Thursday, May 07, 2015

2015 Cannes Camera d'Or Lineup

With the announcement of the Camera d'Or jury came the number of first films that will be considered for this award in the current edition. There are twenty-six (26) films that will be considered by the Camera d'Or jury. Also today's release of the Screenings Guide allows to clearly identify each of the contenders.

Saul Fia (Son of Saul), László Nemes, Hungary

Un Certain Regard
Je Suis Un Soldat (I Am A Soldier), Laurent Larivière, France
Lamb, Yared Zeleke, Ethiopia
Masaan (Fly Away Solo), Neeraj Ghaywan, India
ناهید Nahid, Ida Panahandeh, Iran

Special Screenings
Hayored Lema'Ala (Afterthought), Elad Keidan, Israel and France
Panama, Pavle Vučković, Serbia
Sipur Al Ahava Ve Choshech (A Tale of Love and Darkness), Natalie Portman, USA

Midnight Screenings
오피스 O Piseu (Office), Hong Won-chan, South Korea

Cannes Classics
Depardieu grandeur nature, Richard Melloul, France, 2014
La Légende de la Palme d’or (The Golden Palm's Legend), Alexis Veller, France, 2015 (documentary)
Sembene!, Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman, USA and Senegal, 2015, (documentary)

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
Allende mi abuelo Allende, Marcia Tambutti, Chile and Mexico (documentary)
Les Cowboys (The Cowboys), Thomas Bidegain, France
Efterskalv (The Here After), Magnus von Horn, France, Poland and Sweden
Mustang, Deniz Gamze Ergüven, France, Germany and Turkey
Songs My Brothers Taught Me, Chloé Zhao, USA

Semaine de la Critique
차이나타운 Chainatawoon (Coin Locker Girl - aka Chinatown), Han Jun-hee, South Korea
Dégradé, Arab et Tarazan Nasser, Palestine, France and Qatar
Les Deux amis, Louis Garrel, France
Krisha, Trey Edward Shults, USA
La Tierra y la sombra (Land and Shade), César Augusto Acevedo, Colombia, France, Netherlands, Chile and Brazil
Mediterranea, Jonas Carpignano, Italy, France, USA and Germany
Ni le ciel, ni la terre (The Wakhan Front), Clément Cogitore, France and Belgium
Paulina, Santiago Mitre, Argentina, Brasil and France
Sleeping Giant, Andrew Cividino, Canada
La Vie en grand (Learn by Heart), Mathieu Vadepied, France

Camera d'Or Jury
President: Sabine Azéma, actress, France
Delphine Gleize, director, France
Melvil Poupaud, actor, France
Claude Garnier, AFC, France
Didier Huck, FICAM, France
Yann gonzalez, SRF, France
Bernard Payen, SFCC, France

If you wish to read the list at the official site go here.  There will be links to info for each film soon, as of this moment there are links only for la Quinzaine and la Semaine.

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