Director Spike Lee will serve as President of the Jury at the next Cannes Film Festival. The 73rd Cannes Film Festival will take May 12 to 23, 2020.
Cannes Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes)
WHERE: Cannes, France, Europe
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The international Festival de Cannes is one of the world's most widely publicized events and certainly the most important film festival in terms of worldwide impact. "In order to achieve this level of longevity, the Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level. And to this day, this profession of faith constitutes the first article of the Festival regulations.
" -Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate
That was fast. Netflix has acquired Cannes Grand Prix Winner Atlantics directed by Mati Diop and Cannes Critics’ Week Award Winner, the animated film, I Lost My Body directed by Jérémy Clapin.
The South Korean film Parasite directed by Bong Joon-Ho won the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
The Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival headed by Claire Denis awarded the top 2019 Cinéfondation Prize – Premier Prix to Mano A Mano directed by Louise Courvoisier.
Juan Solanas returned to Cannes with Let It Be Law (Que Sea Ley), a powerful, militant documentary revealing the urgent, vital struggle for the recognition of women’s rights.
Sylvester Stallone, returns to Cannes as one of the latest additions to the 72nd Cannes Film Festival with a first look at Rambo V – Last Blood starring Stallone again as John Rambo.
Cambodian director Rithy Panh who debuted his first fiction film, The Rice People, at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 returns this year to preside over the 2019 Caméra d’Or Jury.
Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano’s THE SPECIALS to World Premiere as Last Screening of Cannes Film Festival
The World Premiere of Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano’s new film The Specials, starring Vincent Cassel and Reda Kateb, will be the Last Screening of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes Film Festival announced the Un Certain Regard jury chaired by Lebanese director and actress Nadine Labaki; and the short films and Cinéfondation jury chaired by Claire Denis, French director and screenwriter.
Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD Among New Films Added to Cannes Film Festival 2019
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino is finally ready to go, and will World Premiere in Competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
Provincetown International Film Festival Announces 2019 Lineup + Honors for John Cameron Mitchell and Jillian Bell
The 2019 Provincetown International Film Festival announced the lineup of films, as well as special tributes for writer/director/actor John Cameron Mitchell and actress/producer Jillian Bell .
Actress Cannes Elle Fanning along with directors Yorgos Lanthimos and Paweł Pawlikowski are among the eight distinguished film professionals selected for 2019 Cannes Film Festival Jury.