The ICS at the 70th Festival de Cannes

Suitcases packed, boarding passes printed, tuxedos pressed: only a few more days until the world of cinema descends upon the Croisette for the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes. Of course the International Cinephile Society will be present, and since it is an anniversary edition, our coverage will be more extensive than ever.

Reporting from the south of France this year for you are:

Cédric Succivalli (@OnTheCroisette) – Rome, Italy – President, International Cinephile Society
David Acacia (@to_the_lightbox) – Toronto, Canada – Contributor, International Cinephile Society
Ioannis Kanonakis (@Cinefeeling) – Athens, Greece – Contributor, International Cinephile Society
Tommaso Tocci (@Cinelais) – Rome, Italy – Film critic, freelance
Marc van de Klashorst (@MarcVDKlashorst) – Utrecht, The Netherlands – Contributor, International Cinephile Society

Besides our daily reviews, our ICS critics grid is back again this year, and on steroids. We will try to grade just about anything you can see at the festival: Competition, Un Certain Regard, Directors’ Fortnight, Critics’ Week, you name it. Participating ICS members and guests this year are:

Isabelle Regnier (@IsabRegnier) – Paris, France – Film critic, Le Monde
Guy Lodge (@GuyLodge)- London, United Kingdom – Film critic, Variety
Justin Chang (@JustinCChang) – Los Angeles, United States – Film critic, Los Angeles Times
Nicholas Bell (@RagingBells) – Los Angeles, United States – Film critic, IONCINEMA.com
David Honnorat (@IMtheRookie) – Paris, France – Film critic, calmos.net
Dana Keith  (@MBCinema) – Miami, United States – Founder and director, Miami Beach Cinematheque
Blake Williams (@Astrostic) – Toronto, Canada – Film critic, Filmmaker Magazine
Jon Frosch (@jon_frosch) – Los Angeles, United States – Reviews editor and film critic, The Hollywood Reporter
Stephanie Zacharek (@szacharek) – New York, United States – Film critic, TIME
Dennis Lim (@gumyoulike) – New York, United States – Director of Programming, Film Society Lincoln Center
Boyd van Hoeij (@filmboyd) – Paris, France / Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Film critic, The Hollywood Reporter / Winq / Filmkrant
Carlota Mosegui (@carlota_mosegui) – Barcelona, Spain – Film critic, El Séptimo Arte
Diego Batlle (@dmbatlle) – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Film critic,  Otros Cines / La Nación
Jay Weissberg – Rome, Italy – Film critic, Variety; Director, Pordenone Silent Film Festival
Clarence Tsui – Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Film critic, The Hollywood Reporter / South China Morning Post

See you all on Thursday!

Festival de Cannes red carpet