The Danish filmmaker was declared persona non grata following comments he made in 2011
Jury president George Miller described the jury's selection as 'rigorous and happy'
The negative crowd reaction has made many people want to see the film
The mock terror attack truned out to be a publicity stunt carried out by an internet company
He's the first Australian filmmaker to assume the position
The outlandish names of prizes awarded at film festivals around the world
The incident allegedly happened at the Cannes film festival
A short produced by trainees from the jobcentre queue in collaboration with industry professionals will have its premiere at the ICA in London
Three years after he was imprisoned for alleged anti-regime propaganda, the director is bringing a new secretly filmed feature to the festival called Manuscripts Don't Burn
Steven Spielberg will serve as jury president of the 66th Cannes Festival this May.
Ken Loach is the latest director to complain about censorship, says Tim Walker. The rules on swearing are so arbitrary, it's no wonder he's effing and blinding
'The Dictator' knows how to make a scene.
He directed some of the most memorable films of recent times, but he has had enough. He explains why to Tom Teodorczuk
The Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or is a trophy any self-respecting director would want to see alongside an Academy Award on the mantlepiece.
A rambling Turkish philosophical thriller led the field, says Jonathan Romney
The Cannes Film Festival, long-heralded for its libertarian attitude to the work and lives of its many auteurs, has finally drawn a line in the sun-scorched sand. Its organisers have banned Danish director Lars von Trier from the festival for telling the world's media he was "a Nazi" and could "understand Hitler".