Uk director Molly Manning Walker’s How To Have Sex won the top prize in Cannes Un Certain Regard on Friday evening. The Jury Prize went to Moroccan filmmaker Kamal Lazraq’s The Hounds.
Best Director went to Moroccan director Asmae El Moudir’s documentary The Mother Of All Lies about the bread riots that shook a working class Casablanca neighborhood in 1981.
She follows in the footsteps of Alain Guiraudie, Kiyoshi Kurosawa and Sergei Loznitsa. In other awards, the Ensemble Prize went to The Buriti Flower by Joao Salaviza and Renée Nader Messoera; the New Voice Award Belgian rapper and MC Baloji for Omen and the Freedom Prize to Sudanese drama Goodbye Julia!
by Mohamed Kordofani. Launched in 1978 by former Cannes delegate general Gilles Jacob, Un Certain Regard showcases 20 films by emerging filmmakers as well as more established directors pushing cinematic and geographical boundaries.Read more on deadline.com