Cannes Film Festival

Cate Blanchett — 12th woman to head the Cannes festival jury

The double Oscar-winning actress was one of the first women to speak out against Weinstein, who faces claims of a string of sexual assaults and rapes

SA films at Cannes: From zombies to windpompe

We look at the eight South African films that are hoping to make a mark at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Sex on the beach: A brief history of Cannes and erotic cinema

Since the 1960s there has always been plenty of flesh at Cannes. As the red carpet is rolled out, Peter Bradshaw awards his own Palme Phwoar.

Entertainment news: SA films at Cannes, K Naomi & Omuhle’s awkward Twitter moment

From actor Terry Pheto making her producer debut at Cannes to a Twitter catfight and Prince's reaction to Freddie Gray's death, here's our round-up.

Argentinian revenge fantasy a hit at Cannes film festival

Director Damian Szifron's film "Relatos Salvajes" drew hoots and applause from critics in contrast to the tepid reaction to the Saint Laurent biopic.

Win tickets to watch ‘Rust and Bone’

Win tickets to the critically acclaimed french film 'Rust and Bone,' premiering in South Africa on October 9.

The lesbian love story that captivated Cannes

The intimate physical scenes in "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" are only one element of a deep study of the relationship between the two women.

Spielberg defends lesbian sex scene in Palme d’Or-winning film

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has defended the graphic sex scenes in "Blue is the Warmest Colour", which won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize.

Lesbian love story scoops top honours at Cannes

French director Abdellatif Kechiche immediately urged the large crowds protesting against gay marriage in Paris to go and see his Cannes winner.

‘Zulu’ brings Cannes to a close

Forest Whitaker turns in a solid performance as a cop searching for a white teenager's murderer in "Zulu" - a violent portrayal of SA gang culture.

Cannes draws to a close with cliffhanger

The 2013 Cannes festival wraps up on Sunday, with uncertainty surrounding which film will be declared best picture.

Gore, heists and frontrunners: Behind the scenes at Cannes

Ryan Gosling's latest offering gets booed, Jerry Lewis makes a come back and the festival's spree of high-profile robberies continues.


Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

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