The Cannes Film Festival is celebrating its 71st year in 2018 with a lineup that is expected to bring directors like Terrence Malick, Lars von Trier, Claire Denis, and David Robert Mitchell back to the Croisette. Rumors have been circulating for weeks as to which films and filmmakers will be heading to Cannes 2018 next month, and the festival is set to make its 71st lineup official this morning.
The Cannes announcement live stream is set to begin at 5am ET on April 12. Cannes will be streaming the broadcast live from its YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter pages. The festival will reveal the titles playing in categories like Competition, Un Certain Regard, and Midnight Screenings.
As previously announced, Cannes will open with the world premiere of Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish-language drama “Everybody Knows,” starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. You can click here for IndieWire’s Cannes 2018 wish list.
The 2018 Cannes Film Festival runs May 8-19. Watch the announcement live stream below. IndieWire will embed more video once it becomes available on Cannes’ official social channels.