News // 2018 CANNES UN CERTAIN REGARD JURY ANNOUNCED

The 5-person jury includes 3 women and 2 men.



Though it's not part of the Official Selection portion of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, the Un Certain Regard selections feature 18 films. Six of these films are also competing for the Camera d'or prize.


Actor Benicio Del Toro will serve as the chair of the jury, who will be tasked with announcing the Un Certain Regard winners on Friday, May 18, during the official Closing Ceremony.


Ukraine's Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass will be the Opening film of the Un Certain Regard program, screening on May 9 in the Debussy Theatre.


The jury is as follows:


BENICIO DEL TORO

American, Puerto Rican actor


ANNEMARIE JACIR

Palestinian director, writer


KANTEMIR BALAGOV

Russian director


VIRGINIE LEDOYEN

French actress


JULIE HUNTSINGER

American Executive director of the Telluride Film Festival

© 2018 by Scottie Knollin.

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