Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Indiewire's 2016 Cannes Critics Poll Results: A Strong Year for Women

The prize-winners at the Cannes Film Festival awards ceremony drew some ire from both critics and observers from afar on Sunday evening, when the jury awarded the Palme d'Or to director Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake." Although the film has drawn positive notice from some of the writers covering this year's festival, there were a variety of other titles with fresh voices behind the camera — and some strong women in front of them — that many felt were worth recognizing.  So, as part of our traditional post-fest Critics Poll, we gave over two dozen of those dissatisfied writers a chance to champion their favorites. The results produced a collection of films and...

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