Culture helps the human soul to rise and hope for tomorrow.”

Culture helps the human soul to rise and hope for tomorrow."

Culture helps the human soul to rise and hope for tomorrow.”


The 75th Cannes Film Festival opens its gates on May 17. The  French actor Vincent Lindon. will lead the international film festival in 2022.

Lindon and a panel of four women and four men will  choose the Golden Palm-winning film from  21 films.
The jury panel includes the American director Jeff Nichols (“Take Shelter”, “Mud”, or “Midnight Special”), the British actress Rebecca Hall, best known for her role in “Vicky Christina Barcelona” (and “Passing”), the two-time Oscar-winning Iranian director Asgar Faradi (“A Hero”). Cannes 2021) , the French director Lanj Ly (“Les Miserables”, Jury Prize 2019), the Norwegian Joachim Trier (“Julie in twelve chapters” -interpretation prize at Cannes 2021 for the actress Renate Reinsve), the Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, the  Italian actress and director Jasmine Trinca and the Indian actress and producer Deepika Padukone.


Vincent Lindon said: “It is a great honor and source of pride to be entrusted, in the midst of the tumult of all the events we are going through in the world, with the splendid, weighty task of chairing the Jury of the 75th International Cannes Film Festival.

With my Jury, we will strive to take the best possible care of the films of the future, all of which carry the same secret hope of courage, loyalty, and freedom, with a mission to move the greatest number of women and men by speaking to them of their common wounds and joys. Culture helps the human soul to rise and hope for tomorrow.”

The message of the Chairman of the Jury of the Cannes Film Festival, Vincent Lindon, is in line with the policies of the Cultural International Festivals network and the character and themes of the Festivals it organizes, such as:

  • the BRIDGES International Film Festival organized for 13 years in Corinthia, this year in Loutraki and for eight years in Nafplio, and
  • the Cyprus International Film Festival.

These Festivals give a new opportunity to emerging as well as Greek and Cypriot filmmakers for participation and international distinction.


Three International Film Festivals go to Cannes!


BRIDGES International Film Festival
1) Nafplio: October 23-30, 2022
2) Loutraki: November, 20-27, 2022

Cyprus International Film Festival
Nicosia: November 10-19, 2022


Petra Terzi, CEO of Cultural International Festivals, participates in the 75th Cannes Film Festival, also representing Cine@Art Magazine, the Association of European Journalists and the Hellenic Media Group.