Cannes Film Festival: Latest Award Winners

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The Cannes Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

Founded in 1946, the invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival, its 70th anniversary, took place between 17 and 29 May 2017.

The jury president was Pedro Almodóvar, and The Square, directed by Ruben Östlund, won the Palme d’Or.

Full list of all winners of 2017 Cannes Festival:

Palme d’Or: Ruben Östlund – The Square

Gran Prix: Robin Campillo – 120 Beats Per Minute

Jury Prize: Andrey Zvyagintsev – Loveless

Best Director: Sofia Coppola – The Beguiled

Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix – You Were Never Really Here

Best Actress: Diane Kruger – In the Fade

Best Screenplay: Yorgos Lanthimos – The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Lynne Ramsay – You Were Never Really Here

Camera d’Or: Léonor Sérraille – Jeune Femme

Short Film Palme d’Or: Qiu Yang – A Gentle Night

Special 70th Anniversary Award: Nicole Kidman

2017 Un Certain Regard winners:

Un Certain Regard Prize: Mohammad Rasoulof – A Man of Integrity

Best Actress: Jasmine Trinca – Fortunata

Best Poetic Narrative: Mathieu Amalric – Barbara

Best Direction: Taylor Sheridan – Wind River

Jury Prize: Michel Franco – April’s Daughter

2017 International Critics Week winners:

Nespresso Grand Prize: Emmanuel Gras – Makala

France 4 Visionary Award: Fellipe Gamarano Barbosa – Gabriel and the Mountain

Leica Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film: Laura Ferrés – Los Desheredados

Gan Foundation Support for Distribution Award: Fellipe Gamarano Barbosa – Gabriel and the Mountain

SACD Award: Léa Mysius – Ava

Canal+ Award: Aleksandra Terpińska – The Best Fireworks

2017 Director’s Fortnight winners:

Art Cinema Award: Chloé Zhao – The Rider

SACD Award: Claire Denis – Let the Sunshine In, Philippe Garrel – Lover for a Day

Europa Cinemas Label Award: Jonas Carpignano – A Ciambra

Illy Prize for Short Film: Benoit Grimalt – Back to Genoa City

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