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FEATURE FILM JURY

Zabou Breitman - President

Zabou Breitman has been immersed in theatre and cinema since her childhood. She studied cinema and then attended the Cour Simon school of acting before running away. After a brief stint on television in the 80s, she began her career in the cinema in Elle voit des nains partout!. She then collaborated with great French filmmakers such as Diane Kurys, Henri Verneuil, Philippe Lioret, Pierre Jolivet, Michel Deville, Pierre Schoeller, Nicolas Bedos. While continuing her career as an actress on stage and on screen, she directed various plays for the theatre and in 2001 she directed her first feature film Beautiful Memories which received the César Award for Best First Feature Film. This was followed by The man of my life, Someone I Loved, No and me, the TV show Paris, etc., as well as The Swallows of Kabul, released in theatres last year (Un Certain Regard 2019 Selection).

Amine Bouhafa

Drawing on a solid classical training and inspiration from all musical currents, the Franco-Tunisian composer Amine Bouhafa develops a very personal style that plays on the clichés of orientalism. Awarded with César for Best Original Music in 2014 for the film Timbuktu, he has since signed a number of scores for demanding films such as Beauty and the Dogs (Prize for Best Sound Creation - Un Certain Regard), Un fils or Tu mourras à vingt ans (Prize for Best Original Music at the Odessa Festival 2020). Amine Bouhafa stars in Gagarine (Best Original Music Award at the FIFB 2020 and the Rome Film Festival) and The Man Who Sold His Skin. He is currently working on Patrick Imbert's animated film The Summit of the Gods.

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Sophie Letourneur 

After studying at the École Duperré in Textile Arts and Printing, then at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs - where she made experimental videos, installations, and documentaries - Sophie Letourneur directed her first short film La tête dans le vide in 2004, which won numerous awards, then two medium-length films that were released in theatres: Manue bolonaise (2005) and Roc et canyon (2007). This was followed by Chicks (2010), then The Shady Sailor (2011) which she presented at the Locarno festival - where she took the opportunity to shoot Les coquillettes (2012) - and in which she also acted. She then directed her third feature film Gaby baby doll (2014) then Enormous released this year with Jonathan Cohen and Marina Foïs in the cast.

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Vincent Macaigne 

A graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique in Paris, Vincent Macaigne went to the stage very early and multiplied his free adaptations of the great classics, for which he made a name for himself. In 2001, he appeared for the first time on the big screen in Replay de Catherine Corsini. From short films to feature films, he intensified his collaborations and played in films by Guillaume Brac, Bertrand Bonello and Vincent Mariette. In 2013, he is revealed at the Cannes Film Festival notably thanks to his appearances in Age of Panic, 2 Autumns 3 Winters and The Rendez-Vous of Déjà-Vu for which he will be nominated for the César Award for Most Promising Actor. In 2017, he directs his first feature film Comfort and Consolation in France.

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Nicolas Maury

A graduate of the Conservatoire National d'Art Dramatique de Paris, Nicolas Maury works on stage with great directors. Accustomed to auteur cinema, he shoots under the direction of Patrice Chéreau, Philippe Garrel, Olivier Assayas, Rebecca Zlotowski, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Riad Sattouf and Pascal Bonitzer. Mikael Buch gave him the lead role in his burlesque comedy Let my people go!, which earned him a nomination for the César Award for Most Promising Actor. Yann Gonzalez gave him a role in You and the Night and Knife+Heart. It was with the role of Hervé André-Jezak in the series Call my agent! that he became known to the general public. His first feature film My Best Part was released in October 2020.

SHORT FILM JURY

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Guillaume Senez - President

Guillaume Senez was born in Brussels in 1978. He is the author of several short films, selected in many festivals: La quadrature du cercle (2005), Dans nos veines (2009), selected in Cannes for the Unifrance prize for best short film, U.H.T. (2012), nominated for the Magritte of Belgian cinema, and Mieux que les rois et la gloire (2020). In 2016, he released his first feature film, Keeper. The film was selected in more than 70 festivals around the world (Toronto, Locarno, Rotterdam, Angers - Jury's Grand Prize) and received more than 20 awards, including 3 Magritte du cinéma. His second feature film, Our Struggles, was selected at the International Critics' Week (Cannes 2018). The film won five of the 2019's Magritte Awards (including Best Film and Best Direction).

Noée Abita 

Noée Abita, 20 years old, was revealed by Ava Léa Mysius' first feature film presented at Cannes at The International Critics' Week. She was nominated for the 2018 César Revelations for her performance. The same year, she played the role of Jean-Hugues Anglade's daughter in Gilles Lellouche's Sink or Swim, which was screened out of competition at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. She once again takes on a leading role in Genesis by Philippe Lesage, selected in international competition at the Locarno International Film Festival. She plays alongside Vincent Lacoste in My Days of Glory directed by Antoine de Bary and then with Laetitia Casta in the series Une île by Julien Trousselier, in which she plays the lead role. Slalom, Charlène Favier's first feature film with Jérémie Rénier was released in 2020.

