Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Cinéastes)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Directors' Fortnight

SINCE: 1969

WHERE: Cannes, France


Created in 1969 by the French Directors’ Guild (SRF, Société des Réalisateurs de Films), the Directors’ Fortnight is a parallel selection of the Cannes Film Festival that showcases a wide spectrum of films and highlights the most singular and visionary practices in contemporary cinema.

Historically, the Directors’ Fortnight is a free-spirited and non-competitive selection and it is open also to non-professional spectators who attend the Cannes Film Festival.

Each year, the Directors’ Fortnight selection showcases films without constraints of genre, format, duration or geographical origin.

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Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Cinéastes)