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Cannes Film Festival Juries

Jury members for 2021



Prior to the beginning of each event, the Festival de Cannes board of directors appoints four juries who will hold sole responsibility for selecting films from the festival crop which will receive the blessing of a Cannes award. Jurors are chosen from all walks of the international film industry, based on their body of work and respect from their peers. In many cases, jury membership (especially the presidency) is bestowed on a kind of 'lifetime achievement award' basis.

Showing Juries for the

Jury du Festival de Cannes

This jury bestows the awards for films in the Compétition section of the festival.

President
Spike Lee (Director, USA)
Jury Members
Song Kang-ho (Actor, South Korea)
Tahar Rahim (Actor, France)
Kleber Mendonça Filho (Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Brazil)
Mélanie Laurent (Actor, Director, Screenwriter, France)
Mati Diop (Director, Senegal)
Mylène Farmer (Singer, Songwriter, Canada)
Maggie Gyllenhaal (Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Director, USA)
Jessica Hausner (Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Austria)
Kaouther Ben Hania (Director, Writer, Tunisia)
Tuva Novotny (Director, Writer, Actress, Sweden)
Alice Winocour (Director, Writer, France)
Sameh Alaa (Director, Producer, Writer, Egypt)
Carlos Muguiro (Director, Spain)
Nicolas Pariser (Director, Writer, France)


Un Certain Regard Jury

This jury bestows the awards for films in the Un Certain Regard section of the festival.

President
Andrea Arnold (Director, Screenwriter, UK)
Jury Members
Michael Covino (Director, Producer, Actor, USA)
Daniel Burman (Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Argentina)
Elsa Zylberstein (Actress, France)
Mounia Meddour (Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Algeria)


Caméra d'Or Jury

This jury selects the winner of the Caméra d'Or award, for best film from a first-time director in the official selection, International Critics' Week, and Directors' Fortnight sections.

President
Mélanie Thierry (Actress, France)
Jury Members
A full rundown on the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, is available in the book, Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide (7th Edition).
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