The short films vying for the Palme d’Or at Cannes unveiled
- 11 films will take part in the short-film competition on the Croisette in September
The names of the 11 short films in the running for the Palme d’Or at the 73rd Cannes Film Festival have just been announced. A total of 3,810 works hailing from 137 different countries were viewed by the selection committee, as against 4,240 last year. Interestingly, five female directors are included in the 2020 Official Selection.
The short-film competition will take place in Cannes in the autumn, in the Palais des Festivals. The actual date of the event, as well as the identities of the jury members, will be revealed shortly.
Short Film Competition
I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face - Sameh Alaa (Egypt/France/Belgium/Qatar)
Blue Fear - Marie Jacotey and Lola Halifa-Legrand (France)
Motorway65 - Evi Kalogiropoulou (Greece)
Sudden Light - Sophie Littman (UK)
Son of Sodom - Theo Montoya (Colombia/Argentina)
Camille, Contactless - Paul Nouhet (France)
The Lamb of God - David Pinheiro Vicente (Portugal/France)
Mountain Cat - Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir (Mongolia/UK)
Benjamin, Benny, Ben - Paul Shkordoff (Canada)
Stéphanie - Leonardo Van Dijl (Belgium)
David - Zachary Woods (USA)
(Translated from French)
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