Cannes Film Festival: Directors To Watch

Cannes has a mix of newcomers and veterans this year. While no first-time directors are in the main competition, some relatively young veterans are returning after a long absence and notable debut helmers can be found in other sections. Below is a selection of directors to keep an eye on:
Nabil Ayouch: The French-born director who’s of Moroccan descent had a fest-circuit hit with his second feature Ali Zoua back in 2000.

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