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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 20 2018

Haunted by Don Quixote for 25 years, Terry Gilliam finally gets his epic out

CANNES, France Terry Gilliam finally brought his epic "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" to the screen on Saturday, after a 25-year struggle to make a film afflicted by financial, legal and logistical obstacles, illness and death. | Video

May 19 2018

Japan's 'Shoplifters' steals the show to win Cannes Palme d'Or

CANNES, France Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d'Or at Cannes on Saturday for "Shoplifters", a critically acclaimed family drama with unguessable plot twists. | Video

May 18 2018

Weird romance "Border" wins Un Certain Regard at Cannes

CANNES, France An unusual Scandinavian movie about a relationship between two outsiders that Variety said was "destined to be a cult classic", won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes on Friday. | Video

May 18 2018

Tipped for Cannes glory, Beirut slum actors play their real lives

CANNES, France The actors in a film tipped for prizes at Cannes were not only amateurs plucked from the streets, they were also living lives as precarious as those of their characters, with one thrown in jail during the shoot and another deported afterwards. | Video

May 17 2018

Cannes' swankiest party goes ahead without 'driving force' Weinstein

CAP D'ANTIBES, France Stars, models and the super-rich gathered on the French Riviera on Thursday for a charity dinner considered the most glamorous night of the Cannes Film Festival, but there was one notable absence: Harvey Weinstein. | Video

May 17 2018

Cannes' swankiest party goes ahead without 'driving force' Weinstein

CAP D'ANTIBES, France Stars, models and the super-rich gathered on the French Riviera on Thursday for a charity dinner considered the most glamorous night of the Cannes Film Festival, but there was one notable absence: Harvey Weinstein. | Video

May 16 2018

Gaspar Noe's 'Climax' takes Cannes on a drug-fuelled dance

CANNES, France Gaspar Noe seems almost disappointed by the largely enthusiastic response to the film he premiered in Cannes this week. | Video

May 16 2018

Stomach-turning slasher marks Von Trier's uncompromising Cannes comeback

CANNES, France Lars Von Trier received a standing ovation when he arrived at the Cannes Film Festival, seven years after being thrown out for quipping that he was a nazi who sympathized with Hitler. | Video

May 15 2018

Spike Lee says his KKK movie is a wake-up call for Trump's America

CANNES, France Spike Lee's satirical movie about the Ku Klux Klan may be set in the 1970s, but it is really about the deadly racism that is still prevalent in the United States, the director said on Tuesday in Cannes. | Video

May 13 2018

Banned director's Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

CANNES, France Despite being banned from making movies, Jafar Panahi delivered one at Cannes which tackles the hot topic of the moment: the problems women actors face in a male-dominated world.

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