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CANNES 2018 Critics’ Week / Jury

Joachim Trier to chair the Critics’ Week jury

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- The Cannes jury set to be presided over by the Norwegian filmmaker also includes Chloë Sevigny, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Eva Sangiorgi and Augustin Trapenard

Joachim Trier to chair the Critics’ Week jury
Director Joachim Trier

The jury tasked with handing out the Grand Prize in the 57th Critics’ Week, which will unspool from 9-17 May 2018 as part of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, will be chaired by Norwegian director Joachim Trier (Reprise [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Joachim Trier
interview: Karin Julsrud
film profile
]
Oslo, August 31st [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
Louder Than Bombs [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
Thelma [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Eili Harboe
interview: Joachim Trier
film profile
]
), who follows in the footsteps of previous presidents Lee Chang-dongBertrand BonelloMiguel GomesAndrea Arnold, the late Ronit ElkabetzValérie Donzelli and Kleber Mendonça Filho.

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Trier will be flanked by US actress-director Chloë Sevigny, Argentinian thesp Nahuel Pérez Biscayart (César Award for Best Actor in 2018 for BPM (Beats Per Minute) [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Arnaud Valois
interview: Robin Campillo
film profile
]
, Italy’s Eva Sangiorgi (the new head of the Viennale) and French culture journalist Augustin Trapenard

The jury will also hand out the Discovery Prize, which will single out one of the ten short films in the running and, for the first time, the Rising Star Award, which will go to an actor or actress in one of the features presented in competition. 

The selection of the 2018 Critics’ Week will be revealed online on 16 April.

(Translated from French)

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