2017 Cannes Critics’ Week Line-Up Unveiled

After featuring such discoveries as Raw, Mimosas, It Follows, The Tribe, and more in recent years, the Cannes sidebar Critics’ Week have now unveiled their 2017 line-up. Now in their 56th year, the Jury President is Kleber Mendonça Filho, who came to Cannes last year with Aquarius, and he’ll be joined by Niels Schneider, Diana Bustamante Escobar, Hania Mroué and Eric Kohn.

After receiving 1,700 short films and 1,250 feature films, 11 features have been selected, with 6 being first films and 5 being second features, including the closing night film Brigsby Bear, which we reviewed at Sundance. Running from May 18-26, check out the line-up below with a hat tip to Mubi and see more about the films here.

Opening Film

Sicilian Ghost Story (Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza)


La familia (Gustavo Rondon)

Los perros (Marcela Said)

Oh Lucy! (Atsuko Hirayagani)

Gabriel e a montanha (Felipe Gamarano Barbosa)

Ava (Lea Mysius)

Tehran Taboo (Ali Soozandeh
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