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Palme

An obsolete Danish unit for circumference approximately equivalent to 8.86 centimeters.
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Canadian actor Ryan Gosling makes his directorial debut among the 19 films competing for the ''Un Certain Regard'' prize, presented a day before the Palme d'Or to honor up-and-coming or innovative filmmakers.
On the first day of the festival, jury member Lee said he was praying the jury would be overwhelmed by a self-evident Palme winner, so they wouldn't need to "rationalize" their choice through debate.
Among the 240-strong exhibitor line-up include several heavy hitters using PALME as a platform to launch their latest products, including Sony and its latest range of installation projectors.
Market dynamics are now changing and regional buyers are not travelling as much to Europe or the US to source products and services as they used to three years ago," said Mustafa Iqbal, senior marketing manager for Palme.
He won Best Director award at Cannes for Naked in 1993 and the Palme d'Or in 1996 for Secrets & Lies.
Mr Palme, 59, and a social democrat, was serving his second term as leader.
PARVIN ARDALAN, who was awarded the Olof Palme Prize for 2007, said she had boarded the Air France plane at Tehran's international airport when aircraft crew told her that police had informed them she could not leave.
Dubai-born Iranian Amin Golestan, 23, beat stiff competition from first runner-up Jordanian Ibrahim Saleh, 35, to walk away with the DJ Palme 2008 award and a whole lot of goodies.
Playing: Pacific 5, Sherman Oaks; Playhouse 7, Pasadena; Criterion 6, Santa Monica; ArcLight, Hollywood; Palme D'Or, Palm Springs.
Cerca de la media noche del 28 de febrero de 1986, el Primer Ministro de Suecia, Olof Palme y su esposa Lisbeth, salian de un cine localizado en la centrica calle de Sveavagen, en Estocolmo, cuando un pistolero solitario disparo contra ellos.
In Per Hasselberg's installation OPTION, 2005, a video projected onto shards of gypsum board leaning against a wall, shows a droning, aged Swede--Bengt Goransson, who was a politician in the Olof Palme government--unfold with sweet irony the open-handed Swedish identity that ingenuously fueled Malmo's predicament with diversity.
Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday with ''L'Enfant (The Child),'' an absorbing drama about a young man at the bottom of the social scale forced to confront the responsibilities of fatherhood.