The 2016 Cannes Film Festival Award Winners Announced!

I Daniel BlakeKen Loach took his second Palme D’Or this year with his film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ whilst wunderkind Xavier Dolan took the Grand Prix with ‘It’s Only The End Of The World.’ Jaclyn Jose nabbed Best Actress for her astounding work in ‘Ma Rosa’ and Shahab Hosseini took Best Actor for his turn in ‘The Salesman’. Olivier Assayas and Cristian Mungiu tied for Best Director for their offerings ‘Personal Shopper’ and ‘Graduation’.  The Queer Palm went to Sébastien Lifshitz’s ‘Les Vies de Thérèse’.

Palme d’Or: Ken Loach, “I, Daniel Blake”
Grand Prix: Xavier Dolan, “It’s Only The End of the World”
Jury Prize: Andrea Arnold, “American Honey”

Best Actress: Jaclyn Jose, “Ma Rosa”

Best Actor: Shahab Hosseini, “The Salesman”

Best Director: Olivier Assayas, “Personal Shopper” & Cristian Mungiu, “Graduation”

Best Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi, “The Salesman”

Camera d’Or: “Divines,” Houda Benyamina

Queer Palm (Feature): “Les Vies de Thérèse,” Sébastien Lifshitz

Queer Palm (Short): “Gabber Lover,” Anna Cazenave-Cambet.