Dillon feared serial killer set would be ‘very dark’
CANNES, France (AP) — Lars von Trier would like to point out that his banishment from the Cannes Film Festival, where he was declared "persona non grata" after making comments sympathetic to Nazis, has not been applied to others.
"What about Harvey?" the Danish director wondered in an interview Wednesday, alluding to the former Cannes regular Harvey Weinstein, whom the festival did strongly condemn. "What I've done is far worse? I got trapped in a joke."
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven years after being banned by the Cannes Film Festival for jokingly calling himself a Nazi, Danish director Lars von Trier has been invited back to the French festival.
Kristen Stewart has been named as a member of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival Jury.
The 28-year-old actress - who is, perhaps, best known for her starring role in the 'Twilight' franchise - is among a star-studded list of names who are to serve as jurors at the annual film festival in the south of France.
Run by women, Prototype Festival showcases diverse composers
NEW YORK (AP) — In an art form dominated by men, a small organization run by four women is transforming opera with cutting-edge work.
Danish film exec OK’d for work after sex harassment review
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former Danish film executive who co-founded the Zentropa production company with director Lars von Trier has been cleared to return to work following an investigation into claims of sexual harassment, the company said Tuesday.
Peter Aalbaek Jensen, 61, who stepped down as Zentropa's CEO in 2016 but has remained an employee, was accused in November by nine female former employees of behavior that included groping and slapping their behinds.
Ex-Danish film company boss embroiled in harassment claims
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A film production company co-founded by Danish director Lars von Trier has asked Danish officials to help investigate after several women accused its former chief executive of sexual harassment and allowing a culture of bullying in the workplace.
Toronto — Willem Dafoe was drawn to "The Florida Project" because he thought there was something special about it.
"We hope that they're all special, we really do," says the actor, dispensing a bit of career wisdom, while seated in a hotel suite inside Toronto's Intercontinental Hotel during September's Toronto International Film Festival.