Monday, May 04, 2009

2009 Cannes Camera d’Or

Today the fest announced the Camera d’Or jury and here is the also eclectic jury.

Camera d’Or Jury

Roschdy Zem, (actor/director), France - President
Diane Baratier (cinematographer), France
Olivier Chiavassa (Federation of Film Technicians), France
Sandrine Ray (director), France
Charles Tesson (Critics’ Syndicate), France
Edouard Waintrop, (Fribourg Film Festival), Switzerland

This year twenty (20) first films will compete for the Camera D’Or and from what I’ve been recording in each section I believe these are the films. Well the news say 20, but the fest lists 26, so what can I say??

Un Certaine Regard (2)

Einaym Pkuhot (Eyes Wide Open), Haim Tabakman, Israel, 2008 (1st film)
Samson & Delilah, Warwick Thornton, Australia, 2009 (1st film)

Quinzaine (10)

Ajami, Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani, Israel
Amreeka, Cherien Dabis, USA, 2009
Les Beaux Gosses, Riad Sattouf, France, 2008
Daniel y Ana, Michel Franco, México and Spain
Eastern Plays, Kamen Kalev, Bulgary, 2009
La Famille Wolberg, Axelle Ropert, France, 2009
Here, Tzu-Nyen Ho, Singapore, 2009
I Love You Philip Morris, Glen Ficarra and John Requa, USA, 2009
J’ai tué ma mère, Xavier Dolan, Canada, 2009
Karaoke, Chan Fui Chong, Malaysia, 2008

Semaine (9)

Adieu Gary (aka Adieu Gary Cooper), Nassim Amaouche, France, 2009
Hierro, Gabe Ibañez, Spain
Huacho, Alejandro Fernández Almendras, Chile, France and Germany, 2009
Lascars (Round da Way), Albert Pereira-Lazaro & Emmanuel Klotz, France, 2009
Lost Persons Area, Caroline Strubbe, Belgium, 2009
Mal Dia Para Pescar (Bad Day to Go Fishing), Alvaro Brechner, Uruguay and Spain, 2009
Ordinary People, Vladimir Perisic, Serbia and France, 2008
Rien de Personnel, Mathias Gokalp, France
Sirta la gal ba (Whisper with the Wind), Shahram Alidi, Irak, 2009

Special Screenings (5)

Cendres et Sang (Ashes and Blood), Fanny Ardant, France , Portugal and Romania, 2009
No Meu Lugar (Eye of the Storm), Eduardo Valente, Brazil and Portugal, 2009
Panique au Village (A Town Called Panic), Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar, Belgium, 2009
Petition, Zhao Liang, China and France, 2009
Une Vie Toute Neuve (A Brand New Life), Ounie Lecomte, France and South Korea, 2009

To check the list please go here.

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