Cannes Film Festival on Kanopy
The 75th annual Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to take place in Cannes, France from May 17th – May 28th. The Kanopy movie streaming database is celebrating the festival by highlighting films that have been featured at Cannes in the past. They have divided the films into categories such as Recent Selections, Contemporary Film, Palme d’Or Winners, and more. The following are a sample of the films that are available on Kanopy and the descriptions are from the database.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Nominated for Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language at the Golden Globes. Winner of Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival.
Winner of Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Film at the Academy Awards. Winner of Best Foreign Motion Picture – Foreign Language at the Golden Globe Awards. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Lighthouse (2019)
Two lighthouse keepers (Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe) fight each other for survival and sanity on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind horror masterpiece The Witch.
Nominated for an Academy Award. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival.