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Virtual Reality Films Comes to Cannes, Spielberg Sounds Warning

By Matt Gooderick CANNES, France, May 18  – Virtual reality movie-making is taking flight at this year’s Cannes Film Festival alongside traditional film offerings. A pavilion is dedicated to the immersive technology, with virtual reality film screenings and discussions as part of the festival’s tandem Marche du Film sessions. Among those showing virtual reality films

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Cannes Festival Entry Focuses on Taiwan Death Penalty Debate

By Fabian Hamacher TAIPEI, May 9 – A prize-winning Taiwanese film exploring the use of the death penalty will screen at the Cannes Film Festival later this month, adding to recent increased debate about the island’s use of capital punishment. Leon Lee’s 23-minute film titled “The Day To Choose” puts its main character, a lawyer

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