Directors' Fortnight

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Directors' Fortnight
(French: Quinzaine des Réalisateurs)
LocationThéâtre Croisette, J. W. Marriott, Cannes, France
Founded1969
LanguageFrench, English
Website quinzaine-realisateurs.com

The Directors' Fortnight (French : Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) is an independent selection of the Cannes Film Festival. It was started in 1969 by the French Directors Guild after the events of May 1968 resulted in cancellation of the Cannes festival as an act of solidarity with striking workers. [1]

Contents

The Directors' Fortnight showcases a programme of shorts and feature films and documentaries worldwide.

Artistic directors

Programming is overseen by an artistic director. The current artistic director is Paolo Moretti who has programmed Director's Fortnight since 2018. [2]

Awards

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References

  1. Peter Bradshaw (May 14, 2007). "Radicalism at Cannes? It's unlikely". Guardian Unlimited . Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  2. Kohn, Eric (16 May 2012). "CANNES INTERVIEW: 10 Things You Should Know About New Directors Fortnight Artistic Director Edouard Waintrop" . Retrieved 22 April 2016.

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