Film Babi Yar. Context of Ukrainian director Serhiy Loznytsia enters Cannes Film Festival

Source : 112 Ukraine

The movie will be shown within special screenings
13:29, 4 June 2021


The documentary film of Ukrainian filmmaker Serhiy Loznytsia (Donbass, Maidan, My Joy) has entered the program of special screenings of the 74th Cannes Film Festival. The Festival will take place from July 6 until July 17 as the official website states.

Loznytsia has already won the prize at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2018, the jury noted him with the Certain Regard Award for Best Director. The jury awarded Donbass drama film.

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Moreover, the organizers of the Cannes Film Festival announced the whole program. 24 films will compete:

Opening Film: Annette, Leos Carax (France)
The Story of My Wife, Ildikó Enyedi (Hungary)
Benedetta, Paul Verhoeven (Netherlands)
Bergman Island, Mia-Hansen-Love (France)
Drive My Car, Rysuke Hamaguchi (Japan)
Ha’Berech (Ahed’s Knee), Nadav Lapid (Israel)
Casablanca Beats, Nabil Ayouch (Morocco)
Compartment No. 6, Juho Kuosmanen (Finland)
The Worst Person in the World, Joachim Trier (Norway)
La Fracture, Catherine Corsini (France)
The Restless, Joachim Lafosse (Belgium)
Paris 13th District, Jacques Audiard (France)
Lingui, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (Chad)
Memoria, Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand)
Nitram, Justin Kurzel (Australia)
France, Bruno Dumont (France)
Petrov’s Flu, Kirill Serebrennikov (Russia)
Red Rocket, Sean Baker (USA)
Flag Day, Sean Penn (USA)
The French Dispatch, Wes Anderson (USA)
Titane, Julia Ducournau (France)
Tre Piani, Nanni Moretti (Italy)
Tour S’Est Bien Passe, François Ozon (France)
A Heros, Asghar Farhadi (Iran)

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Moreover, within the Cannes Film Festival, Un Certain Regard and Cannes Premiere will behold.

As we reported, the Stop-Zemlia film by Ukrainian director Kateryna Gornostai won the Crystal Bear award at the 71st Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival.

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