Cannes Film Festival 2019
May 15-25, 2019 -- The 72nd edition of the annual Cannes Film Festival gets underway on the French Riviera.
This year’s Palme d’Or contenders include acclaimed directors Terrence Malick, Pedro Almodovar and Ken Loach.
A year on from the Cannes red carpet gender equality protest by some of the biggest names in the movie industry, four women directors make the list in 2019 – Mati Diop, Jessica Hausner, Céline Sciamma and Justine Triet.
To date, the festival has hosted 1,645 competition titles from men, but only 82 from women.
- Festival de Cannes (official website)
- 2019 Cannes Film Festival lineup: Terrence Malick, Xavier Dolan, Almodóvar compete for Palme d’Or (IndieWire)
- Cannes 2019: One year after gender parity pledge, female-directed competition titles see small increase (IndieWire)
- Cannes Film Festival 2019 Lineup: Malick, Almodóvar, Dardennes; four women directors In Competition (Deadline)
- May 14-25, 2019: 2019 Cannes Film Festival opens with zombie laughs (NewsAhead)