3 films in selection at Festival de Cannes 2021

The Party Film Sales is thrilled to announce that three of our newly completed titles are part of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival selection.

JANE BY CHARLOTTE selected at the Official Selection

Charlotte Gainsbourg’s first feature documentary JANE BY CHARLOTTE will premiere at Festival de Cannes 2021 in the new ‘Cannes premieres’ program, an opportunity for Charlotte Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin to bare their souls to one another, leaving space for a mother-daughter relationship to unfold.

Ely Dagher’s debut film THE SEA AHEAD selected in Directors’ Fortnight

After winning the Short Film Palme d’Or with Waves ’98 during the 2015 Festival de Cannes , Ely Dagher goes back to Cannes with his first feature film THE SEA AHEAD presented in Directors’ Fortnight. He tells the story of Jana (Manal Issa), who suddenly returns to her hometown of Beirut, Lebanon after a long time gone.

Jean-Gabriel Périot’s new documentary RETURNING TO REIMS to play in Directors’ Fortnight

For their second collaboration after OUR DEFEATS back in 2019, The Party Film Sales is proud to present Jean-Gabriel Périot’s follow up documentary RETURNING TO REIMS, based on the eponymous novel by Didier Eribon, which tells in archive images an intimate and political story of the French working class from the early 1950s to today. The film is narrated by Adèle Haenel (Portrait of a Lady on Fire, BPM).