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The film I AM AFRAID TO FORGET YOUR FACE directed by Sameh Alaa was named the unanimous winner of the Palme d’or.

In the wake of a new generation of compelling young Egyptian filmmakers featuring in the Official Selection in recent years, this is the first time an Egyptian film has won the Palme d'or for Short Films at the Festival de Cannes. Meanwhile, the film Souad by fellow Egyptian director Ayten Amin was also chosen for the Official Selection 2020.

Discover the other short films in competition and more...

I'm Afraid to Forget Your Face by Sameh Alaa wins the Palme d'or for Short Films at "Cannes 2020 Special"

The Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) Production Safety Task Force has published a comprehensive safety guide for producers as they go back to work titled “COVID Safety Protocols for Producing Independent Productions.”


The Festival de Cannes Official Selection 2020
at the Busan International Film Festival

After Deauville, San Sebastian, Lyon, and Rome, and before the Festival returns to the Croisette at the end of October, the films of the 2020 Official Selection will be presented at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, the largest festival of its kind in Asia.

Discover the list of Cannes films presented at the Busan International Film Festival...