CANNES FESTIVAL | Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart, attached to jury

Last Updated: April 21, 2018By Tags: , ,

The Cannes Festival just announced this year’s jury composition. The members are, Chang Chen (an actor from China), Ava DuVernay (writer, director, producer), filmmaker Robert Guédiguian (“The snows of Kilimandjaro”), Khadja Nin (a songwriter and composer from Burundi), actress Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, and Russian writer-director Andrei Zvyagintsev, whose film “Loveless” and “Leviathan” have won accolades at previous Cannes Festivals.

This year’s jury president is Cate Blanchett.

The jury will present the Palme d’Or along with the main competition’s other prizes at the festival’s closing ceremony on May 19.

The Cannes Festival will take place from 8-19 May, 2018. Ali Naderzad will be there to cover it.