Wednesday, October 20

Cannes – François Chalais Award

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

A Hidden Life Terrence Malick

A Hidden Life

Terrence Malick

2018 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Yomeddine A.B. Shawky

Yomeddine

A.B. Shawky

2017 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

BPM (Beats Per Minute) Robin Campillo

BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Robin Campillo

2016 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

The Student Kirill Serebrennikov

The Student

Kirill Serebrennikov

2015 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Son of Saul László Nemes

Son of Saul

László Nemes

2014 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Timbuktu Abderrahmane Sissako

Timbuktu

Abderrahmane Sissako

2013 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Grand Central Rebecca Zlotowski

Grand Central

Rebecca Zlotowski

2012 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Horses of God Nabil Ayouch

Horses of God

Nabil Ayouch

2011 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Where Do We Go Now? Nadine Labaki

Where Do We Go Now?

Nadine Labaki

2010 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Life, Above All Oliver Schmitz

Life, Above All

Oliver Schmitz

2009 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

No One Knows About Persian Cats Bahman Ghobadi

No One Knows About Persian Cats

Bahman Ghobadi

2008 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Wild Blood Marco Tullio Giordana

Wild Blood

Marco Tullio Giordana

2007 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

A Mighty Heart Michael Winterbottom

A Mighty Heart

Michael Winterbottom

2006 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Days of Glory Rachid Bouchareb

Days of Glory

Rachid Bouchareb

2005 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Once You're Born You Can No Longer Hide Marco Tullio Giordana

Once You’re Born You Can No Longer Hide

Marco Tullio Giordana

2004 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

The Motorcycle Diaries Walter Salles

The Motorcycle Diaries

Walter Salles

2003 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine Rithy Panh

S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine

Rithy Panh

2002 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Marooned in Iraq Bahman Ghobadi

Marooned in Iraq

Bahman Ghobadi

2001 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Made in the USA Sólveig Anspach

Made in the USA

Sólveig Anspach

2000 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

Kippur Amos Gitai

Kippur

Amos Gitai

1999 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

The Other Youssef Chahine

The Other

Youssef Chahine

1998 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

West Beirut Ziad Doueiri

West Beirut

Ziad Doueiri

1997 Cannes Film Festival – François Chalais Award

The Perfect Circle Ademir Kenovic

The Perfect Circle

Ademir Kenovic