Events in Film & Television in May 2017

  • May 6 France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory

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May 7 MTV becomes 1st major awards show to adopt gender-neutral categories - Emma Watson best film actor, Millie Bobby Brown best TV actor

Actress Emma Watson
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Emma Watson
  • May 7 “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box-office film ever earning $120 million
  • May 25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman
  • May 28 Swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival

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May 30 Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned after 25 years

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
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Olivia Newton-John

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May 31 Comedienne Kathy Griffin fired from CNN after photo of her holding bloody head resembling Donald Trump by Tyler Shields posted

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump