs Iron Sky The Coming Race for the Nordics



SF Studios has picked the distribution rights for the Nordics Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland for the long-awaited sequel to the cult hit Iron Sky, released in 2012, called Iron Sky The Coming Race. The film is scheduled to open in Finland on Valentines Day 2018, February 14th followed by Sweden, Denmark and Norway soon after. Plowing the way for the Pan Nordic release, the first teaser of the film is out, and has already gained over million hits on the Internet. SF S...







Nice exhibition on perfume at Eglise Notre Dame de bon Voyage, behind the Palais



The exhibition is organized by Festival Sacred for Beauty busy preparing the extraordinary panel may 25 from 2 to 3 pm with Wim Wenders and Dario Vigano sent by the pope with a message for our film community! Add Photos ...





FilmSharks sells My Love Or My Passion to BVI for LatAm



EXCLUSIVE:Buena Vista International picks up Adrian Suar-starring comedy. Buena Vista International BVI has picked up Latin American rights to comedy superstar Adrian SuarsMy Love Or My Passion El Futbol O Yoand plans its widest release of the year in August. FilmSharks brokered the deal on the Patagonik comedy and BVI is planning its widest release so far this year for the film across the region in mid-August. My Love Or My Passioncentres on a ...





Group and Animagrad screen two animations during Animation Day in Cannes May 23



Igor STORCHAKCEO Distribution on his booth at Riviera I kindly invite you to attend the screenings of The Stolen Princessanimated feature and The Strongholdfamily feature work-in-progress scenes at the March du Film in Cannes. Group booth number is J13 located in Riviera. It will be an honor for me to meet you in person to discuss the ways of our possible cooperation. Here are the screening details for our films:...





Wizarts new deals at Marche du Film



Sheep Wolves is heading to Greece, France, Indonesia and South Korea, while The Snow Queen franchise will be released in Portugal and Indonesia CANNES, May 22, 2017 Wizart has signed new agreements for its animated feature films Sheep Wolves and the Snow Queen franchise at international market Marche du Film held in terms of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Sheep Wolves and the first installment of the Snow Queen franchise secure Greece release. Spentzos Film the distributor ...





IWP introduced Revenge - French Action/Thriller



...





Cannes: FilmSharks Nabs International Rights to Spanish Trio



Lord, Give Me Patience, Dark Buildings, Chess for Three continue Argentine sales houses bet on European movies Pursuing its strategy of partnering with key European film players, Argentine sales agencyFilmSharks inked international sales rights to a trio of upcoming features from Spain, led byAtresmedia Cines comedy Lord, Give Me Patience. FilmSharks has also picked up Nicols Gil Lavedra...





AMPAV Today May 22 and 23 schedule



UPCOMING 2017 American Pavilion Schedule Please Note: PANEL ACCESS IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. WE SUGGEST YOU ARRIVE 45 MINUTES BEFORE KEY PANELS TO ENSURE SEATING. WE ALSO HAVE WIRELESS HEADPHONES TO ENJOY THE PANEL FROM THE TERRACE IF YOU ARE LATE/SPACE IS NOT AVAILABLE INSIDE PANEL ROOM ITSELF. Monday, May 22 11:00AM Industry in Focus: Hollywood China and The Future of International...










ANIMATION DAY IN CANNES MAY 23

Discover the trailers of the Animation Day in Cannes


Our panels and networking on May 23 took place at Cine Arts Gallery on Grand Hotel Gardens




DO YOU SPEAK FRENCH ?


Le message du Pape au monde des mdias et de la communication : Communiquer lesprance et la confiance en notre temps



Festival Sacr de la Beaut | 70me Festival de Cannes, 25 mai 2017 CINEMA, RCIT DSPERANCE Msgr Dario Edoardo Vigan Prfet du Secrtariat pour la Communication Saint Sige, cannes le 25 pour participer au panel sur la place dela spiritualit dans le cinma, et making movies that matter au pavillon amricain Lors dun rcent voyage a..







Palmars 2017 | La Semaine de la Critique








La Leon de Cinma dAlfonso Cuarn du mercredi 24 mai



Eliott Piermont/ FDC Aprs la Leon de Cinma de Clint Eastwood, ctait hier au tour du ralisateur mexicain, Alfonso Cuarn, couronn de sept Oscars pour Gravity, de livrer ses expriences de cinaste en compagnie du critique franais Michel Ciment pour lui donner la rplique. Amus, rieur, et la fois mu, le re...




