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Cannes 2023 Directors’ Fortnight Announced

As the Cannes Film Festival will be underway in a month from now, the festival announced this year’s Directors’ Fortnight selection, where twenty feature films and ten shots are presented during the festival. Delegate General Julian Rejl presented the line-up, who replaced Paolo Moretti since June.

The Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 17 to 26. Below is the complete lineup of Directors’ Fortnight films:

Directors’ Fortnight 2023 Feature Selection

Abraham’s Valley (Por-Fr-Switz)
Dir. Manoel de Oliveira – SPECIAL SCREENING

The Goldman Case (Fr) OPENING FILM
Dir. Cédric Kahn

Agra (India)
Dir. Kanu Behl

The Other Laurens (Fr)
Dir. Claude Schmitz

Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell * (Viet-Sing-Fr)
Dir. Thien An Pham

Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry (Switz-Ger-Geo)
Dir. Elene Naveriani

Grace *
Dir. Ilya Povolotsky

She is Conann (Bel-Fr-Lux)
Dir. Bertrand Mandico

Creatura (Sp)
Dir. Elena Martín Gimeno

Déserts (Mor-Fr-Ger-Bel)
Dir. Faouzi Bensaïdi

In Flames * (Can-Pak)
Dir. Zarrar Kahn

Légua (Port-Fr-It)
Dir. Filipa Reis & João Miller Guerra

The Book of Solutions (Fr)
Dir. Michel Gondry

Mambar Pierrette
Dir. Rosine Mbakam

Riddle Of Fire * (US)
Dir. Weston Razooli

The Feeling That The Time For Doing Something Has Passed * (US)
Dir. Joanna Arnow

The Sweet East (US)
Dir. Sean Price Williams

A Prince (Fr)
Dir. Pierre Creton

A Song Sung Blue * (China)
Dir. Zihan Geng

In Our Day (S Kor)
Dir. Hong Sangsoo CLOSING FILM

Short Films

The House Is on Fire, Might as Well Get Warm
Dir. Mouloud Aït Liotna 

A Storm Inside
Dir. Clément Pérot

The Birthday Party
Dir. Francesco Sossai

 I Saw the Face of the Devil
Dir. Julia Kowalski

Lemon Tree
Dir. Rachel Walden

Margarethe 89
Dir. Lucas Malbrun

Dir. Maryam Tafakory

Dir. Atsushi Hirai

The Red Sea Make Me Wanna Cry
Dir. Faris Alrjoob

Talking to the River
Dir. Yue Pan

Source: Deadline


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Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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