Stéphanie Carreras 

Stéphanie Carreras makes her debut as a producer at Lazennec Tout Court. She moves on to feature films with Marock by Laila Marrakchi, then creates her company Estrella Productions with Philippe Pujo. They produce : On Air by Pierre Pinaud, Rock the kasbah by Laïla Marrakchi, Dumped by Eloïse Lang and to be released, The Rose Maker by Pierre Pinaud. Always on the lookout for new talent, they have just co-produced with Eleanor Coleman the animated short film Navozande, the musician of Reza Riahi, who has a great career in festivals.

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Charlène Favier

A self-taught director, screenwriter and producer, Charlène Favier is an explorer. She grew up between Val d'Isère and Bourg-en-Bresse and now lives between Paris and Marseille. As a child, sport, travel and art in all its forms inhabited her and it was in 2007 in Australia that she made her first documentary. She studied acting at the Jacques Lecoq school in London and acting direction at the Astoria studio in New York. In 2020, her short film Odol gorri is selected for the César Awards and then Slalom, her first feature film, is announced in the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, starring Noée Abita and Jérémie Renier.

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Grégory Fitoussi

Always been passionate by the acting profession, Grégory Fitoussi quickly went through castings and landed a role in 2001 in the series Méditerranée. After having played in many fictions, he obtains a lead role in the series Engrenages. In parallel, he began his international career in Stephen Sommers' blockbuster Rise of the Cobra and played in the series Mr Selfbridge. He also starred in Xavier Durringer's The Conquest (selected at Cannes in 2011), Une nuit by Philippe Lefevre and Big is Beautiful by Charlotte de Turkheim, then in 2013 in World War Z alongside Brad Pitt. Lately, he has appeared in Le bureau des légendes, Beecham house by Gurinder Chadha and La garçonne with Laura Smet.


Winners' list

Crystal Arrow

This award comes with an endowment worth €20,000 for a digital campaign on the France Télévisions website, dedicated to promoting the film as soon as it is released in France.

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila ŽBANIĆ

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp.

Grand Jury Prize

The Whaler Boy

The Whaler Boy

Philipp YURYEV

An adolescent from an isolated village of the Russian Far East discovers love in an adult chat room and dreams of America.

Audience Award

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila ŽBANIĆ

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp.

Award for Best Acting

Natasa STORK

Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Lili HORVÁT

Reality and fantasy intertwine in the head of a woman in love.

Award for Best Acting

The entire family Gabarre Mendoza

Last days of Spring

Last days of Spring

Isabel LAMBERTI

In a shanty town near Madrid, the inhabitants are forced to leave their self-build homes. The different members of the Spanish family Gabarre Mendoza struggle with their lives in transition.

Award for Best Original Soundtrack

Chris ROE
This award comes with an endowment of 1,000 euros from SACEM.

After Love

After Love

Aleem KHAN

When Mary Hussain unexpectedly becomes a widow, she discovers that her late husband has a secret just twenty-one miles across the english channel in Calais.

Award for Best Cinematography

Alexander NANAU

L'Affaire Collective

L'Affaire Collective

Alexander NANAU

Director Alexander Nanau follows investigative journalists at the newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor looking into healthcare corruption connected to the Colectiv nightclub fire.

Best Short Film Award

This prize is awarded in partnership with Transfuge, which offers an advertising package worth €6700 and critical feedback on the film written by the editorial staff.

Special Mention
Dustin by Naïla GUIGUET

Sherbet

Sherbet

Nikola STOJANOVIC

Young Jury Prize

Apples

Apples

Christos NIKOU

An amnesiac man enrolls in a recovery program that prescribed daily tasks to help him build a new identity. He meets Anna, a woman who is also in recovery.

Cineuropa Award

This award comes with a 5,000 euro promotional grant on the Cineuropa website when the film is released.

Shorta

Shorta

Anders ØLHOLM and Frederik Louis HVIID

Talib Ben Hassi (19) dies in police custody, igniting an uncontrollable rage in the ghetto’s youth. Suddenly, two police officers find themselves fair game and must fight to find a way out.

Femme de cinéma Sisley / Les Arcs Award

Agnieszka Holland.


The award "Femme de cinéma Sisley/Les Arcs" is an award committed to the promotion of women who are making today’s European cinema. Its purpose is to increase the media, the professionals and the audience's awareness to the discriminations against women in the cinema industry.

Le Procès de l'herboriste

Le Procès de l'herboriste

Agnieszka HOLLAND

Inspired by the true story of herbalist Jan Mikolasek, who dedicated his life to caring for the sick in spite of the immense obstacles he faced in his private and public life.

