20 MEDIA-funded films join Cannes 2019

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival takes places from 14 to 25 May with 20 Creative Europe-backed films screening as part of the official selection. They are:

In Competition

  • Pain and Glory/Dolor y gloria by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain)
  • Sorry We Missed You by Ken Loach (UK)
  • Little Joe by Jessica Hausner (UK/Austria/Germany)
  • The Whistlers/La Gomera by Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania/France/Germany)
  • The Traitor/Il Traditore by Marco Bellochio (Italy)
  • La Jeune Ahmed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne (Belgium)

Un certain Regard

  • The Swallows of Kabul/Les Hirondelles de Kaboul by Zabou Breitman, Eléa Gobé Mévellec (France)
  • Port Authority by Danielle Lessovitz (France/USA)
  • La famosa invasione degli orsi in Sicilia by Lorenzo Mattotti (Italy, France)

Out of competition

  • Diego Maradona by Asif Kapadia (UK)

Semaine de la Critique

  • Cendre Noire/Ceniza Negra by Sofía Quirós Ubeda (Costa Rica/Argentina/Chile/France)
  • A White, White Day/Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur by Hlynur Pálmason (Iceland/Denmark/Sweden)
  • Vivarium by Lorcan Finnegan (Ireland/Belgium/Denmark)

Semaine de la Critique (Short films)

  • Lucía en el limbo by Valentina Maurel (Belgium/France/Costa Rica)

Special Screenings

  •  Litigante by Franco Lolli (Columbia/France)

Quinzaine des réalisateurs

  • To Live To Sing/Huo Zhe Change Zhe by Johnny Ma (China/France)
  • The Orphanage by Shahrbanoo Sadat (Denmark/Afghanistan/France)
  • Tlamess by Ala Eddine Slim  (Tunisia/France)

Cannes Classics

  • Forman vs. Forman by Helena Trestikova and Jakub Hejna (Czech Republic/France)
  • The Passion of Anna Magnani/La Passione di Anna Magnani by Enrico Cerasuolo (Italy/France

Find out more on the official Cannes website