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Video: Awards, Premieres, and More at Cannes 2014

Chaz Ebert returns with another report from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, covering a variety of topics, including details on the history and process behind the major awards given away at the fest, a journalist discovering a hidden gem from Argentina, programming for Toronto and Cannes, and reviews of a few major films: The Dardenne Brothers' "Two Days, One Night" with Marion Cotillard and Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, "Lost River." Don't miss it.

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