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Cannes Film Festival rocked as $1 million worth of red carpet ‘loaner’ jewels are stolen

Jewellery worth more than $1 million due to be loaned to stars treading the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival was stolen in a pre-dawn heist on Friday but the coveted Palme d’Or trophy was safe, officials said. In a scenario itself worthy of a movie, thieves broke into…

Michael Moore demands Georgia boycott after Troy Davis execution

WASHINGTON — Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore called Thursday for a total boycott of Georgia after the southern US state, defying global protests, executed convicted police killer Troy Davis. On his website, the director of “Fahrenheit 9/11,” “Bowling for Columbine” and “Sicko” also demanded that his just-released memoirs “Here Comes Trouble”…

Chinese filmmakers still face restrictions

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Chinese filmmakers still face restrictions despite big strides towards artistic freedom since the Cultural Revolution, director Wang Xiaoshuai said Wednesday. Chinese society had made progress, Wang said, at a showing in San Sebastian of his latest film “11 Flowers”, set during the 1966-76 movement to transform…

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