21 Aug #FairnessFirst: #CannesYouSeeUs trends at Cannes Film Festival
By Leigh Andrews
The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.
Having taken place from 8 to 19 May 2018, there have been accolades aplenty for Africa at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, with the following five SA films selected to take part in this year’s Festival: The following five South African films will be included in the official programme: Rafiki; The Harvesters/Die Stropers; Miles from Nowhere; The Colour of the Skull; and Inxeba/The Wound.
SA’s own Daniel Moleka – owner of RedThread Apparel X and first-year student at Fedisa Fashion Design School in Cape Town – also had the chance to showcase his third collection, ‘Immortal’, at the first Cannes’ Fashion Street Show.