Cannes 2018 Official Selection

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The chosen films for the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Official Selection have been announced!

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Festival President Pierre Lescure and General Delegate Thierry Frémaux revealed the line-up at a press conference, which was live-streamed on YouTube. More films will be added closer to the festival.

The selection includes films by Jean-Luc Godard, Matteo Garrone, Eva Husson,  Spike Lee and Pawel Pawlikowski.

The 71st Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to run from May 8-19. The line-up is below:


  • Everbody Knows, Asghar Farhadi (opening night)
  • En Guerre (At War), Stéphane Brizé
  • Dogman, Matteo Garrone
  • Le Livre D’image, Jean-Luc Godard
  • Netemo Sametemo (Asako I & Ii), Ryusuke Hamaguchi
  • Plaire Aimer Et Courir Vite (Sorry Angel), Christophe Honoré
  • Les Filles Du Soleil (Girls Of The Sun), Eva Husson
  • Ash Is Purest White, Jia Zhang-Ke
  • Shoplifters, Kore-Eda Hirokazu
  • Capharnaüm (Capernaum), Nadine Labaki
  • Buh-Ning (Burning), Lee Chang-Dong
  • Blackkklansman, Spike Lee
  • Under The Silver Lake, David Robert Mitchell
  • 3 Faces, Jafar Panahi
  • Zimna Wojna (Cold War), Pawel Pawlikowski
  • Lazzaro Felice, Alice Rohrwacher
  • Yomeddine, A.B Shawky
  • Leto (L’été), Kirill Serebrennikov

Out Of Competition

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story, Ron Howard
  • Le Grand Bain, Gilles Lellouche

Un Certain Regard

  • Border, Ali Abassi
  • Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Bi Gan
  • Manto, Nandita Das
  • Girl, Lukas Dhont
  • Gueule D’ange (Angel Face), Vanessa Filho
  • Euphoria, Valeria Golino
  • Rafiki (Friend), Wanuri Kahiu
  • Mon Tissu Préféré (My Favorite Fabric), Gaya Jiji
  • Die Stropers (The Harvesters), Etienne Kallos
  • In My Room, Ulrich Köhler
  • El Angel, Luis Ortega
  • The Gentle Indifference Of The World, Adilkhan Yerzhanov
  • À Genoux Les Gars (Sextape), Antoine Desrosières

Special Screenings

  • Ten Years In Thailand, Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol & Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • The State Against Mandela And The Others, Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte
  • O Grande Circo Místico (Le Grand Cirque Mystique), Carlo Diegues
  • Les Âmes Mortes (Dead Souls), Wang Bing
  • À Tous Vents (To The Four Winds), Michel Toesca
  • La Traversée, Romain Goupil
  • Pope Francis: A Man of His Word, Wim Wenders

Midnight Screenings

  • Arctic, Joe Penna
  • Gongjak (The Spy Gone North), Yoon Jong-Bing


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