Cannes Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announced

Since its inception in 1946, The Cannes Film Festival has been the crown jewel of film festivals and has remained critical to the celebration of World Cinema. Last year’s Cannes saw the world premieres of critically acclaimed films such as The Artist, Midnight in Paris, and The Tree of Life, and 2012 looks just as promising. This year, Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom will open the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival, while the late Claude Miller’s final film, Thérése Desqueyroux, will close. Here is the full list of films screening at Cannes this 2012.

Films in Competition:
Moonrise Kingdom (Director Wes Anderson) opening night
De Rouille et d’Os (Director Jacques Audiard)
Holy Motors (Director Leos Carax)
Cosmopolis (Director David Cronenberg)
The Paperboy (Director Lee Daniels)
Killing Them Softly (Director Andrew Dominik)
Reality (Director Matteo Garrone)
Amour (Love) (Director Michael Haneke)
Lawless (Director John Hillcoat)
Da-Reun Na-Ra-e-Suh (In Another Country) (Director Hong Sangsoo)
Do-Nui Mat (The Taste of Money) (Director Im Sang-soo)
Like Someone in Love (Director Abbas Kiarostami)
The Angels’ Share (Director Ken Loach)
V Tumane (In the Fog) (Director Sergei Loznitsa)
Beyond the Hills (Director Cristian Mungiu)
Baad el Mawkeaa (After the Battle) (Director Yousry Nasrallah)
Mud (Director Jeff Nichols)
Vous n’avez encore rien vu (Director Alain Resnais)
Post Tenebras Lux (Director Carlos Reygadas)
On the Road (Sur la Route) (Director Walter Salles)
Paradies: Liebe (Paradise: Love) (Director Ulrich Seidl)
Jagten (The Hunt) (Director Thomas Vinterberg)

Un Certain Regard
Miss Lovely (Director Ashim Ahluwalia)
La Playa (Director Juan Andrés Arango)
Les Chevaux de Dieu (God’s Horses) (Director Nabil Ayouch)
Trois Monde (Director Catherine Corsini)
Antiviral (Director Brandon Cronenberg)
7 Dias en la Habana (Director Benicio Del Toro, Pablo Trapero, Julio Medem, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabio, Gaspard Noé, and Laurent Cantet)
Le Grand Soir (Director Benoit Delépine and Gustave Kervern)
Laurence Anyways (Director Xavier Dolan)
Después de Lucia (Dir. Michel Franco)
Aimer à perdre la raison (Director Joachim Lafosse)
Student (Director Darezhan Omirbayev)
La Pirogue (The Pirogue) (Director Moussa Toure)
Elefante Blanco (White Elephant) (Director Pablo Trapero)
Confession of a Child of the Century (Director Sylvie Verheyde)
Mystery (Director You Le)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Director Benh Zeitlin)

Non-Competitive Films
Thérèse Desqueyroux (Director Claude Miller)
Io e Te (Me and You) (Director Bernardo Bertolucci)
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (Director Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath)
Hemingway & Gellhorn (Director Philip Kaufman)

Midnight Screenings
Dario Argento’s Dracula (Director Dario Argento)
Ai to Makoto (Director Takashi Miike)

65th Birthday
Une journée particulière (Director Gilles Jacob and Samuel Faure)

Special Screenings
Der Müll im Garten Eden (Polluting Paradise) (Director Fatih Akin)
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (Director Laurent Bouzereau)
The Central Park Five (Director Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon)
Les Invisibles (Director Sébastien Lifshitz)
Journal de France (Director Claudine Nougaret and Raymond Depardon)
A Musica Segundo Tom Jobim (Director Nelson Pereira dos Santos)
Villegas (Director Gonzalo Tobal)
Mekong Hotel (Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

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