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Films competing in Cannes new talent section

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The Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard competition showcases up-and-coming talent.

Here are the 15 films chosen to compete before the jury headed by Danish director, scriptwriter and producer Thomas Vinterberg, as well as the films to be screened out of competition at the May 15-26 event:

UN CERTAIN REGARD COMPETITION:

- OPENING FILM: "The Bling Ring", Sofia Coppola

- "Omar", Hany Abu-Assad

- "Death March", Adolfo Alix Jr.

- "Fruitvale Station", Ryan Coogler

- "Les Salauds", Claire Denis

- "Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan" ("Norte, The End of History"), Lav Diaz

- "As I Lay Dying", James Franco

- "Miele", Valeria Golino

- "L'Inconnu du Lac", Alain Guiraudie

- "Bends", Flora Lau

- "L'Image Manquante", Rithy Panh

- "La Jaula de Oro" ("The Golden Cage"), Diego Quemada-Diez

- "Anonymous", Mohammad Rasoulof

- "Sarah Prefere La Course", Chloe Robichaud

- "Grand Central", Rebecca Zlotowski

SCREENING OUT OF COMPETITION:

- OPENING FILM: "The Great Gatsby", Baz Luhrmann

- CLOSING FILM: "Zulu", Jerome Salle

- "All is Lost", J.C. Chandor

- "Blood Ties", Guillaume Canet

- "Monsoon Shootout", Amit Kumar

- "Blind Detective", Johnnie To

- TRIBUTE TO JERRY LEWIS: "Max Rose", Daniel Noah

- "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight", Stephen Frears

- "Stop the Pounding Heart", Roberto Minervini

- "Weekend of a Champion", Frank Simon

- "Seduced and Abandoned", James Toback

- "Otdat Konci" ("Bite the Dust"), Taisia Igumentseva

- "Bombay Talkies", Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar

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