Cannes Film Festival 2024: The Official Selection for the 77th Edition Is Here

by | Apr 29, 2024 | Art

The 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival has revealed its official selections.

FILM & TV: This year, the 77th Cannes Film Festival is being held from May 14th to May 25th, 2024, with French actress Camille Cottin hosting both the opening and closing ceremonies and Greta Gerwig serving as chair of the film festival’s jury. Recently, the Cannes Film Festival revealed its much-anticipated list of official selections. The films selected were helmed by a few big names in cinema, including Jacques Audiard, Francis Ford Coppola, and Gilles Lelouche, along with the new comedy “The Second Act” by Quentin Dupieux, which was chosen to open the festival.

In case you missed it, find the Cannes Film Festival’s official film selections below.

In competition

  • Opening film: “The Second Act” by Quentin Dupieux
  • “The Apprentice” by Ali Abbasi
  • “Motel Destino” by Karim Aïnouz
  • “Bird” by Andrea Arnold
  • “Emilia Perez” by Jacques Audiard
  • “Anora” by Sean Baker
  • “Megalopolis” by Francis Ford Coppola
  • “The Shrouds” by David Cronenberg
  • “The Substance” by Coralie Fargeat
  • “Grand Tour” by Miguel Gomes
  • “Marcello Mio” by Christophe Honoré
  • “Caught By the Tides” by Jia Zhang-Ke
  • “All we imagine as light” by Payal Kapadia
  • “Kinds of Kindness” by Yorgos Lanthimos
  • “L’Amour Ouf” by Gilles Lelouche
  • “Rough Diamond” by Agathe Riedinger
  • “Oh, Canada” by Paul Schrader
  • “Liminov” by Kirill Serebrennikov
  • “Parthenope” by Paolo Sorrentino
  • “The Girl With The Needle” by Magnus Von Horn

Un certain regard

  • Norah” by Tawfik Alzaidi
  • “The Shamless” by Konstantin Bojanov
  • “The Kingdom” by Julien Colonna
  • “Twenty Gods!” by Louise Courvoisier
  • “The Trial of the Dog” by Lætitia Dosch
  • “Black Dog” by Guan Hu
  • “The Village Next To Paradise” by Mo Harawe
  • “September says” by Ariane Labed
  • “The Story of Souleymane
  • “The Damned” by Roberto Minervini
  • “On Becoming a Guinea Fowl” by Rungano Nyoni
  • “My Sunshine” by Hiroshi Yokoyama
  • “Santosh” by Sandhya Suri
  • “Viet and nam” by Truong Minh Quý
  • “Armand” by Halfdan Ullmann Tondel (first film)

Out of competition

  • Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga by George Miller
  • “Horizon, An American Saga” by Kevin Costner
  • “Shes got no name” by Peter Chan
  • “Rumor” by Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson

Midnight Screenings

  • “Twilight of the Warriors: Walled In” by Soi Cheang
  • “I, The Executioner” by Seung Wan Ryoo
  • “The Surfer” by Lorcan Finnegan
  • “Women on the Balcony” by Noémie Merlant

Cannes Premiere

  • “Mercy” by Alain Guiraudie
  • “It’s not me” by Léos Carax
  • “Everybody loves Touda” by Léo Carax
  • “In fanfare” by Emmanuel Courcol
  • “Rendezvous with Pol Pot” by Rithy Panh
  • “Le Roman de Jim” by Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu

Special Screenings

  • “The Beauty of Gaza” by Yolande Zoberman
  • “Learn” by Claire Simon
  • “The Invasion” by Sergei Loznitsa
  • “Ernst Cole” by Raoul Peck
  • “The Wire” by Daniel Auteuil


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