Veteran actress Jaclyn Jose has become the first Filipino to win the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in "Ma' Rosa" as a mother who falls prey to corrupt police after she was forced to sell drugs to survive.
Here are the winners from the 2016 Cannes film festival, as chosen by a jury led by Australian director and "Mad Max" creator George Miller:
A banner advertising 2015 romance film "Our Times" is shown in this photo taken in Seoul on Monday, May 23. Roughly 180,000 people have seen the movie in South Korea, a new record for a Taiwanese film. "Our Times" received three Golden Horse Award nominations. It stars Vivian Sung as Lin Zhen Xin, an ordinary schoolgirl, and Darren Wang as Xu Tai Yu, the school's notorious gang leader.
From a hilarious German comedy tipped to win the Palme d'Or top prize to the Woody Allen scandal that just wouldn't go away, AFP rounds up the Cannes film festival:
Whichever film wins the Palme d'Or at Cannes on Sunday night, there is no mistaking the biggest mainstream hit of the festival. "Hell or High Water", a modern western starring Jeff Bridges as a Texan ranger on the trail of two brothers robbing branches of the bank that is about to repossess their farm, has had critics reaching for superlatives.
A twisted rape thriller by "Basic Instinct" director Paul Verhoeven drew rave reviews Saturday in Cannes, where it was one of two films about a woman trying to pry back control from her attacker.
Sean Penn on Friday defended his new movie about aid workers in Africa starring his ex-girlfriend Charlize Theron against howling critics at Cannes, saying it offered a rare slice of "entertainment" tackling big issues.
U.S. actress and member of the Jury Kirsten Dunst poses as she arrives on Friday, May 20 for the screening of the film "The Neon Demon" at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.
It's been 50 years since the starship Enterprise began its 5-year mission to boldly go where no man had gone before, and Seattle's EMP Museum is marking the anniversary with an exhibition honoring "Star Trek" and its influence on pop culture and society.
Directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg had always intended to try to elevate disgraced politician Anthony Weiner's story above the sensationalism of the sexting scandal that effectively ended his congressional career. What they didn't know, however, was that it was going to happen again while they were filming.