The Cannes Film Festival concluded last evening and Poliss directed by Maiwenn won the jury prize (which is third place.) The film has been picked up Sundance Selects. None of the other films by female directors won any of the big prizes.
Other female winners:
Palme d’Or, short films: ”Cross” (Maryna Vroda)
Actress: Kirsten Dunst (”Melancholia,” Denmark-Sweden-France-Germany)
Full list of winners: Cannes Winners: “Tree of Life” Takes the Palme d’Or