Greta Gerwig, actor, writer and film director, notably for the blockbuster “Barbie,” will preside over the jury of the 77th Cannes Film Festival in May, the first American female director to be named jury president, the festival announced Thursday.
30 May 2023
As treaty talks over plastic pollution begin in Paris, we find out why recycling schemes, rather than reducing use, may not be that green of an idea. We take a look at different reactions to Recep Tayyip Erdogan's re-election. Reactions to Juliette Triet’s Palme D'or speech also continue to roll in, with the French media having widely different takes. Finally, we find out about a bear with a sneaky sweet tooth.
28 May 2023
The Cannes Film Festival kicks off and while seven out of the 21 directors nominated this year are female, there's anger over the opening movie starring Johnny Depp who's staging a comeback after winning a defamation trial against his former wife, Amber Heard, who accused him of abuse.