Last year Cannes hosted the first Directors' Assembly providing opportunities for directors to come together to network and share their filmmaking experiences with one another. This year the forum returns with two two-hour sessions that will take place at the Croisette Theater on Saturday May 18 and Tuesday May 21st. The session topics are listed below:
Session 1: Independent Directors' Experiences Worldwide
Session 2: The European Crisis and its Consequences on it's Member States Cultural Policies
The Director's Assembly is supported by: David Cronenberg, Stephen Frears, Matteo Garrone, Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Naomi Kawase, Joachim Lafosse, Pablo Larrain, Ken Loach, Sergei Loznitsa, Cristian Mungiu, Yousry Nasrallah, Christian Petzold, Nicolas Philibert, Walter Salles, Bertrand Tavernier, Pablo Trapero, Joachim Trier and Andrei Zviaguintseve.
For more information on and for a detailed schedule, please visit : www.quinzaine-realisateurs.com