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Defying political pressure, Iranian director keeps camera running

CANNES, France When Iranian authorities sentenced Mohammad Rasoulof to jail, they may have hoped the filmmaker would stop work or at least tone down his movies that lay bare legal and political injustices in the Islamic Republic.

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'Sacred Deer' reunites Colin Farrell with "messed up" director of "Lobster"

CANNES, France Ask Colin Farrell to react to director Yorgos Lanthimos's insistence that the movie they have brought to the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy, and he laughs uproariously.

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Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

LOS ANGELES Ariana Grande has suspended her concert tour after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her performance in Manchester, England, the U.S. pop singer's representatives said on Wednesday. | Video

Music May 24 2017

Carrie Fisher would have led next 'Star Wars' before her sudden death

LOS ANGELES Late actress Carrie Fisher was supposed to be the leading force of the ninth film in the "Star Wars" saga, plans derailed by her sudden death last year, Lucasfilm Ltd president Kathleen Kennedy said in an interview published on Wednesday. | Video

People, Film May 24 2017

Jane Campion, only female Cannes laureate, brings cop drama to Riviera

CANNES, France Jane Campion, the first and so far only woman to win the Palme d'Or, is back at Cannes almost a quarter of a century after winning the festival's top prize for "The Piano", this time with a chilling six-part made-for-TV drama. | Video

Film May 24 2017

Exclusive: Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows - sources

NEW YORK Facebook Inc has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks, according to several sources familiar with the situation. | Video

World, Tech, Facebook May 24 2017

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video