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Cannes 2016: Shorts, Cinéfondation titles revealed

13 April 2016 5:49 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Naomi Kawase to head the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury.

With the Official Selection of features for the 69th Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22) set to be revealed tomorrow (April 14), the line-up of Short Films has been unveiled in advance.

This year the Selection Committee received 5,008 short films – 458 more than in 2015.

Ten films will compete for the Short Film Palme d’Or, to be awarded by Japanese director Naomi Kawase, president of the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury, at the festival’s awards ceremony on May 22.

The titles are mostly from Europe and Latin America, with one from Asia and one from Africa.

Short Films Competition

La Laine Sur Le Dos

Lofti Achour (Tunisia, France)


Sara Dunlop (UK)


Juanjo Gimenez (Spain)


Raymund Gutierrez (Philippines)

Mother (Madre)

Simón Mesa Soto (Colombia)

The Girl who Danced with the Devil (A Moça Que Dançou Com O Diabo)

João Paulo Miranda Maria (Brazil)

Après Suzanne

Félix Moati (France »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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