The 70th Cannes Film Festival Jury Announced

With iconic Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar presiding over the Jury for the 70th Festival de Cannes, eight key figures have been selected to help Almodóvar choose from among the films in Competition. The winners will be announced on Sunday May 28th at the Closing Ceremony, following which the Palme d’or will be awarded in the presence of the winning team. This is a jury so strong, about half of them could have been named as president!

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival Jury:

Pedro Almodóvar – President
(Director, Writer, Producer – Spain)

Maren Ade
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer – Germany)

Jessica Chastain
(Actress, Producer – United States)

Fan Bingbing
(Actress, Producer – China)

Agnès Jaoui
(Actress, Screenwriter, Director, Singer – France)

Park Chan-wook
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer – South Korea)

Will Smith
(Actor, Producer, Musician – United States)

Paolo Sorrentino
(Director, Screenwriter – Italy)

Gabriel Yared
(Composer – France)

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