The international series festival in Cannes shared details about its fourth edition and the titles selected in its different sections.
Canneseries will return to the Palais des Festivals in Cannes from October 8 to 13, 2021. Ahead of the event, this Tuesday the 21st the festival held a press conference to share new details.
For six days, the international public will be able to enjoy 10 long series, 10 short series, 4 out-of-competition series and many events at Espace Miramar and online.
The selection is defined as “accessible and challenging”, from “exclusive series and popular series”.
Among the 10 series chosen for the Official Competition, the Argentine series Limbo stands out, one of the long-awaited original Latin American series from Star+. Filmed in Buenos Aires and Madrid with talent from both countries, the fiction is created by Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn, and produced by Pampa Films / Gloriamundi Producciones.
The other Spanish-speaking series featured in the program is the Spanish Paraíso, by Movistar+, which will be part of the Cannes Rendez-Vous section.
PRESIDENT OF THE JURY
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. The composition of the jury will be announced shortly.
Dreams of Alice
Limbo… hasta que lo decida
Sad City Girls
France, Czech Republic, Spain
OUT OF COMPETITION
Validé – Season 2 (Opening)
Gomorra – Last season (Closing)
Around The World in 80 Days
France and UK
SHORT SETIES JURY
Aisling Bea – President
VARIETY ICON AWARD
MADAME FIGARO RISING STAR AWARD
KONBINI PRIX DE L’ENGAGEMENT | COMMITMENT AWARD
Screening of La Jeune Fille by l’Hiver (episode 22) followed by a conversation with Samuel Le Bihan (actor) and Delphine Wautier (producer).
Screening episode 1 to 3.
Screening episode one, followed by conversation with Lenny Grosman (director), Robin Conrad and Grégoire Belhoste (authors) and Brieux Férot (producer).
Screening episode one, followed by conversation with Marion Séclin (writer), Moon’a (actress), Niels Rahou (writer and director), Sébastien Folin and Olivier Drouot (producers).
Dolores – La Malédiction du pull-over rouge
Screening episode one, followed by conversation with Julien Seri (director), Julien Guérif (author), Géraldine Levasseur (author, producer) and Fabrice Esptein (lawyer).
Session reserved for students, moderated by Vivien Lejeune.
Exterminez toutes ces brutes
Screening of two episodes followed by a talk with Raoul Peck.
A panel organized in association with the Lab Femmes de Cinéma and moderated by Fabienne Silvestre.
Screening episode one and two.
Screening episode one, followed by conversation with Cyprien Iov and François Descraques.
Les mystères de l’amour
Screening episode one, followed by conversation with actors Philippe Vasseur, Elsa Esnoult, Cathy Andrieu, Xavier Delarue, Carole Dechantre and Tom Schatcht.
Mami Wata: Le mystère d’Iveza
Screening episode one.
Marc Levy & Miguel Courtois
Discussion on the adaptation of the novel All Those Things We Never Said, by Marc Levy, also showrunner and screenwriter of the homonymous series, in the presence of the director and screenwriter Miguel Courtois.
Narvalo – Season 2
Screening of the first two episodes followed by a talk with Matthieu Longatte (author, director) and Samir Decazza (actor).
Orelsan – Montre jamais ça à personne
Screening of the first two episodes followed by a talk with Orelsan and Clément Cotentin.
Screening episode one.