French filmmaker and regular Riviera presence Bertrand Bonello has been set to preside over the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film festival.
The Cinéfondation titles are annually culled from submissions by film school students around the world while the short films ultimately selected will vie for the Short Film Palme d’Or which is awarded at the main prize ceremony.
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Bonello last competed in Cannes with 2014’s Saint Laurent, which was France’s Oscar submission that year. He’s also known for such films as 2011’s controversial brothel-set House Of Tolerance and 2001’s The Pornographer. Since...