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Cannes 2017 / Directors’ Fortnight

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I Am Not a Witch: The ordeal of a young African girl set against the tone of satire

I Am Not a Witch: The ordeal of a young African girl set against the tone of satire

CANNES 2017: Rungano Nyoni bewitches the Croisette with her debut feature film, a tragic tale which is portrayed magnificently in which the absurd easily moves us to tears  

28/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

The Directors’ Fortnight Europa Cinemas Label goes to A Ciambra

The Directors’ Fortnight Europa Cinemas Label goes to A Ciambra

CANNES 2017: The second feature by Jonas Carpignano has been crowned as the best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight; Claire Denis and Philippe Garrel also awarded  

26/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight/Awards

The Nothing Factory: A melding of class struggle and musical comedy

The Nothing Factory: A melding of class struggle and musical comedy

CANNES 2017: In a procession of chronological tableaux, Pedro Pinho depicts the vagaries of a battle doomed to failure, waged by the employees of a lift factory  

26/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

Frost: A journey to the end of the war

Frost: A journey to the end of the war

CANNES 2017: Sharunas Bartas returns to Directors’ Fortnight with a dialogue-heavy odyssey through Eastern Europe, into the heart of the interminable war between Russia and the Ukraine  

26/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

The Prince of Nothingwood: A crackpot who makes films in Afghanistan

The Prince of Nothingwood: A crackpot who makes films in Afghanistan

CANNES 2017: French journalist Sonia Kronlund improvises as a director to bring us an almost surreal and utterly invigorating documentary  

25/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

Just to Be Sure: An easygoing comedy about a “reconstituted” family

Just to Be Sure: An easygoing comedy about a “reconstituted” family

CANNES 2017: Carine Tardieu delivers a madcap but tender tale with delectable dialogue and characters, carried by a superb cast  

24/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

Pure Hearts: Two parallel worlds collide

Pure Hearts: Two parallel worlds collide

CANNES 2017: With his first piece, young director Roberto De Paolis observes young people from small working-class suburbs, with the same poetry as Claudio Giovannesi’s films  

23/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc: A daughter of France tries her luck on the X Factor

Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc: A daughter of France tries her luck on the X Factor

CANNES 2017: Bruno Dumont raises a laugh while assaulting our eardrums in this pastoral musical comedy based on a play by Charles Péguy  

23/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

A dilemma in the face of The Intruder

A dilemma in the face of The Intruder

CANNES 2017: Cohesion, rigour and balance are the three pillars of Leonardo Di Costanzo’s second film, offering further proof of skills honed during his career as a documentary filmmaker  

23/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

Alive in France: Abel Ferrara on tour… de France

Alive in France: Abel Ferrara on tour… de France

CANNES 2017: The "King of New York" plays music from his Bad Lieutenant and other films in Paris and Toulouse, in an intoxicating slice of musical autobiography  

22/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Directors’ Fortnight

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