Cannes 2017 Directors’ Fortnight Lineup Announced!

This morning, the selection of the 49th edition of the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight has just been announced by its director, Edouard Waintrop in a no less than 40-minute presentation made on Thursday. The entries were much lauded in spite of the section being non-competitive. However, members of the  Société des Réalisateurs Français which is charge of organizing the event, do dole out some praises. Included among the many entries is The Florida Project by Tangerine‘s Sean Baker.

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Here’s the full lineup:

Un Beau Soleil Interieur,” by Claire Denis (Opening Night Film)
A Ciambra,” by Jonas Carpignano
Bushwick,” by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott
Patti Cakes,” by Geremy Jasper
Alive in France,” by Abel Ferrara
L’amant d’un Jour,” by Philippe Garrel
Curio Puri,” by Roberto De Paolis
The Florida Project,” by Sean Baker
Frost,” by Sharunas Bartas
I Am Not a Witch,” by Rungano Nyoni
Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc,” by Bruno Dumont
L’intrust,” by Leonardo Di Costanzo
La Defensa del Dragon,” by Natalia Santa
Marlina Si Pembunuh Dalam Empat Babak,” by Mouly Surya
Mobile Homes,” by Vladimir de Fontenay
Nothingwood,” by Sonia Kronlund
Ôtez-moi d’un Doute,” by Carine Tardieu
The Rider,” by Chloé Zhao
West of the Jordan River (Field Diary Revisited),” by Amos Gitai
Ague Mole,” by Laura Goncalves and Alexandra Ramires
La Bouche,” by Camilo Restrepo
Copa-Loca,” by Christos Massalas
Creme de Menthe,” by David Philippe Gagné and Jean-Marc E. Roy
Farpões, Baldios,” by Marta Mateus
Min Borda,” by Niki Lindroth von Bahr

The 70th Cannes Film Festival will be held from May 17-18. Here’s hoping that we see  these entries in a cinema near us soon.

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