Cannes is not so much a festival for new films and talent as a closed shop for the film industry's elite.
Netflix's Chief Content Officer has said the streaming service is the future of film. But cinemas have survived many other threats to their dominance.
New analysis shows that women's films get less EU backing, despite being more popular with critics than films directed by men.
Father is a Hollywood great, but daughter is on course to take her own place in the movie pantheon.
At a festival intertwined with France's national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
Films funded and streamed by Netflix and Amazon are playing an important role in this year's festival.