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50th Cannes Critics Week announces lineup

By NewsDesk • Published on April 19, 2011

The 50th edition of the Cannes Critics Week announced its lineup on Monday. War is declared by French director Valerie Donzelli will be the opening film of the Critics Week. Why are you crying? by Katia Lewcowicz will be the closing film of the selection.

The Special Session will include screening of Walk Away Renee by Jonathan Caouette (Etats-Unis/France/Belgique) and My Little Princess by Eva Ionesco (France).

Founded in 1962 by the Union of French Film Critics, the Critics Week is the oldest of the Cannes festival sidebars. Each year, a panel of international critics selects around a dozen shorts and features from first and second-time filmmakers to compete in this section.

This year, the event will take place from May12-20, 2011.

The complete lineup:

Feature films

Las Acacias by Giorgelli Pablo (Argentina / Spain)

Hail by Konstantin Bojanov (Bulgaria / France)

17 girls by Delphine Coulin, Coulin Muriel (France)

Sauna on Moon by Zou Peng (China)

The Slut (Hanotenet) by Hagar Ben-Asher (Israel / Germany)

Snowtown (Crimes of Snowtown) by Justin Kurzel (Australia)

Take Shelter by Jeff Nichols (USA)

Short and medium films

Alexis Ivanovitch you are my hero by Gouix Guillaume (France)

Black Moon by Amie Siegel (United States)

Blue by Stephan Kang (New Zealand)

Boy by Topaz Adizes (USA)

Bul-Myul-Ui-Sa-Na-Ie by Moon Byoung-gon (South Korea)

Sunday by Valéry Rosier (Belgium)

In Front of the House by Lee Tae-ho (South Korea)

The inviolabilidad del domicilio be basa en el hombre aparece empunando that an ax la puerta de su casa by Alex Piperno (Uruguay / Argentina)

Junior by Julia Ducournau (France)

Permanencia by Ricardo Alves Júnior (Brazil)

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