An Indian documentary screened at Cannes 2022

An Indian documentary screened at Cannes 2022

Shaunak Sen’s All That Breathes Debuts at Cannes 2022

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April 16, 2022

All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen is coming to Cannes (Photo: Twitter)

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival has included Indian filmmaker Shaunak Sen’s documentary “All That Breathes” in its selection of films to screen at the event.

Documentary by Delhi filmmaker Shaunak Sen anything that breathes is set to premiere in the Special Screening segment of the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, organizers of the world’s biggest film festival announced at a press conference in Paris.

According to Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Frémaux, the films for the 75th edition of Cannes were chosen from among 2,200 films. Of these, a total of 48 films were selected in various categories, including Sen’s film, which is also the only Indian film to premiere in any category this year.

anything that breathes is about two siblings, Mohammad Saud and Nadeem Shehzad, who have dedicated their lives to rescuing and caring for injured birds, especially black kites, which are increasingly injured due to pollution in the capital , Delhi.

In January, the 90-minute film won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, a film gala that promotes cinema and independent filmmakers. The film is Sen’s second director after his acclaimed 2016 documentary sleep citieswhich was about homeless people looking for places to sleep in the capital.

Acclaimed actor Tom Cruise leads the roll for the stars at Cannes 2022 with a special screening of Top Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinsky. A special tribute to Cruise is one of the main events at Cannes this year.

The opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival will be out of competition, Z (Like Z) a comedy zombie film directed by Michel Hazanavicius, director of the Palme d’Or film, The artist back in 2011.
In the competition category, there are a total of 18 films including holy spider by Ali Abbassi, The Almond Trees by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and The stars at noon by Claire Denis.

Jerry Lee Lewis by Ethan Coen and mind problem by Sergei Lozints are the other two films that will premiere in the special sessions segment with anything that breathes. The Cannes International Film will take place from May 17 to 28.

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