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Short videographic locating the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. American director Spike Lee was named president of this year’s Cannes film festival jury on Tuesday, becoming the first black head of the panel.VIDEOGRAPHICS

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Kechiche, ‘Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo’ cast walk red carpet

At the red carpet for the screening of “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo,” director Abdellatif Kechiche walks quickly past photographers without his actors, who then join him on the steps of the Palais des Festivals. The in-competition film is the second instalment of “Blue is the Warmest Colour”, a trilogy in homage to Sete, his hometown on the French Mediterranean. IMAGES

Cannes festival winners and jury celebrate with Sting and Shaggy

Palme d’Or winner Kazuhiro Kore-Eda dances with French actress Lea Seydoux as Sting and Shaggy hold a brief live concert on the stairs of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes after the award ceremony. IMAGES

82 women stage red carpet protest at Cannes

Eighty-two women have climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red-carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry. (May 12)

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