71st Cannes film festival - Certain Regard Prizes-Grains,Sofia,Girl,Donbass,The dead and others won prizes
Un Certain Regard 2018 presented 18 films in competition. 6 of them were first films. The Opening film was DONBASS by Sergei Loznitsa.
Under the presidency of Benicio Del Toro (Puerto Rican-American actor), the Jury was comprised of Annemarie Jacir (Palestinian director and writer), Kantemir Balagov (Russian director), Virginie Ledoyen (French actress) and Julie Huntsinger (American executive director, Telluride Film Festival).
UN CERTAIN REGARD PRIZE
GRÄNS(BORDER) by Ali ABBASI
PRIZE FOR BEST SCREENPLAY
SOFIA by Meryem BENMBAREK
PRIZE FOR BEST PERFORMANCE
Victor POLSTER for GIRL by Lukas DHONT
PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Sergei Loznitsa for DONBASS
JURY SPECIAL PRIZE
CHUVA É CANTORIA NA ALDEIA DOS MORTOS
(The Dead and The Others)
by João SALAVIZA and Renée NADER MESSORA