Cannes Film Festival 2022: Directors’ Fortnight Selection

Directors' Fortnight Selection 2022

by Alexa Dalby

The 54th edition of Director’s Fortnight runs from 18 to 27 May.

The selection include Alex Garland’s Cannes debut Men, the Jessie Buckley-starring movie from the surreal sci-fi master. The film will play as a Special Screening in Cannes before release in the US in May.

Opening the selection will be Pietro Marcello’s Scarlet, and closing will be The Green Perfume by Nicolas Pariser.

Kelly Reichardt will receive this year’s Director’s Fortnight’s honorary Carrosse d’Or honour and will host a masterclass at the festival. The American director will also be in Cannes to premiere her last film, Showing Up, in Competition.

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs/Directors’ Fortnight

FEATURE FILMS

L’ENVOL (Scarlet)

by Pietro Marcello

Opening film

1976

by Manuela Martelli

First feature film

THE DAM (Al-Sadd, Le Barrage)

by Ali Cherri

First feature film

LES ANNÉES SUPER 8 (The Super 8 Years)

by Annie Ernaux & David Ernaux-Briot

First feature film

ASHKAL

by Youssef Chebbi

First feature film

LES CINQ DIABLES (The Five Devils)

by Léa Mysius

DE HUMANI CORPORIS FABRICA

by Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor

LA DÉRIVE DES CONTINENTS (AU SUD) (Continental Drift (South))

by Lionel Baier

EL AGUA (The Water)

by Elena López Riera

First feature film

ENYS MEN

by Mark Jenkin

FALCON LAKE

by Charlotte Le Bon

First feature film

FOGO-FÁTUO (Will-o’-the-Wisp, Feu follet)

by João Pedro Rodrigues

FUNNY PAGES

by Owen Kline

First feature film

GOD’S CREATURES

by Anna Rose Holmer & Saela Davis

LES HARKIS (Harkis)

by Philippe Faucon

MEN

by Alex Garland

Special screnning

LA MONTAGNE (The Mountain)

by Thomas Salvador

PAMFIR

by Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk

First feature film

REVOIR PARIS (Paris Memories)

by Alice Winocour

TAHT ALSHAJRA (Under the Fig Trees, Sous les figues)

by Erige Sehiri

UN BEAU MATIN (One Fine Morning)

by Mia Hansen-Løve

UN VARÓN (A Male)

by Fabian Hernández

First feature film

LE PARFUM VERT (The Green Perfume)

by Nicolas Pariser

Closing film

The last title of the selection will be announced soon, as well as the selection of short and medium-length films.

54TH DIRECTORS’ FORTNIGHT : SHORT FILMS SELECTION

ARIBADA

by Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau & Natalia Escobar

30’ – Germany, Colombia

AS TIME PASSES

by Jamil McGinnis

14’ – United States, Turkey

BEBEN (Tremor, Tremblement)

by Rudolf Fitzgerald-Leonard

15’ – Germany

DES JEUNES FILLES ENTERRENT LEUR VIE

by Maïté Sonnet

33’ – France

HAPPY NEW YEAR, JIM (Bonne année, Jim)

by Andrea Gatopoulos

9’ – Italy

JITTERBUG

by Ayo Akingbade

24’ – UK

MARIA SCHNEIDER, 1983

by Elisabeth Subrin

24’ – France

POTEMKINISTII (The Potemkinists)

by Radu Jude

18’ – Romania

STAGING DEATH

by Jan Soldat

8’ – Germany, Austria

THE SPIRAL (La Spirale)

by María Silvia Esteve

19’ – Argentina

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