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THE DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT

MUBI Special

MUBI has partnered with the Director’s Fortnight to give you a cinematic journey through the ages.
To celebrate the Director’s Fortnight fiftieth birthday (born after the famous cancellation of the festival in May 1968, in support with the student protests’ in Paris), we have concocted a curation of the best films to have been selected by this visionary section of the Cannes Film Festival, from the 1960s and the classics of yesterday to the talent of tomorrow with cutting edge contemporary cinema.
Joyeux Anniversaire to the Quinzaine!

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun

Djibril Diop Mambéty Senegal, 1999

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The final film from the seminal Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty (Touki Bouki), this fleeting portrait of a girl in Dakar is yet another humanist triumph. Both naturalistic and allegorical in style, but never schematic, this 1999 Quinzaine premiere is a perfect balance of joy and pathos.

Life is too short for bad films

Every day we hand-pick a beautiful new film and you have a whole month to watch it, so there’s always 30 perfectly curated films to discover.