Cannes Film Festival 2018 Lineup Announced: Spike Lee, Jean-Luc Godard, Jafar Panahi In Competition

Refresh for latest: Folks are settling into the UGC Normandie cinema on the Champs-Elysées here in Paris this morning as Cannes Film Festival chiefs Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux unveil the lineup for next month’s event (list updating below).
This 71st edition of Cannes marks 50 years since the 1968 running was cut short amid civil unrest throughout France, and it’s fair to say there’s a fair amount of unrest surrounding this festival — if not in quite the same way…

Refresh for latest: Folks are settling into the UGC Normandie cinema on the Champs-Elysées here in Paris this morning as Cannes Film Festival chiefs Pierre Lescure and Thierry Fremaux unveil the lineup for next month’s event (list updating below). This 71st edition of Cannes marks 50 years since the 1968 running was cut short amid civil unrest throughout France, and it’s fair to say there’s a fair amount of unrest surrounding this festival — if not in quite the same way…