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Earlier today Cannes unveiled the 24 films selected for its annual sidebar, Directors’ Fortnight. Opening this year with Renaud Barret & Florent de la Tullaye’s documentary Benda Bilili!, the line-up is dominated by first-time filmmakers, 11 in all. One American standout is Cam Archer (Wild Tigers I Have Known) who will be screening his latest, Shit Year, starring Ellen Barkin.

Fortnight will take place May 13-23.

Full list of titles below.

Alegria (Joy), directed by Marina Méliande et Felipe Braganca (Brazil)
All Good Children, directed by Alicia Duffy (UK)
Alting bliver godt igen (Everything Will Be Fine), directed by Christoffer Boe (Denmark-Sweden-France)
Año bisiesto, directed by Michael Rowe (Mexico)
Benda Bilili!, directed by Renaud Barret & Florent de la Tullaye (France) (documentary)
La Casa muda (The Silent House), directed by Gustavo Hernandez (Uruguay)
Cleveland vs. Wall Street, directed by Jean-Stéphane Bron (Switzerland – France) (documentary)
“Des Filles en noir,” directed by Jean-Paul Civeyrac (France)
Ha’Meshotet (The Wanderer), directed by Avishai Sivan (Israel)
Illégal, directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse (Belgium-Luxembourg-France)
The Light Thief, directed by Aktan Arym Kubat (Kyrgyzistan)
Little Baby Jesus of Flandr, directed by Gust Vandenberghe (Belgium)
La Mirada invisible (The Invisible Eye), directed by Diego Lerman (Argentina-France-Spain)
Picco, directed by Philip Koch (Germany)
Pieds nus sur les limaces (Lily Sometimes), directed by Fabienne Berthaud (France)
Le Quattro volte, directed by Michelangelo Frammartino (Italy-Germany-Switzerland)
Shit Year, directed by Cam Archer (U.S.)
Somos lo que hay (We Are What We Are), directed by Jorge Michel Grau (Mexico)
Tiger Factory, directed by Woo Ming jin (Malaysia)
Todos vós sodes capitáns, directed by Oliver Laxe (Spain)
Two Gates Of Sleep, directed by Alistair Banks Griffin (U.S.)
Un Poison violent, directed by Katell Quillevéré (France)

Stones In Exile, directed by Stephen Kijak (U.K.) (documentary)
Boxing Gym, directed by Frederik Wiseman (U.S.A.) (documentary)

Cautare (Quest), directed by Ionut Piturescu (Romania)
Ett tyst barn (A Silent Child), directed by Jesper Klevenas (Sweden)
Licht, directed by Andre Schreuders (The Netherlands)
Mary Last Seen, directed by Sean Durkin (U.S.A.)
Petit tailleur, directed by Louis Garrel (France)
Shadows of Silence, directed by Pradeepan Raveendran (France)
Shikasha, directed by Hirabayashi Isamu (Japan)
Tre ore (Trois heures), directed by Annarita Zambrano (Italy)
ZedCrew, directed by Noah Pink (Canada – Zambia)

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