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2018 Cannes Film Festival Lineup: Spike Lee, Jean-Luc Godard, and More to Compete for Palme d’Or

Cannes kicks off its 71st year by announcing the films competing for the Palme d'Or in 2018.


The 71st Cannes Film Festival has announced its official lineup in a morning press conference. The festival revealed the films in this year’s Competition lineup, as well as in sidebars such as Un Certain Regard, Midnight Section, and Special Screenings.

Read More:  Asghar Farhadi to Open Cannes 2018 With ‘Everybody Knows,’ Starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem

The festival previously announced that the 2018 edition will open with the world premiere of Asghar Farhadi’s “Everybody Knows.” The director’s first Spanish-lanugage drama stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

The official selection for the 2018 Cannes Film Festival is below. Additions will be made in the coming days.

Opening Night Film
“Everybody Knows,” Asghar Farhadi (In Competition)

“At War,” Stéphane Brizé
“Dogman,” Matteo Garrone
“The Picture Book,” Jean-Luc Godard
“Asako I & II,” Ryusuke Hamaguchi
“Sorry Angel,” Christophe Honoré
“Girls of the Sun,” Eva Husson
“Ash Is Purest White,” Jia Zhang-Ke
“Shoplifters,” Kore-Eda Hirokazu
“Capernaum,” Nadine Labaki
“Burning,” Lee Chang-Dong
“BlacKkKlansman,” Spike Lee
“Under the Silver Lake,” David Robert Mitchell
“Three Faces,” Jafar Panahi
“Cold War,” Pawel Pawlikowski
“Lazzaro Felice,” Alice Rohrwacher
“Yomeddine,” A.B Shawky
“Summer,” Kirill Serebrennikov

Un Certain Regard
“Border,” Ali Abbasi
“Sofia,” Meyem Benm’Barek
“Little Tickles,” Andréa Bescond & Eric Métayer
“Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” Bi Gan
“Manto,” Nandita Das
“Sextape,” Antoine Desrosières
“Girl,” Lukas Dhont
“Angel Face,” Vanessa Filho
“Euphoria,” Valeria Golino
“Friend,” Wanuri Kahiu
“My Favorite Fabric,” Gaya Jiji
“The Harvesters,” Etienne Kallos
“In My Room,” Ulrich Köhler
“The Angel,” Luis Ortega
“The Gentle Indifference of the World,” Adilkhan Yerzhanov

Out of Competition
“Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Ron Howard
“Le Grand Bain,” Gilles Lellouche

Special Screenings
“10 Years in Thailand,” Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol & Apichatpong Weerasethakul
“The State Against Mandela and Others,” Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte
“Le Grand Cirque Mystique,” Carlo Diegues
“Dead Souls,” by Wang Bing
“To the Four Winds,” Michel Toesca
“La Traversee,” Romain Goupil
“Pope Francis – A Man of His Word,” Wim Wenders

Midnight Screenings
“Arctic,” Joe Penna
“The Spy Gone North,” Yoon Jong-Bin

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