From the Opening Ceremony to the awards ceremony on Sunday, May 18th, both emceed by Monica Bellucci, the Festival will celebrate its 70th edition by initiating brand new tailor-made events and inviting numerous stars and personalities. Sigue leyendo
After the Feature Films Jury presided over by Pedro Almodóvar and the composition of which was revealed on April 25th, discover all the members of the Juries who will award the prizes of the competitive selections of the 70th Festival de Cannes alongside Uma Thurman (Un Certain Regard), Sandrine Kiberlain (Caméra d’or) and Cristian Mungiu (Courts métrages & Cinéfondation). Sigue leyendo
Forty-two new film projects supported by the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles including Joachim Lafosse, Fabrice du Welz, Guillaume Senez (Keeper), Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi (Black) Sigue leyendo
The Festival de Cannes – now in its 70th season (17-28 May) – is delighted to announce that Sandrine Kiberlain will preside the Jury for this year’s Caméra d’or! Accompanied by her jury of industry professionals, the French actress will award a prize to a director’s first work from the Official Selection, the Directors’ Fortnight or the Semaine de la Critique.
Full of joy, freedom and daring, just like Claudia Cardinale dancing on its official poster, the 70th Festival de Cannes (17-28 May) promises a celebration in passionate red and sparkling gold.
She dances, she laughs, she lives! Who better to symbolise the next Festival than Claudia Cardinale, the image of an adventurous actress, independent woman and social activist? Throughout the 12-days festival, the spirit of openness and welcome will infuse the Croisette – as it does every year – with pictures of a world that dares to look itself in the mirror, to stand proud and to speak out. Sigue leyendo
For the 70th Festival de Cannes (17-28 May), Cristian Mungiu will preside the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury, having been a member of Steven Spielberg’s jury in 2013. The director, screenwriter and producer follows in the footsteps of Naomi Kawase, Abderrahmane Sissako, Abbas Kiarostami and Jane Campion.
Responding to the invitation of Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux, the filmmaker said: ‘I am very happy to be able to celebrate the Festival de Cannes 70th anniversary from such a privileged position. I am grateful, honoured and a bit overwhelmed. I am aware of the responsibility that entails being the president of the jury and I hope to be up to the job. I can only tell that I’ll devote myself, body and soul, to this task, that it is both a privilege and a pleasure.’ Sigue leyendo