Thu. Nov 14th, 2019

Cannes Film Festival Director’s Fortnight Lineup Announced

From left, Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons star in Damian Chazelle's Whiplash
From left, Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons star in Damian Chazelle’s Whiplash

Two Sundance films are making their way to the south of France next month; Jim Mickle’s Cold in July and Damian Chazelle’s Whiplash. The two films will compete in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs during the festival and are eligible for the coveted Caméra d’Or prize.

Created in 1978 to encourage greater recognition of young filmmakers, the Caméra d’Or is awarded to the best first film shown either in the Official Selection (Competition or Un Certain Regard), the Directors’ Fortnight or International Critics’ Week. The Caméra d’Or is presented at the Festival’s closing ceremony by the president of this jury, Agnès Varda. In 2013, the Caméra d’Or is awarded to Anthony Chen for his film Ilo ilo.

Cannes 2014 Directors’ Fortnight lineup

Opening Film
Bande De Files, directed by Céline Sciamma

Closing Film
Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus

Features
Alleluia, directed by Fabrice Du Welz
Catch Me Daddy, directed by Daniel Wolfe
Next To Her, directed by Asaf Korman
Cold In July, directed by Jim Mickle
Fighters, directed by Thomas Cailley
Gett—The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem, directed by Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz
Kaguya-Hime No Monogatari, directed by Isao Takahata
Eat Your Bones, directed by Jean-Charles Hue
A Hard Day, directed by Seong-Hun Kim
National Gallery, directed by Frederick Wiseman
Queen And Country, directed by John Boorman
Refugiado, directed by Diego Lerman
These Final Hours, directed by Zach Hilditch
Tu Dors Nicole, directed by Stéphane Lafleur
Whiplash, directed by Damien Chazelle

Special Screenings
Li’l Quinquin, directed by Bruno Dumont
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, directed by Tobe Hooper (4K restoration)

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