Cannes 2024: Americans’ Rush for Awards

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 29 May 2024 > In the News

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, held from May 16 to 27, 2024, was marked by a strong presence of American cinema, both in the official selection and in the awards given. Despite the disruptions caused by the actors’ strike in 2023, independent and established American filmmakers managed to distinguish themselves on the Croisette.  Palme d’Or … Continue reading “Cannes 2024: Americans’ Rush for Awards”

Killers of the Flower Moon

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 27 October 2023 > What's On

Based on the best-selling book by David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon, directed by Martin Scorsese, delves into a dark chapter of American history. The story unfolds in 1920s Oklahoma, where a series of mysterious murders takes place in the Osage Nation’s reservation. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, and Lily Gladstone, the film … Continue reading “Killers of the Flower Moon”

Deauville 2023: The Winners

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 14 September 2023 > What's On

There were three big winners at 49th edition of Deauville American Film Festival. Three films showing different aspects American life today. The Grand Prize, the Audience Prize and the Critics Prize all went to LaRoy, a début feature film by by Shane Atkinson. It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. In this quirky … Continue reading “Deauville 2023: The Winners”

Deauville : Back to America

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 09 August 2023 > What's On

The 49th edition of Deauville American Film Festival will run from September 1st to September 10th, 2023. The official competition jury will be presided by Guillaume Canet and the jury for “La Révélation” will be chaired by Mélanie Thierry. 80 films will be screened during the event and fourteen films have been selected for the … Continue reading “Deauville : Back to America”

Deauville with an American Accent: Film Festival 2022

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 15 August 2022 > What's On

It’s that time of year: the cream of Hollywood, and independent U.S. cinema will be crowding the boardwalk at Deauville for the American Film Festival from 2 to 11 September. There are 13 films in the main competition, seven of them first films and a couple by joint directors. Hollywood is famously obsessed with LA … Continue reading “Deauville with an American Accent: Film Festival 2022”

Film Festival Time

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 03 August 2020 > What's On

The autumn is approaching, and with it two traditional cinematic highlights: the Deauville American and Dinard British film festivals. Like everything else, they will be a little less traditional this year but not necessarily in a bad way. (Deauville will include films from the cancelled Cannes and Annecy festivals, even if it features fewer Hollywood … Continue reading “Film Festival Time”