2018 Cannes Film Festival Official Selection

2018 Cannes Film Festival

The 71st annual Cannes Film Festival is currently being held from 8 to 19 May 2018.

Cate Blanchett the Australian actress has been named as the President of the Jury.

About Cannes – “Canes” is a name of city, situated at French Riviera the coastline of southeast corner of France.


What is the city of Cannes most famous for?
Answer: City known as a host city of the annual Cannes Film Festival, Midem, and Cannes Lions. Cannes Film Festival is reserved to film industry professionals.

Cannes Film Festival Dates: 8 May 2018 – 19 May 2018.

The official list for 2018’s cannes film festival award. In List of 21 selected films competing to famous movies like the Palme d’Or is Cold War, the new film from My Summer of Love and Ida director Pawel Pawlikowski. Here is film list with director name.

  •  Everybody Knows (dir: Asghar Farhadi) – opening film
  •  At War (dir: Stéphane Brizé)
  •  The Wild Pear Tree (dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
  •  Ayka (dir: Sergei Dvortsevoy)
  •  Dogman (dir: Matteo Garrone)
  •  Le Livre d’Image (dir: Jean-Luc Godard)
  •  Knife + Heart (dir: Yann Gonzalez)
  •  Asako I & II (dir: Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
  •  Sorry Angel (dir: Christophe Honoré)
  •  Girls of the Sun (dir: Eva Husson)
  •  Ash Is Purest White (dir: Jia Zhang-Ke)
  •  Shoplifters (dir: Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  •  Capernaum (dir: Nadine Labaki)
  •  Burning (dir: Lee Chang-Dong)
  •  BlacKkKlansman (dir: Spike Lee)
  •  Under the Silver Lake (dir: David Robert Mitchell)
  •  Three Faces (dir: Jafar Panahi)
  •  Cold War (dir: Pawel Pawlikowski)
  •  Lazzaro Felice (dir: Alice Rohrwacher)
  •  Yomeddine (dir: AB Shawky)
  •  Leto (L’Été) (dir: Kirill Serebrennikov)

Special screenings for cannes film festival 2018

  • 10 Years in Thailand (dir: Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol & Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  • The State Against Mandela and the Others (dir: Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte)
  • O Grande Circo Mistico (dir: Carlo Diegues)
  •  Dead Souls (dir: Wang Bing)
  • To the Four Winds (dir: Michel Toesca)
  •  La Traversée (dir: Romain Goupil)
  •  Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (dir: Wim Wenders)
    Closing film
  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (dir: Terry Gilliam)

Reference: Cannes film festival unveils equality charter in push for gender parity
 Wiki 2018 Cannes Film Festival Main competition

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