Cannes returns this year with an official selection that includes Asghar Farhadi, Nadav Lapid, and more.
The Cannes Film Festival has announced its official selection lineup for the 74th edition. This year four Arab films will compete for Cannes’ Palme d’Or award.
The regional films competing from July 5 to 17, headed by US director Spike Lee are Casablanca Beats by French-Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch, Bonne Mere by Tunisian-French actress Hafsia Herzi, A Hero by Iranian producer Asghar Farhadi and Ahed’s Knee by Nadav Lapid, Israel.
After being forced to cancel the 2020 edition on account of the pandemic, the 74th edition of Cannes returns with a live event.
The live stream can be seen on the Cannes website, as well as on the official Dailymotion, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels.