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Xavier Dolan to Lead Un Certain Regard Jury at Cannes 2024

Xavier Dolan, the acclaimed Canadian filmmaker known for his breakout films like “Mommy,” has been appointed President of the Un Certain Regard Jury for the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Dolan expressed his excitement at returning to Cannes in this prestigious role, emphasizing his passion for discovering and celebrating talented filmmakers.

Having made his directorial debut at the young age of 19 with “I Killed My Mother,” Dolan quickly caught the attention of the film industry. His diverse filmography includes works like “Heartbeats,” “Laurence Anyways,” “Tom at the Farm,” and “It’s Only the End of the World,” which have been recognized at major festivals such as Cannes, Venice, and TIFF. Dolan’s films have received critical acclaim and multiple awards, showcasing his unique storytelling and directorial style.

Greta Gerwig is set to preside over the Jury for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, scheduled to take place from May 14 to May 25. The official selections for the festival will be announced on April 11, building anticipation for this prestigious event in the film industry.

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