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Cannes Film Festival - The Films of the Official Selection 2021

Cannes has come up with another impressive list of films for its 74th edition, including new titles from Wes Anderson, Paul Verhoeven, Nadav Lapid, Sean Penn and Asghar Farhadi.

Discover the list of selected films In Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition, Midnight Screenings, Cannes Premieres and Special Screenings.. 


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.”