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70th Festival de Cannes Awards 2017

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The Jury and the 2017 winners © Alberto Pizzoli  And so the curtain has finally fallen on this 70th anniversary edition – rich in screenings and events – which brought together the cream of the film world in Cannes over these last 12 days. The event came to an end this evening on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, where Mistress of Ceremonies Monica Bellucci welcomed the Feature Film Jury presided by Pedro Almodóvar to announce the 2017 prize-winners. This year's Palme d’or was screened at the end of the prize-giving ceremony to close the Festival. FEATURE FILMS - COMPETITIONPALME D'OR THE SQUARE directed by Ruben ÖSTLUND The Palme d'or was awarded by Juliette Binoche and Pedro Almodóvar.
70th ANNIVERSARY AWARD Nicole KIDMAN The 70th Anniversary Award was awarded by Will Smith.
GRAND PRIX 120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE (BPM – Beats Per Minute) directed by Robin CAMPILLO The Grand Prix was awarded by Costa-Gavras and Agnès Jaoui.
BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE Sofia COPPOLA for THE BEGUILED

2017 National Memorial Day Concert Performers

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For almost three decades, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi-award-winning National Memorial Day Concert dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.


Watch the 2017 Concert Join us for the National Memorial Day Concert, an American tradition honoring the military service of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Live on Sunday, May 28th, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Memorial Day Concert Performers
Joe Mantegna Laurence Fishburne