The Queer Palm, or La Queer Palm, was created in 2010, where it reunites a group of journalists, LGBT film festival organizers and other artists and professionals of film industry as a jury to represent quality films that discuss gay, lesbian, bi, trans and gender issues. As they say, it’s about showing and promoting diversity in cinema.
The films come from the major selections of the festival. This year, the list brings six French productions, out of thirteen films.
Mommy, by Xavier Dolan.
Saint Laurent, by Bertrand Bonello.
Un Certain Regard
A Girl at My Door (Dohee-ya), by July Jung.
Party Girl, by Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis.
Xenia, by Panis H. Koutras.
Quinzaine des réalisateurs
Band des Filles, by Céline Sciamma.
Les Combattants, by Thomas Cailley.
Pride, by Matthew Warchus.
Whiplash, Damien Chazelle.
La Semaine de la Critique
Fa / Faire La’amour, by Djinn Carrénard.
Darker than Midnight (Più buio di messanotte), by Sebastiano Riso.
Respire, by Melanie Laurent.
When Animals Dream, by Jonas Alexander Arnby.