Quinzaine des réalisateurs - Festival de Cannes - Directors' Fortnight (1969-2018)

Created by the French Directors Guild in the wake of the events of May ’68, la Quinzaine des réalisateurs (the Directors’ Fortnight) is an independent section held during the Cannes Film Festival.

Striving to be eclectic and receptive to all forms of cinematic expression, la Quinzaine des réalisateurs pays particular attention to the annual production of fiction features, short films and documentaries, to the emergence of independent fringe filmmaking, and even to contemporary popular genres, provided these films are the expression of an individual talent and an original directorial style.

La Quinzaine des réalisateurs is a non-competitive sidebar, but partners of the Société des Réalisateurs Français, the French directors’ group that organizes the event, do attribute honors. First films showing…

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  • The Trouble with You
  • Climax
  • Lucia's Grace
  • Birds of Passage
  • Petra
  • To the Ends of the Earth
  • Samouni Road
  • Los Silencios
  • Treat Me Like Fire
  • The Load
  • The World Is Yours
  • Mandy
  • Dear Son
  • Leave No Trace
  • Buy Me a Gun
  • Amin
  • The Snatch Thief
  • Carmen and Lola
  • Mirai
  • The Pluto Moment
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • Lover for a Day
  • The Rider
  • A Ciambra
  • The Nothing Factory
  • Alive in France
  • Bushwick
  • Pure Hearts
  • The Florida Project
  • Frost
  • I Am Not a Witch
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc
  • The Intruder
  • The Dragon Defense
  • Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
  • Mobile Homes
  • The Prince of Nothingwood
  • Just to Be Sure
  • Patti Cake$
  • West of the Jordan River
  • Sweet Dreams
  • Neruda
  • After Love
  • Like Crazy
  • Endless Poetry
  • French Tour
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • Mean Dreams
  • Raman Raghav 2.0
  • The Lives of Thérèse
  • Wolf and Sheep
  • Fiore
  • The Together Project
  • Two Lovers and a Bear
  • Mercenary
  • Risk
  • Divines
  • Dog Eat Dog
  • A Perfect Day
  • Beyond My Grandfather Allende
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 3, The Enchanted One
  • Dope
  • The Here After
  • Embrace of the Serpent
  • Fatima
  • Green Room
  • In the Shadow of Women
  • The Brand New Testament
  • Les Cowboys
  • Much Loved
  • Mustang
  • Peace to Us in Our Dreams
  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me
  • My Golden Days
  • Alléluia
  • Next to Her
  • Girlhood
  • Catch Me Daddy
  • Cold in July
  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • A Hard Day
  • Love at First Fight
  • Eat Your Bones
  • National Gallery
  • Pride
  • Queen & Country
  • Refugiado
  • These Final Hours
  • You're Sleeping Nicole
  • Whiplash
  • A Strange Course Of Events
  • After the Light
  • Blue Ruin
  • The Summer of Flying Fish
  • Henri
  • Ilo Ilo
  • Stop-Over