MEDIA Films at Cannes Film Festival 2019
07 May 2019

MEDIA Films at Cannes Film Festival 2019

Cannes Film Festival, 14th to 25th May, will screen twenty films that have been supported by Creative Europe MEDIA funding, across eight categories. The Irish co-production, Vivarium, has been selected to screen as part of Semaine de la Critique. Fantastic Films received €50,000 from MEDIA's Single Project funding scheme in 2014 to develop Vivarium

Attending Cannes? Be sure to visit the MEDIA stand, a handy meeting hub for film professionals attending Marché du Film 14-23 May. MEDIA will also host a number of events with different key topics each day - details here. Every day at 6 pm, film professionals are invited to the MEDIA Meet & Greet networking cocktail! The MEDIA stand is located at Festival International du Film – Village International/Riviera, Pavilion number 118, European Union.  

In Competition

  • Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) by Pedro Almodóvar (Spain)
  • Le Jeune Ahmed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne (Belgium)
  • Sorry We Missed You by Ken Loach (UK)
  • Little Joe by Jessica Hausner (UK, Austria, Germany)
  • The Whistlers by Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania, France, Germany)
  • The Traitor/Il Traditore by Marco Bellochio (Italy)

Un Certain Regard

  • The Swallows of Kabul by Zabou Breitman, Eléa Gobé Mévellec (France)
  • Port Authority by Danielle Lessovitz (France, USA)
  • La Famosa Invasione Degli Irsi in Sicilia by Lorenzo Mattotti (Italy, France)

Out of Competition

  • Diego Maradona by Asif Kapadia (UK)

Semaine de la Critique

  • Vivarium by Lorcan Finnegan (Ireland, Belgium, Denmark)
  • Cendre Noire/Ceniza Negra by Sofía Quirós Ubeda (Costa Rica/Argentina, Chile, France)
  • A White, White Day/Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur by Hlynur Pálmason (Iceland, Denmark, Sweden)

Semaine de la Critique (Short films)

  • Lucía en el limbo by Valentina Maurel (Belgium, France, Costa Rica)

Special Screenings

  • Litigante by Franco Lolli (Columbia, France)

Quinzaine des réalisateurs

  • To Live To Sing/Huo Zhe Change Zhe by Johnny Ma (China/France)
  • The Orphanage by Shahrbanoo Sadat (Denmark, Afghanistan, France)
  • Tlamess by Ala Eddine Slim  (Tunisia, France)

Cannes Classics

  • Forman vs. Forman by Helena Trestikova and Jakub Hejna (Czech Republic, France)
  • La Passione di Anna Magnani by Enrico Cerasuolo (Italy, France).