Cinema and environmental commitment Award

This prize is awarded in partnership with TV5 Monde and the On est prêt movement.
 

I am Greta

I am Greta

Nathan GROSSMAN

Greta starts a school strike for the climate. In just a few months her strike evolves into a global movement and Greta goes from being a quiet girl with Asperger’s syndrome to a world famous activist.

Programme

Official Competition – feature film
After Love

Aleem KHAN 

Apples

Christos NIKOU 

Cigare au miel

Kamir AÏNOUZ 

L'Affaire Collective

Alexander NANAU 

Last days of Spring

Isabel LAMBERTI 

Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Lili HORVÁT 

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila ŽBANIĆ 

Shorta

Anders ØLHOLM, Frederik Louis HVIID 

The Whaler Boy

Philipp YURYEV 

Vaurien

Peter DOUROUNTZIS 

Official Competition – short film
A Day off

Dmitry RUZHENTSEV 

A la mode

Jean LECOINTRE 

Birdland

Ashgan EL-HAMUS 

Break

Levente KÖLCSEY 

City of Children

Arantxa HERNÁNDEZ BARTHE 

Cosmonaut

Kaspar JANCIS 

De Passant

Pieter COUDYZER 

Dustin

Naïla GUIGUET 

Empty Places

Geoffroy DE CRÉCY 

Favoriten

Martin MONK 

Foreigner

Lucía ALEÑAR IGLESIAS 

History of civilization

Zhannat ALSHANOVA 

Homeless Home

Alberto VÁZQUEZ 

L'effort commercial

Sarah ARNOLD 

Little miss Fate

Joder VON ROTZ 

L’agneau de Dieu

David PINHEIRO VICENTE 

Microcassette - The Smallest Cassette I've Ever Seen

Igor BEZINOVIC, Ivana PIPAL 

No, I Don't Want to Dance!

Andrea VINCIGUERRA 

Play Schengen

Gunhild ENGER 

Ráfagas de vida salvaje

Jorge CANTOS 

Rivages

Sophie RACINE 

School's Out

Jamille VAN WIJNGAARDEN 

Sherbet

Nikola STOJANOVIC 

Soup

Sukhorukova INGA 

Sticker

Georgi UNKOVSKI 

Stuffed

Theo RHYS 

White Goldfish

Raf ROOSENS, Jan ROOSENS 

Focus
Demain

Mélanie LAURENT, Cyril DION 

Douce France

Geoffrey COUANON 

En Quête de Sens

Nathanaël COSTE, Marc DE LA MÉNARDIÈRE 

Hors normes

Olivier NAKACHE, Eric TOLEDANO 

I am Greta

Nathan GROSSMAN 

L'Affaire Collective

Alexander NANAU 

La Belle Verte

Coline SERREAU 

Petite fille

Sébastien LIFSHITZ 

Qu'est-ce qu'on attend ?

Marie-Monique ROBIN 

Sème le vent

Danilo CAPUTO 

Wood

Michaela KIRST, Monica LĂZUREAN-GORGAN, Ebba SINZINGER 

Youth screenings
Calamity, une enfance de Martha Jane Cannary

Rémi CHAYÉ 

Douce France

Geoffrey COUANON 

La Vie de Château

Clémence MADELEINE-PERDRILLAT, Nathaniel H'LIMI 

Le Peuple Loup

Tomm MOORE, Ross STEWART 

Les Ours Gloutons

Alexandra HETMEROVÁ, Kateřina KARHÁNKOVÁ 

Mystère

Denis IMBERT 

School
Clara

Alba PINO 

Day After Day

Sabine EHRL 

F for Freaks

Sabine EHRL 

Guilt

Sabine EHRL 

Millimeterle

Pascal REINMANN 

Morning Person

Özgür ANIL 

Parallaxe

Aline MAGREZ 

Sun Dog

Dorian JESPERS 

The Verdict in the Case of K.

