President Cate gathers Cannes jury before festival begins

8 May 2018

Members of the main jury of the Cannes Film Festival met for the first time yesterday on the eve of the industry gathering. Jury president Cate Blanchett leads a star-studded team which includes actresses Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux. Over the 12-day festival they will see the 21 movies competing for the festival's most prestigious prize. Speaking earlier on Monday, festival director Thierry Fremaux said organisers had made consciously "daring" choices when choosing the line-up.