Roman Polanski’s latest film Based on a True Story (D’après une histoire vraie) along with six other films have been added to the lineup of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
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
Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar will preside over the Jury for the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The jury will be made up of eight key figures from cinema world to judge the films in Competition.
Actress Uma Thurman will preside over the Un Certain Regard Jury at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. The second competition of the Official Selection, the Un Certain Regard program showcases works which offer a unique perspective and aesthetic.
The Cannes Film Festival announced the 2017 Official Selection of short films In Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection.
Cannes Film Festival Unveils 2017 Official Selections – Noah Baumbach, Sofia Coppola, Todd Haynes and More
The Cannes Film Festival unveiled the Official Selection of the 70th edition during the Press Conference held earlier this morning by Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux in Paris. The festival will take place May 17 to 28, 2017.
Actress Sandrine Kiberlain will preside over the Jury for this year’s Caméra d’or at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
5 Greek “works in progress” films have been selected by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival to participate in the “Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes” event which will take place on Tuesday, May 23rd, during the Marché du Film of the 70th Cannes Film Festival
Here it is, the official poster of the 70th Cannes Film Festival featuring “full of joy” Italian film actress Claudia Cardinale.
Romanian Director Cristian Mungiu to Serve as President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury at 2017 Cannes Film Festival
Romanian director, screenwriter and producer Cristian Mungiu will preside over the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury of the upcoming 70th Cannes Film Festival taking place May 17 to 28, 2017.
Director and screenwriter Pedro Almodóvar will be the President of the Jury for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, which begins on May 17th, and will be celebrating its 70th edition.
As the Cannes Film Festival gets ready to celebrate its 70th edition, Pierre Lescure has been unanimously re-elected President of the organizing association.
I, DANIEL BLAKE by British filmmaker Ken Loach, won the 2016 Palme d’or at the Cannes Film Festival.