📽️ Iran, Russia prevent directors from attending Cannes | Al Jazeera English

Two directors whose films are competing for the coveted Palme d’Or prize at the Cannes film festival have not be allowed to attend their premieres.

Jafar Panahi from Iran and Russia’s Kirill Serebrennikov are both banned from leaving their countries because their art includes messages against censorship.

Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports from Cannes.

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