Cannes Film Festival 2016

2016 Cannes Film Festival poster

Official Cannes Film Festival 2016 poster

The 69th Cannes film festival is taking place from May 11th to May 22nd 2016 in Cannes, France.

flechorangeRead our movie reviews below and check out our Cannes festival blog for exclusive pictures, commentaries and behind-the-scenes.

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL BLOG

CANNES FILM REVIEWS

AWARDS

Here is the list of award winners, including sidebars:

Cannes film festival 2016 Awards

Ken Loach – Cannes film festival 2016 Palme d’Or (c) Moland Fengkov

OFFICIAL COMPETITION

  • Palme d’Or: I, Daniel Blake – Ken Loach
  • Grand Prix: It’s Only The End Of The World – Xavier Dolan
  • Best Director: Cristian Mungui – Graduation & Olivier Assayas – Personal Shopper
  • Best Screenplay: The Salesman – Asghar Fahardi
  • Best Actor: Shahab Hosseini – The Salesman
  • Best Actress: Jaclyn Jose – Ma Rosa
  • Jury Prize: American Honey – Andrea Arnold
  • Caméra d’OrDivines – Houda Benyamina
  • Honorary Palme d’Or: Jean-Pierre Léaud
  • Palme d’or (Short) : Timecode

CERTAIN REGARD

  • Prize of Certain Regard: The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli MäkiJuho Kuosmanen
  • Jury PrizeHarmonium – Kōji Fukada
  • Best Director Prize: Matt Ross – Captain Fantastic
  • Special Jury Prize: The Red Turtle – Michaël Dudok de Wit
  • Best Screenplay: Delphine & Muriel Coulin  – The Stopover

CRITICS WEEK

  • Nespresso Grand Prize: MimosasOliver Laxe
  • France 4
 Visionary Award

: AlbumMehmet Can Mertoglu
  • Leica Cine Discovery Prize for short films


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 Prenjak – Wregas Bhanuteja

DIRECTORS’ FORTNIGHT

  • Art Cinema AwardWolf & SheepShahrbanoo Sadat
  • SACD Prize to a French-language feature film: The Together ProjectSolveig Anspach
  • Europa Cinemas Label: MercenarySacha Wolff
  • Illy Short Prize: Chasse Royal – Lise Akoka, Romane Gueret
  • Special mention: Divines – Houda Benyamina
  • Illy special mention: The BeastMiroslav Sikavica

OUR REVIEWS

  • coming soon …

ABOUT THE 2016 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

  • The Australian director George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) will preside a jury including the American actress Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia), French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, Italian actress Valeria Golino, Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, Canadian actor Donald Sutherland (Hunger Games), French director Arnaud Desplechin, Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes (Son of Saul) and Iranian producer Katayoon Shahabi..
  • Woody Allen’s Cafe Society will be opening the festival.

SELECTION

Here is the full Cannes film festival lineup for 2016:

OFFICIAL COMPETITION

  • Agassi – Park Chan-Wook
  • American Honey – Andrea Arnold
  • Aquarius – Kleber Mendonca Filho
  • Bacalaureat  – Cristian Mungiu
  • Elle  – Paul Verhoeven
  • I, Daniel Blake – Ken Loach
  • It’s Only The End Of The World  – Xavier Dolan
  • Julieta  – Pedro Almodóvar
  • Loving – Jeff Nichols
  • Ma Loute  – Bruno Dumont
  • Ma’Rosa  – Brilliante Mendoza
  • Mal de Pierres  – Nicole Garcia
  • Paterson  – Jim Jarmusch
  • Personal Shopper – Olivier Assayas
  • Rester Vertical – Alain Guiraudie
  • The Salesman – Asghar Farhadi
  • Sieranevada  – Cristi Puiu
  • The Last Face  – Sean Penn
  • The Neon Demon  – Nicolas Winding Refn
  • The Unknown Girl – Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
  • Toni Erdmann  – Maren Ade

CERTAIN REGARD

  • After The Storm – Kore-Eda Hirokazu
  • Apprentice – Boo Junfeng
  • Clash – Mohamed Diab (opening film)
  • Fuchi Bi Tatsu – Fukada Koji
  • Hell or High Water – David Mackenzie
  • Hymyileva Mies – Juho Kuosmanen
  • La Danseuse – Stephanie Di Giusto
  • La Large Noche de Francisco Sanctis – Francisco Marquez & Andrea Testa
  • La Tortue Rouge – Michael Dubok de Wit
  • Me’Ever Laharim Vehagvaot – Eran Kolirin
  • Omar Shakhsiya – Maha Haj
  • Varoonegi – Behnam Behzadi
  • Voir Du Pays – Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin

OUT OF COMPETITION

  • Gok Sung – Na Hong-Jin
  • Money Monster – Jodie Foster
  • The BFG – Steven Spielberg
  • The Nice Guys – Shane Black

MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS

  • A Chad Tragedy – Mahamat-Saleh Aroun
  • Blood Father – Jean-François Richet
  • Gimme Danger – Jim Jarmusch
  • L’Ultima Spiaggia – Thanos Anastopolous and Davide Del Degan
  • The Death of Louis XIV – Albert Serra
  • The Train to Busan – Yeon Sang-Ho

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

  • Chouf – Karim Dridi
  • La Forêt de Quinconces – Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
  • Wrong Elements – Jonathan Littell
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Moland Fengkov

Moland Fengkov

Based in Paris, Moland is a journalist and photographer; He is more particularly responsible for covering the Cannes film festival for Plume Noire, writing movie reviews and taking gorgeous pictures.
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