Céline Sciamma’s LGBTQ+ themed second feature found itself at the centre of a political storm in France.
An eight-year-old girl encounters a young version of her mother in Céline Sciamma’s transportive fable.
This year’s two-part edition will also play host to Daniel Brühl’s directorial debut.
Our favourite new releases from this year, featuring Spike Lee, Chloé Zhao, Josephine Decker and more.
Petite Maman, which has already begun filmed in Paris, stars two eight-year-old leads.
Watch a film, then stick around for a cosy chat with the likes of Céline Sciamma and Mia Hansen-Løve.
By Elena Lazic
The director of Portrait of a Lady on Fire discusses her monument to female artists and their intense gaze.
Céline Sciamma’s 18th-century romance beautifully portrays the hiddenness of same-sex relationships.
By Elena Lazic
The co-stars of Céline Sciamma’s sumptuous period romance discuss the intimate – and political – nature of the film.
By Katie Goh
Céline Sciamma’s sumptuous, quietly radical 18th century love story is one of the year’s very best.
Is there an argument to drop the cover-all term “queer” in favour of something that’s more specific to the subject of a piece of art?
Céline Sciamma, Marielle Heller and Athina Rachel Tsangari are all heading to the capital this October.
Céline Sciamma set Cannes ablaze with the gorgeous period piece.
By Ciara Pitts
From Gentleman Jack to Portrait of a Lady on Fire, TV and film are finding new ways to reflect on lesbian history.
The South Korean director’s social satire takes top honours among a mixed bag of winners at this year’s festival.
A painter falls in love with her subject in Céline Sciamma’s masterfully composed period piece.
Could these be the directors vying for this year’s Palme d’Or?