The lineup brings 16 directors to Cannes for the first time, according to Directors’ Fortnight organizers.
Seven of the films are from France and three from the United States. Those three are Babak Anvari’s “Wounds,” Robert Egger’s “The Lighthouse” and Kirill Mikhanovsky’s “Give Me Liberty.”
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Additional countries represented in the selection include Belgium, Finland, Switzerland, Denmark, China, Japan, the Philippines, Tunisia, Brazil, Argentina and Peru.
“The Staggering Girl,” a short film from “Call Me by Your Name” director Luca Guadagnino, will also screen as part of the sidebar.
Additional short films are listed on the Directors’ Fortnight website.