Positive Planet - La semaine du Cinma Positif Cannes est lance



Dans un monde travers par de terribles secousses et de formidables promesses, rien nest plus important que dinformer, de distraire, et de faire accder la beaut. Depuis un sicle, cest ce que fait le cinma, sous des formes multiples. Il est aujourdhui plus que jamais, partout dans le monde, au centre des activits humaines. Chaque jour, des milliers de femmes et dhommes, surtout des jeunes, vont au cin...





Festival Sacr de la Beaut: Le Off de lme auprs du Festival de Cannes 4me dition



La Diaconie de la Beaut prsente : Du 18 au 27 mai 2017, au coeur du Festival de Cannes, le Festival Sacr de la Beaut, un off de lme, clbre la rencontre du Cinma et de la Spiritualit. Rencontres, confrences, concerts et crations artistiques permettent de faire le lien entre la Beaut et lIntriorit, entre recherche esthtique et...



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Wishing you all much success on the festival circuit!
Read this online FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:




CANNES MARKET NEWS AND PREVIEWS


Movies that Matter with Wim Wenders and Dario Vigano Vatican - An initiative from Festival Sacred for Beauty



An Inspiring Panel took place May 25 at 2pm at The American Pavilion in Cannes on Responsibility of filmmakers in making movies that matter, with Dario Vigano, prefect at Secretariat of Commuincation in Vatican, Wim Wenders and Anne Facerias Festival Sacr de la Beaut www.festivalsacredelabeaute.orgmoderated by Bruno Chatelin.



Dario Vigano brought us a message from the Pope. I have translated this paragraph for you.

Communicating hope and trust in our time, is the title chosen by the pope for the 51st world day for social communication May 28, to attract the attention of all media and information professionals, the entire community, to being promoters of the true and honest stories, not to mention confidence in today and tomorrow. I would like, said Pope Francis, to contribute to the search for an open and creative style of communication that is never willing to give evil a first role, but which seeks to highlight the possible solutions, inspiring An active and responsible approach to the people to whom the information is communicated. I would like to invite to offer to the men and women of our time stories marked by the logic of the good news. This is what we alwaysexpect from good cinema. Pope Francis Read the full message



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Dominican Republic Global Film Festival accredited as the first Caribbean festival among the FIAPF community



Adrien Majourel Project and Festival Manager, FIAPF, Omar De La Cruz Director FCGD y Benoit Ginisty Director General, FIAPF With this seal of excellence, the FCGD joins the exclusive community of 47 film festivals in the world including Berlin, Cannes and Venice, who commit to respect the quality standards as defined by the film producers community Cannes, 22 May 2017. The Festival de Cine Global Dominicano FCGD received Monday the accreditation of the ...





Positive Planet 7th Gala in Cannes with Jacques Attali and Costa Gavras Harvey Weinstein, and many more at Palm Beach



Coasta Gavras President dhonneur with Harvey Weinstein on stage and Jacques Attali celebrating Michael Lonsdale Birthday with Anne Facrias - Festival sacr de la beaut Raoul Peck Haiti awarded for I am not your Negro ...







The Thai Pavilion has played host to a number of events at Cannes 2017.



We have enjoyed displays of Thai boxing.




WIE Celebrates women filmmakers in Cannes - May 25th



WIE ORG will celebrate women filmmakers who have a film screening or in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. The celebration will take place on Thursday May 25th at 5:00 pm at the St. Petersburg Clearwater Pavilion Pantiero #204 -About...





March du Film breaks its own record for attendance at the 70th edition of Cannes



A few days before its end, the March is breaking a new record in attendance with 12,324 participants. As usual, the most important delegation is the USA 2,113 participants, followed by France 1,801 participants and the UK 1,186 participants. The biggest increase comes from Asia and especially from China + 21%, 600 attendees, Japan +13%, 309 attendees, Korea +9%, 286 attendees and India +26%, 204 attendees. Other important growths noted came from Canada and...





May 24 in the Market



After a full week of the March du Film, day eight will mark not only a wonderful week of the March, but also the final daily newsletter that we send to you. The March offers you the opportunity to catch up on the films from the Official Selection that you might have missed in market badge only screenings. Now that the March is winding down and you have more time to relax, ...





Cute little buggers first look



...





