David Jenkins


Cannes Film Festival 2024: the full line-up

Yorgos Lanthimos, David Cronenberg and Francis Ford Coppola roll out for France's premiere film jamboree.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… the day where two older people sat behind a little table on a stage and serve up the delectable morsels of world cinema that we’re all set to enjoy in the coming months. Film festivals have so far this year not exactly bathed themselves in glory, with issues of censorship and political suppression present at both Sundance and Berlin. But can Cannes take up the mantle and offer up a truly open and free festival, where filmmakers are able to present their work without fear of violent rebuttal?

We already know that George Miller’s new addition to his Mad Max saga, Furiosa, will be in attendance, and that Kevin Costner will be sidling into down with the first (three hour) segment of his Horizon opus. But elsewhere the line-up offers the usual high, high levels of anticipation and excitement, and alongside new films from Yorgos Lanthimos (Kinds of Kindness), Francis Ford Coppola (Megaplopolis), Leos Carax (C’est Pas Moi) and David Cronenberg (The Shrouds), we’re really excited to see Rungano Nyoni’s follow-up to I am Not a Witch (On Becoming a Guinea Fowl), Payal Kapadia’s follow-up to The Night of Knowing Nothing (All We Imagine as Light) and the new film by Portuguese maestro Miguel Gomes (Grand Tour). So here’s everything we have so far…

Special Screenings

La Belle de Gaza by Yolande Zauberman
Apprendre by Claire Simon
The Invasion by Sergei Loznitsa
Ernest Cole, Lost and Found by Raoul Peck
Le Fil – Daniel Auteuil

Cannes Prémiere

C’est Pas Moi by Leos Carax
Miséricorde by Alain Guiraudie
Everybody Loves Touda by Nabil Ayouch
The Matching Bang by Emmanuel Courcol
Rendez-vous Avec Pol Pot by Rithy Panh
Le Roman De Jim by Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-marie Larrieu

Midnight Screenings

Twilight of the Warrior Walled in by Soi Cheang
I, the Executioner by Seung Wan Ryoo

Out of Competition

Furiosa: a Mad Max Saga by George Miller
Horizon, an American Saga by Kevin Costner
She’s Got No Name by Chan Peter Ho-sun
Rumours by Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson, Guy Maddin
The Surfer by Lorcan Finnegan
The Balconettes by Noémie Merlant

Un Certain Regard

Norah by Tawfik Alzaidi
The Shameless by Konstantin Bojanov
Le Royaume by Julien Colonna (First Film)
Vingt Dieux! By Louise Courvoisier
Who Let the Dog Bite? By Lætitia Dosch (First Film)
Black Dog by Guan Hu
The Village Next to Paradise by Mo Harawe
September Says by Ariane Labed
L’histoire De Souleymane by Boris Lojkine
The Damned by Roberto Minervini
On Becoming a Guinea Fowl by Rungano Nyoni
My Sunshine by Hiroshi Okuyama
Santosh by Sandhya Suri
Viet and Nam by Truong Minh Quý
Armand by Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel


The Apprentice by Ali Abbasi
Motel Destino by Karim aïnouz
Bird by Andrea Arnold
Emilia Perez by Jacques Audiard
Anora by Sean Baker
Megalopolis by Francis Ford Coppola
The Shrouds by David Cronenberg
The Substance by Coralie Fargeat
Grand Tour by Miguel Gomes
Marcello Mio by Christophe Honoré
Caught by the Tides by Jia Zhang-ke
All We Imagine as Light by Payal Kapadia
Kinds of Kindness by Yórgos Lánthimos
L’amour Ouf by Gilles Lellouche
Wild Diamond by Agathe Riedinger
Oh Canada by Paul Schrader
Limonov – the Ballad by Kirill Serebrennikov
Parthenope by Paolo Sorrentino
The Girl With the Needle by Magnus Von Horn

Opening film

The Second Act by Quentin Dupieux

The 2024 Cannes Film Festival stars on 14 May

Published 11 Apr 2024

Tags: Ali Abbasi Christophe Honoré David Cronenberg Francis Ford Coppola George Miller Jacques Audiard Jia Zhang-ke Karim Aïnouz Kirill Serebrennikov Leos Carax Miguel Gomes Paolo Sorrentino Paul Schrader Payal Kapadia Roberto Minervini Sean Baker Yorgos Lanthimos

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