Özgür ANIL 

Summit
After Love

Aleem KHAN 

Cigare au miel

Kamir AÏNOUZ 

Gaza mon amour

Tarzan NASSER, Arab NASSER 

I am Greta

Nathan GROSSMAN 

L'Affaire Collective

Alexander NANAU 

L'Étreinte

Ludovic BERGERY 

L'homme qui a vendu sa peau

Kaouther BEN HANIA 

La Terre des hommes

Naël MARANDIN 

La troisième guerre

GIOVANNI ALOI 

La Vie de Château

Clémence MADELEINE-PERDRILLAT, Nathaniel H'LIMI 

Le Procès de l'herboriste

Agnieszka HOLLAND 

Les graines que l'on sème

Nathan NICHOLOVITCH 

Leur Algérie

Lina SOUALEM 

Louloute

Hubert VIEL 

Petite Sœur

Stéphanie CHUAT, Véronique REYMOND 

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila ŽBANIĆ 

Teddy

Zoran BOUKHERMA, Ludovic BOUKHERMA 

Une histoire à soi

Amandine GAY 

Zaï Zaï Zaï Zaï

François DESAGNAT 

Playtime
Av The Hunt

Emre AKAY 

Gaza mon amour

Tarzan NASSER, Arab NASSER 

Hope

Maria SØDAHL 

I Never Cry

Piotr DOMALEWSKI 

Le Procès de l'herboriste

Agnieszka HOLLAND 

Lovecut

Johanna LIETHA, Iliana ESTAÑOL 

Nightlife

Simon VERHOEVEN 

Sputnik

Egor ABRAMENKO 

Thou Shalt Not Hate

Mauro MANCINI 

Preview
A Good Man

Marie-Castille MENTION-SCHAAR 

C'est toi que j'attendais

Stéphanie PILLONCA 

L'Étreinte

Ludovic BERGERY 

La Terre des hommes

Naël MARANDIN 

Passion simple

Danielle ARBID 

Slalom

Charlène FAVIER 

Soeurs

Yamina BENGUIGUI 

Teddy

Zoran BOUKHERMA, Ludovic BOUKHERMA 

Special screening
L'Enfant

Jean-Pierre et Luc DARDENNE 

Le sens de la fête

Olivier NAKACHE, Eric TOLEDANO 

Slalom

Charlène FAVIER 

Hauteur
Andromeda Galaxy

More RACA 

Charter

Amanda KERNELL 

County lines

Henry BLAKE 

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful

Gero VON BOEHM 

No Hard Feelings

Faraz SHARIAT 

Otac

Srdan GOLUBOVIC 

Punta Sacra

Francesca MAZZOLENI 

Schoolgirls

Pilar PALOMERO 

A Good Man

Marie-Castille MENTION-SCHAAR 

After Love

Aleem KHAN 

Andromeda Galaxy

More RACA 

Apples

Christos NIKOU 

Av The Hunt

Emre AKAY 

C'est toi que j'attendais

Stéphanie PILLONCA 

Charter

Amanda KERNELL 

Cigare au miel

Kamir AÏNOUZ 

County lines

Henry BLAKE 

Demain

Mélanie LAURENT, Cyril DION 

Douce France

Geoffrey COUANON 

En Quête de Sens

Nathanaël COSTE, Marc DE LA MÉNARDIÈRE 

Gaza mon amour

Tarzan NASSER, Arab NASSER 

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful

Gero VON BOEHM 

Hope

Maria SØDAHL 

Hors normes

Olivier NAKACHE, Eric TOLEDANO 

I am Greta

Nathan GROSSMAN 

I Never Cry

Piotr DOMALEWSKI 

L'Affaire Collective

Alexander NANAU 

L'Enfant

Jean-Pierre et Luc DARDENNE 

La Belle Verte

Coline SERREAU 

La Terre des hommes

Naël MARANDIN 

Last days of Spring

Isabel LAMBERTI 

Le Procès de l'herboriste

Agnieszka HOLLAND 

Le sens de la fête

Olivier NAKACHE, Eric TOLEDANO 

Lovecut

Johanna LIETHA, Iliana ESTAÑOL 

Nightlife

Simon VERHOEVEN 

No Hard Feelings

Faraz SHARIAT 

Otac

Srdan GOLUBOVIC 

Petite fille

Sébastien LIFSHITZ 

Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Lili HORVÁT 

Punta Sacra

Francesca MAZZOLENI 

Qu'est-ce qu'on attend ?

Marie-Monique ROBIN 

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila ŽBANIĆ 

Schoolgirls

Pilar PALOMERO 

Sème le vent

Danilo CAPUTO 

Shorta

Anders ØLHOLM, Frederik Louis HVIID 

Slalom

Charlène FAVIER 

Sputnik

Egor ABRAMENKO 

The Whaler Boy

Philipp YURYEV 

Thou Shalt Not Hate

Mauro MANCINI 

Vaurien

Peter DOUROUNTZIS 

Wood

Michaela KIRST, Monica LĂZUREAN-GORGAN, Ebba SINZINGER 

After Love

Aleem KHAN 

Cigare au miel

Kamir AÏNOUZ 

L'Affaire Collective

Alexander NANAU 

L'Étreinte

Ludovic BERGERY 

La Terre des hommes

Naël MARANDIN 

La Vie de Château

Clémence MADELEINE-PERDRILLAT, Nathaniel H'LIMI 

Le Peuple Loup

Tomm MOORE, Ross STEWART 

Le Procès de l'herboriste

Agnieszka HOLLAND 

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila ŽBANIĆ 

Teddy

Zoran BOUKHERMA, Ludovic BOUKHERMA 

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