Edge brings home Amant Double by Frnaois Ozon



Edge Entertainment is proud to present the high profile acquisition of Amant Double by Franois Ozon. Amant Double by Franois Ozon is competing for the Palme dOr and is one of this festivals most sought after titles. The film has its official premiere in Cannes on Friday May 26th and has a chance to be awarded the Palme dOr at the Awards Ceremony on May 28th. Edge Entertainment has bought the distribution rights in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland...





Cannes Film Festival Cancels Fireworks and Amps Up Security



In light of the recent terror attack in Manchester, the Cannes Film Festival canceled its Spectacle Pyrotechnique which was set for Tuesday night and fortified an already massive security force surrounding the Palais du Festival. The pyrotechnique display was scheduled in honor of the 70th year of the film festival and set to take place over the bay of Cannes following a retrospective screening and special anniversary dinner. Festival officials thought it prudent to call off ...







Opening of AMPAV on May 21 with Brittany Snow



On May 21st, during the 70th annual Cannes film festival, Brittany Snow was the special guest for the opening ribbon cutting for the American Pavilion. Every year the AMPAV invites a beloved celebrity to cut the ceremonial ribbon, and this year it was Brittany Snow, who has been recognized for her roles in many films including Pitch Perfect and Bushwick. The American Pavilion, celebrating its 29th year as the epicenter of American hospitality and communication at the Cannes Internationa...





John Cameron Mitchell hosts Queer Night Tonight at AMPAV!



...





Doc Day Mixer Party at Plage des Palmes



Key Doc Festivals gathered in one single spot...nextto Jrme Paillard on stage at Doc Day Mixer may 23 Plage des Palmes ...





MAY 23 was Doc Day



IMPACT AND SOLUTIONS WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMS PLAGE DU GRAY DALBION - 9:30am to 12:00pm La Croisette, Cannes Welcoming Caf Croissants Opening words by the CNC - Centre National du Cinma et de lImage Anime Filmmaker Amos Gita in conversation with Film Critic Jean-Michel Frodon, about his film WEST OF THE JORDAN RIVER FIELD DIARY REVISITED selected at the Quinzaine des Ralisateurs Documentaries in the Post-Truth Era In a world evolvin...





Cannes 2017, Monday, Day 6



Only saw one film today but it was the Best Film Ive seen in fifty years ~~~!KINCSEM -- The Hungarian Wonder Horse -- won 54 races and never lost one -- and if this picture doesnt get you on your feet cheering and win 54 international prizes I will be very surprised -- Thrilling, uplifting, engaging, and satisfying in every way this new Magyar blockbuster for Hungary delivers the goods: Romance, horse races, duels, Revenge, colorful period costumery, communication with animals...







Happy End - Red Carpet Premiere



Last night, I had the oppurtunity to attend the red carpet premiere of the French/Austrian film,Happy End,directed by Michael Haneke and starring Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Toby Jones, and the young Ms. Fantine Harduin. Happy Endis a heartbreaking and introspective story that follows a young girl, Eve Harduin, who ends up living with her estranged father Kassovitz and his wealthy family after her mother attempts suicide. It...







March du Film May 23 activities



Seven days down, three to go; the March du Film is now a week into the 2017 edition! The Doc Corner will hold the second annual Doc Day on the 23rd; a day celebrating everything documentary, focused this year on impact and solutions with documentary films. Doc Day is made up of two separate conferences, each focusing on different topical issues; one from 9:30 - 12:00 and the other from 3:30 - 5:30. Dont mis...





Nordic major SF Studios signs Iron Sky The Coming Race for the Nordics



SF Studios has picked the distribution rights for the Nordics Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland for the long-awaited sequel to the cult hit Iron Sky, released in 2012, called Iron Sky The Coming Race. The film is scheduled to open in Finland on Valentines Day 2018, February 14th followed by Sweden, Denmark and Norway soon after. Plowing the way for the Pan Nordic release, the first teaser of the film is out, and has already gained over million hits on the Internet. SF S...







Nice exhibition on perfume at Eglise Notre Dame de bon Voyage, behind the Palais



The exhibition is organized by Festival Sacred for Beauty busy preparing the extraordinary panel may 25 from 2 to 3 pm with Wim Wenders and Dario Vigano sent by the pope with a message for our film community! Add Photos ...





FilmSharks sells My Love Or My Passion to BVI for LatAm



EXCLUSIVE:Buena Vista International picks up Adrian Suar-starring comedy. Buena Vista International BVI has picked up Latin American rights to comedy superstar Adrian SuarsMy Love Or My Passion El Futbol O Yoand plans its widest release of the year in August. FilmSharks brokered the deal on the Patagonik comedy and BVI is planning its widest release so far this year for the film across the region in mid-August. My Love Or My Passioncentres on a ...





