Films in the running for Cannes' top prize | Inquirer Lifestyle
(From 2ndL) French director Celine Sciamma, French director Agnes Varda, Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett, US director and screenwriter and member of the Feature Film Jury Ava DuVernay, Burundian singer and member of the Feature Film Jury Khadja Nin, French actress and member of the Feature Film Jury Lea Seydoux and US actress and member of the Feature Film Jury Kristen Stewart pose with the General Delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Thierry Fremaux, The President of the CNC Frederique Bredin, French Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen, the President of the Cannes Film Festival Pierre Lescure on the red carpet in protest of the lack of female filmmakers honored throughout the history of the festival at the screening of "Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil)" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2018 in Cannes, southeastern France. - Only 82 films in competition in the official selection have been directed by women since the inception of the Cannes Film Festival whereas 1,645 films in the past 71 years have been directed by men. (Photo by Olivier MORIN / AFP)

Films in the running for Cannes’ top prize