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2019 Cannes Film Festival: Balagov, Honoré, Dumont, Annie Silverstein & Monia Chokri in the Un Certain Regard

Kantemir Balagov will be returning to the section that he made waves in with his fascinating debut film (Closeness), Croisette acolytes Bruno Dumont and Christophe Honoré will have a sense of familiarity and female filmmakers Monia Chokri (A Brother’s Life), Danielle Lessovitz (Port Authority) and Annie Silverstein (Bull) will be competing for the Camera d’Or (for Best First Feature) are among the fifteen (not yet complete) selected filmmakers that make up the 2019 edition of the Un Certain Regard section.

“Invisible Life,” Karim Aïnouz
“Beanpole,” Kantemir Balagov
“The Swallows of Kabul,” Zabou Breitman & Eléa Gobé Mévellec
“A Brother’s Life,” Monia Chokri
“The Climb,” Michael Covino
“Joan of Arc,” Bruno Dumont
“A Sun That Never Sets,” Olivier Laxe

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“Room 212,” Christophe Honoré
“Port Authority,” Danielle Lessovitz
“Papicha,” Mounia Meddour
“Adam,” Maryam Touzani
“Zhuo Ren Mi Mi,” Midi Z
“Liberte,” Albert Serra
“Bull,” Annie Silverstein
“Summer of Changsha,” Zu Feng
“Evge,” Nariman Aliev

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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