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Jonas Carpignano Title Among Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight 2021 Selection

The non-competitive Cannes parallel section, overseen by French directors guild the Société des Réalisateurs (SRF), has unveiled an eclectic 2021 line-up of new films by established directors and emerging talent at a press conference in Paris on Tuesday (June 8).

One returnee includes New York-born Italian filmmaker Jonas Carpignano with third feature A Chiara about a 15-year-old girl living in southern Italy whose life is upturned when her father abandons the family. Carpignano’s presented his second feature A Ciambra in Directors’ Fortnight in 2017.

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