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Cannes Critics’ Week

While most think of the main slate of the Cannes Film Festival as the be-all, end-all of the lineup, the importance of the various sidebars to the festival’s success cannot be overlooked. And today marked two big updates about the festival’s most popular siders, with the Cannes Critics’ Week setting its 2017 lineup and the Un Certain Regard jury naming a president. The Critics’ Week lineup looks to feature another strong year, with returning participants Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza and first-time filmmaker and “Saturday Night Live” alum Dave McCary bookending the series. Continue reading Cannes Film Festival Announces Its Critics’ Week Selections, Un Certain Regard Jury President at The Playlist.