Cannes 2018 line-up announced, includes new Spike Lee and Jean-Luc Godard movies

The 71st edition of the annual film festival 

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 12 April 2018 11:16

The line-up for the 71st Cannes Film Festival has been announced, acclaimed directors Spike Lee, Jean-Luc Godard, and David Mitchell Roberts all having films in competition.

Thierry Fremaux, the artistic director behind the festival, revealed the details during a press conference in Paris.

Asgar Farhadi’s Spanish-language drama Everybody Knows - starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem - will open the festival on 8 May.

As previously announced, Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story will premiere at Cannes, over a week before reaching cinemas worldwide.


Everybody Knows by Asghar Farhadi

At War by Stephane Brize

Dogman by Matteo Garrone

Le Livre d’image by Jean-Luc Godard

Asako I & II by Ryusuke Hamaguchi

Sorry Angel by Christophe Honore

Girls of the Sun by Eva Husson

Ash is Purest White by Jia Zhangke

Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Burning by Lee Chang-dong

Capernaum by Nadine Labaki

Blackkklansman by Spike Lee

Under the Silver Lake by David Robert Mitchell

Three Faces by Jafar Panahi

Cold War by Pawel Pawlikowski

Happy as Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher

Yomeddine by A.B. Shawky

Summer by Kiril Serebrennikov

Out of Competition

Solo: A Star Wars Story, Ron Howard

Le Grand Bain, Gilles Lellouche

Un Certain Regard

Border by Ali Abbasi

Sofia by Benm’ Barek

Little Tickles by Andrea Bescond and Eric Metayer

Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Bi Gan

Manto by Nandita Das

Sextape by Antoine Desrosieres

Girl by Lukas Dhont

Angel Face by Vanessa Filho

Euphoria by Valeria Golino

Friend by Wanuri Kahiu

My Favorite Fabric by Gaya Jiji

The Harvesters by Etienne Kallos

In My Room by Ulrich Kohler

El Angel by Luis Ortega

The Gentle Indifference of the World by Adilkhan Yerzhanov

Midnight Screenings

Gongjak (The Spy Gone North), Yoon Jong-Bin

Arctic, Joe Penna

Special Screenings

Pope Francis – A Man of His Word, Wim Wenders

The State Against Mandela and the Others, Nicolas Champeaux and Gilles Porte

La Traversee, Romain Goupil

To the Four Winds, Michel Toesca

Les Ames Mortes (Dead Souls), Wang Bing

O Grande Circo Mistico (Le Grand Cirque Mystique), Carlo Diegues

10 Years in Thailand, Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Sriphol and Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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