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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 (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member 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 served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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