• Director Ken Loach, centre, actor Mel Gibson, left and President of the Jury George Miller react after Roach is awarded the Palme d'or for the film I, Daniel Blake, during the awards ceremony at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Ken Loach wins Palme d’Or at Cannes for “I, Daniel Blake.”

    PARIS (AP) — Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for “I, Daniel Blake” — a stark portrayal of a disabled man’s struggle with the crushing benefits system in northern England.

  • director Olivier Assayas, Kristen Stewart and Nora Von Waldstatten, from left, pose for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Personal Shopper at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

    Kristen Stewart says she’s feeling happy in her own skin

    CANNES, France (AP) — Kristen Stewart says she feels “pretty good” in her own skin, but that hasn’t always been the case.

  • Actors Riley Keough, Sasha Lane, director Andrea Arnold, and Shia Labeouf, from left, pose for photographers during a photo call for the film American Honey at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

    In highlights of Cannes, a hush falls over the festival

    CANNES, France (AP) — Full of booing critics, shouting photographers and interminable standing ovations, the Cannes Film Festival is a non-stop cacophony broken only by the two (or three) -hour reprieve between a movie’s opening and closing credits.

  • Actor Joel Edgerton, actress Ruth Negga, and director Jeff Nichols, from left, pose for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loving at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 16, 2016.(AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

    In Cannes’ hit ‘Loving,’ a humble love overpowers racism

    CANNES, France (AP) — Jeff Nichols, sitting calmly by the beach, was surprised to notice a curious lack of butterflies amid the usually anxiety-ridden premiere experience at the Cannes Film Festival. His film, “Loving,” is about Richard and Mildred Loving, the Virginia couple whose biracial marriage in 1958 led to a landmark Supreme Court decision on marriage equality.