This year’s selection for the Cannes Film Festival includes possibly the largest number of Arab, African and Asian films in the storied event’s history. This isn’t just mere tokenism: The festival’s artistic director Thierry Fremaux and his fellow programmers have clearly cast their eye to new territories as they fight the notion that cinema is in crisis. […]
Author Archives: Kaleem Aftab
Kaleem Aftab is a film critic, author of the biography Spike Lee: That’s My Story and I’m Sticking to It, and director of international programming for the Red Sea International Film Festival.