Cannes Film Festival 2018: Here Is The Official Selection


The organizers of the 71st Cannes Film Festival announced on Thursday the titles of the films appearing in the official competition. The Cannes Film Festival will take place this year from May 8th to 19th.

Cannes Film Festival Here Is The Official Selection
“Under a silver lake” by David Robert Mitchell | © DR

The curtain is lifted, although there are still some uncertainties. Here are in any case the first films announced in competition and out of competition of the official selection of the 71st Cannes Film Festival chosen among the 1906 feature films on offer. As Thierry Frémaux, general delegate of the film festival pointed out, there are many new names in world cinema and three women directors in competition.

In Competition

“In War” by Stéphane Brizé

“Todos lo saben” by Asghar Farhadi (opening film)

“Dogman” by Matteo Garrone

“The Picture Book” by Jean-Luc Godard

“Asako I and II” by Rysuke Hamaguchi

“Love, love and run fast” Christophe Honoré

“The Girls of the Sun” by Eva Husson

Ash is Purest White by Jia Zhang Ke

Shoplifter by Hirokazu Kore-Eda

Nadine Labaki’s “Capharnaum”

Burning by Lee Chang Dong

“BlacKkKlansman” by Spike Lee

Under the Silver Lake by David Robert Mitchell

“Three Faces” by Iranian Jafar Panahi

Cold War by Pawlikowski

“Lazzaro Felice” by Alice Rohrwacher

“Yomeddine” by AB Shawky

Leto by Kirill Serebrennikov

Out of Competition

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” by Ron Howard

“The Grand Bath” by Gilles Lellouche

Midnight sessions

Joe Penna’s “Arctic”
“Gongjak” by Yoon Jong-Bing

Out of competition

“10 Years in Thailand” by Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol & Apichatpong Weerasethakul
“The State Against Mandela & the Others” by Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte
“O Grande Circo” by Carlo Diegues
“The Dead Souls” by Wang Bing
“To all the winds” by Michel Toesca
“La Traversée” by Romain Goupil
“The Pope François” by Wim Wenders

In some perspective

“Gräns” by Ali Abbasi
“Sofia” by Meyem Benm’Barek
“The Tickling” by Andréa Bescond & Eric Métayer
“Long Day’s Journey into Light” by Bi Gan
“Manto” by Nandita Das
“Girl” by Lukas Dhont
“Gueule Angel “by Vanessa Filho
” Euphoria “by Valeria Golino
” Rafiki “by Wanuri Kahiu
” My Favorite Fabric “by Gaya Jiji
” Die Stropers “by Etienne Kallos
” In My Room “by Ulrich Köhler
” El Angel “by Luis Ortega
“The Gentle Indifference of the World” by Adilkhan Yerzhanov
“On Kneeling Guys” by Antoine Desrosières

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