The 66th Cannes Film Festival has announced its selection

La Lettre AFC n°232

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Less than a month before the beginning of the festivities, the Cannes Film Festival has announced the 66th Official Selection through its President, Gilles Jacob, and Thierry Frémaux, Managing Director, at the usual press conference. Before the release of the announcement of the films chosen by the parallel sections, there are already 11 AFC member directors of photography who were responsible for the cinematography of 12 films in the selection.

Officially in the Competition
- GrisGris, by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, cinematography by Antoine Héberlé, AFC
- Inside Llewyn Davis, by Ethan & Joel Coen, cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel, AFC, ASC
- Jeune et jolie, by François Ozon, cinematography by Pascal Marti, AFC
- Jimmy Picard, by Arnaud Desplechin, cinematography by Stéphane Fontaine, AFC
- Michael Kohlhaas, by Arnaud des Pallières, cinematography by Jeanne Lapoirie, AFC
- The Immigrant, by James Gray, cinematography by Darius Khondji, AFC, ASC
- Un château en Italie, by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, cinematography by Jeanne Lapoirie, AFC
- Zulu, by Jérôme Salle, cinematography by Denis Rouden, AFC (screened at the closing, and out of competition)

And also
- Only Lovers Left Alive, by Jim Jarmusch, cinematography by Yorick Le Saux

In the Un Certain Regard category
- Les Salauds, by Claire Denis, cinematography by Agnès Godard, AFC

And Also
- Grand Central, by Rebecca Zlotowski, cinematography by Georges Lechaptois
- L’Inconnu du lac, by Alain Guiraudie, cinematography by Claire Mathon

Out of Competition
- Le Dernier des injustes, a documentary by Claude Lanzmann, cinematography by Caroline Champetier, AFC

As well as 
- Blood Ties, by Guillaume Canet, cinematography by Christophe Offenstein

Lastly, we would like to mention in the Cannes Classics section
- Le Joli mai, a film by Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme, cinematography by Pierre Lhomme, AFC

And at Le Cinéma de la plage
- Le Grand bleu (The Big Blue), by Luc Besson, cinematography by Carlo Varini, AFC.

  •  Learn more about the 2013 Official Selection on the Cannes Film Festival’s website.

(The photo above in this article shows Thierry Frémaux and Gilles Jacob during the 2013 Press Conference - Photo Clotilde Richalet © FDC)