Behind the scenes at Cannes: The masters of ambient sound
15 May 2019 | 9:55 am
Behind the scenes at Cannes: The masters of ambient sound.
It’s been more than two years in the making: the Cannes Film Festival has opened after a pandemic-prompted hiatus in 2020.
Members of the Cannes Film Festival jury and actors, directors and cultural figures pose for the press following the festival's opening ceremony and first screening.
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We still can’t believe that Sound Sultan has passed away. He will be sorely missed!
Nigeria's basketball team honoured the late Sound Sultan in their friendly game against Australia early Wednesday morning.
He set the French Riviera alight in 2017 when the "The Florida Project" screened in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar. Sean Baker is back in Cannes with his latest film "Red Rocket" in competition. Simon Rex plays Mikey, a washed-up porn star who charms, cheats and hustles his way to success. Once again, the filmmaker's eye and ear for small-town America make for a touching and wry portrait of the margins of society.
Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive), in collaboration with The Fasasi family, friends, colleagues and fans of Sound Sultan held an evening of music, poetry, dance, comedy and talk, in honour and celebration of Olanrewaju ‘Sound Sultan’ Fasasi. This special event, which was held at Terra Kulture, Lagos, celebrated the extraordinary talent of the late singer, Sound Sultan whose notable contributions can be seen in music, film, basketball and creative art. Tribute events organised by friends of the beloved late icon was hosted simultaneously in London, New York and Atlanta.
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