Friday, 20 April 2018•
Asia Pacific cinema at Cannes Film Festival
Set to open on 8 May, the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival features a powerful line-up of Asia Pacific cinema. From directors to editors, cinematographers to producers, we are thrilled to see a diverse range of our veteran and up-and-coming APSA Academy members represented both in and out of competition. APSA extends our congratulations to all selected.
Below are some of the highly-anticipated titles to show at Cannes:
Everybody Knows (Asghar Farhadi)
Ash Is Purest White (Jia Zhangke)
Stars APSA Academy Member Liao Fan – Nominated Best Performance by an Actor (2014) and APSA Academy Member Feng Xiaogang winner of Achievement in Directing (2016) and Best Feature Film (2010) . Produced by APSA Academy Member Ren Zhonglun winner of Best Feature Film (2010).
At War (Stéphane Brizé)
Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski)
Dogman (Matteo Garrone)
Girls of the Sun (Eva Husson)
Produced by APSA Academy Member Didar Domehri – Nominated Best Children’s Feature Film (2011), starring APSA Academy Member Golshifteh Farahani – Nominated Best Performance by an Actress (2009 & 2013). Co-Produced by APSA Academy Member Vladimer Katcharava, winner of Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO (2017) and Recipient of MPA APSA Academy Film Fund (2017).
The Image Book (Jean-Luc Godard)
Lazzaro Felice (Alice Rohrwacher)
Shoplifters (Kore-Eda Hirokazu)
APSA Academy Member. Nominated for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay (2017), Achievement in Directing and Best Feature (2013), Best Children’s Feature Film (2012).
Sorry Angel (Christophe Honoré)
Under the Silver Lake (David Robert Mitchell)
Yomeddine (A.B. Shawky)
Produced by APSA Academy Member Mohamed Hefzy – winner Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO 2015.
UN CERTAIN REGARD
Angel Face (Vanessa Filho)
Border (Ali Abbasi)
El Angel (Luis Ortega)
Euphoria (Valeria Golino)
Friend (Wanuri Kahiu)
Girl (Lukas Dhont)
The Harvesters (Etienne Kallos)
In My Room (Ulrich Köhler)
Little Tickles (Andréa Bescond & Eric Métayer)
Sextape AKA On Your Knees, Guys (Antoine Desrosières)
Sofia (Meyem Benm’Barek)
OUT OF COMPETITION
Le Grand Bain (Gilles Lellouche)
Arctic (Joe Penna)
Dead Souls (Wang Bing)
La Traversée (Romain Goupil)
O Grande Circo Místico (Carlo Diegues)
Pope Francis – A Man of His Word (Wim Wenders)
The State Against Mandela and the Others (Nicolas Champeaux & Gilles Porte)
To the Four Winds (Michel Toesca)