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'Winter Sleep': A wake-up call for Turkey's Erdogan?
Turkish film bags Palme d'Or award and Ankara's congratulations. But was it a metaphor for the country's social malaise?
Last updated: 26 May 2014 05:34 GMT
Turkish film wins top honours at Cannes
Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Winter Sleep - about overbearing man who controls lives of those around him - called "masterful".
Last updated: 25 May 2014 09:22 GMT
Iran's Hatami apologises for Cannes kiss
Iranian actress apologises for hurt feelings after kissing 83-year-old Cannes film festival president on the cheek.
Last updated: 23 May 2014 22:08 GMT
Ukraine's conflict plays out at Cannes
Four different films about the ongoing crisis are showing at this year's festival.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 14:14 GMT
Turkish film favourite for top Cannes prize
Some say Winter Sleep is a metaphor for current political issues in Turkey, but the movie's creators deny the claim.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 01:12 GMT
Cannes and the world we live in
Annual festival showcases films that help us understand the political turmoil and violence gripping the world.
Last updated: 18 May 2014 13:06 GMT
Newfound cinematic freedom tested in Tunisia
While Tunisian films are increasingly tackling taboos, directors say they still face censorship and funding challenges.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 19:32 GMT
Guests - Towards a post post-Cold War era
We cut through the hysteria and rhetoric surrounding Crimea to ask: What is Moscow's endgame?
Empire - Towards a Post Post Cold War Era
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 14:41 GMT
Q&A: Meeting Cambodia's Oscar nominee
Rithy Panh's work tells the story of life under the Khmer Rouge in a dark journey of loss and survival.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 19:53 GMT
Guests - Hollywood: Chronicle of an Empire
Read more about the guests joining Empire to discuss the popularity and dominance of the US entertainment industry.
Empire - Hollywood: Chronicle of an Empire
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014 19:17 GMT
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