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was rejected by the Dark Habits Cannes Film Festival because the organizing committee considered it sacrilegious, blasphemous and anti-Catholic?
was Joshua Then and Now Canada's entry to the 1985 Cannes Film Festival?
Cannes Film Festival officials called Zhang Yimou's a Not One Less propaganda piece, he accused them of "discrimination" against Chinese cinema and withdrew the film from the festival?
prior to screening
in The Round-Up Cannes, in order to appease the Hungarian government, director Miklós Jancsó had to declare the film was not an allegory of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956?
became the first Song Il-gon Korean filmmaker to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival?
, the first Handling Ships animated British Technicolor feature film, was never meant to be released to theatres but was an "Official Selection" at Cannes in 1946?
Graceland, a 2006 short film directed by , was the first Anocha Suwichakornpong Thai short film to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival?
Irish film critic
attended every Michael Dwyer Cannes Film Festival from 1982 until 2009, months before his death?
Norwegian film critic , a one-time jury member of the Arne Hestenes Cannes Film Festival, was an honorary citizen of Cannes?
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