FILM.UA Group and Animagrad screen two animations during Animation Day in Cannes May 23



Igor STORCHAKCEO FILM.UA Distribution on his booth at Riviera I kindly invite you to attend the screenings of The Stolen Princessanimated feature and The Strongholdfamily feature work-in-progress scenes at the March du Film in Cannes. FILM.UA Group booth number is J13 located in Riviera. It will be an honor for me to meet you in person to discuss the ways of our possible cooperation. Here are the screening details for our films:...





Wizarts new deals at Marche du Film



Sheep Wolves is heading to Greece, France, Indonesia and South Korea, while The Snow Queen franchise will be released in Portugal and Indonesia CANNES, May 22, 2017 Wizart has signed new agreements for its animated feature films Sheep Wolves and the Snow Queen franchise at international market Marche du Film held in terms of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Sheep Wolves and the first installment of the Snow Queen franchise secure Greece release. Spentzos Film the distributor ...





IWP introduced Revenge - French Action/Thriller



...





Cannes: FilmSharks Nabs International Rights to Spanish Trio



Lord, Give Me Patience, Dark Buildings, Chess for Three continue Argentine sales houses bet on European movies Pursuing its strategy of partnering with key European film players, Argentine sales agencyFilmSharks Intl.has inked international sales rights to a trio of upcoming features from Spain, led byAtresmedia Cines comedy Lord, Give Me Patience. FilmSharks has also picked up Nicols Gil Lavedra...





AMPAV Today May 22 and 23 schedule



UPCOMING 2017 American Pavilion Schedule http://www.ampav.com Please Note: PANEL ACCESS IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. WE SUGGEST YOU ARRIVE 45 MINUTES BEFORE KEY PANELS TO ENSURE SEATING. WE ALSO HAVE WIRELESS HEADPHONES TO ENJOY THE PANEL FROM THE TERRACE IF YOU ARE LATE/SPACE IS NOT AVAILABLE INSIDE PANEL ROOM ITSELF. Monday, May 22 11:00AM Industry in Focus: Hollywood China and The Future of International...










ANIMATION DAY IN CANNES MAY 23

Discover the trailers of the Animation Day in Cannes


Our panels and networking on May 23 took place at Cine Arts Gallery on Grand Hotel Gardens




DO YOU SPEAK FRENCH ?


Le message du Pape au monde des mdias et de la communication : Communiquer lesprance et la confiance en notre temps



Festival Sacr de la Beaut | 70me Festival de Cannes, 25 mai 2017 CINEMA, RCIT DSPERANCE Msgr Dario Edoardo Vigan Prfet du Secrtariat pour la Communication Saint Sige, cannes le 25 pour participer au panel sur la place dela spiritualit dans le cinma, et making movies that matter au pavillon amricain Lors dun rcent voyage a..







Palmars 2017 | La Semaine de la Critique








La Leon de Cinma dAlfonso Cuarn du mercredi 24 mai



Eliott Piermont/ FDC Aprs la Leon de Cinma de Clint Eastwood, ctait hier au tour du ralisateur mexicain, Alfonso Cuarn, couronn de sept Oscars pour Gravity, de livrer ses expriences de cinaste en compagnie du critique franais Michel Ciment pour lui donner la rplique. Amus, rieur, et la fois mu, le re...




Positive Planet - La semaine du Cinma Positif Cannes est lance



Dans un monde travers par de terribles secousses et de formidables promesses, rien nest plus important que dinformer, de distraire, et de faire accder la beaut. Depuis un sicle, cest ce que fait le cinma, sous des formes multiples. Il est aujourdhui plus que jamais, partout dans le monde, au centre des activits humaines. Chaque jour, des milliers de femmes et dhommes, surtout des jeunes, vont au cin...





Festival Sacr de la Beaut: Le Off de lme auprs du Festival de Cannes 4me dition



La Diaconie de la Beaut prsente : Du 18 au 27 mai 2017, au coeur du Festival de Cannes, le Festival Sacr de la Beaut, un off de lme, clbre la rencontre du Cinma et de la Spiritualit. Rencontres, confrences, concerts et crations artistiques permettent de faire le lien entre la Beaut et lIntriorit, entre recherche esthtique et...



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