- The Guardian
- British film "I, Daniel Blake", directed by Ken Loach, wins the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Thai film "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives", directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul "(pictured)" wins the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival much to the surprise of the BBC.
- Pixar's "Up" becomes the first animated film to open the Cannes Film Festival.
- Michael Moore's movie "Fahrenheit 9-11" is awarded the "Palme d'Or" at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Poland and Israel join Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Australia and Austria in announcing that, despite their agreement in July, they will not sign the United Nations Global Compact for Migration in Marrakech on 10–11 December 2018.