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Coen Brothers to Preside Over This Year’s Cannes Festival Jury

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Directors Ethan Coen (L) and Joel Coen attend the AFI FEST 2013 presented by Audi Closing Night Gala Screening of
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Joel and Ethan Coen will head the jury for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which takes place May 13 to 24. Cannes is a festival that has been important to us since the very beginning of our career,” the brothers said. “Presiding over the Jury is a special honor, since we have never heretofore been president of anything.” Furthermore, this is the first time two people will chair the jury as co-presidents, so heck, that’s darn tootin’ for everyone! The rest of the jury, as well as the fest’s lineup, will be revealed in April.

Coen Brothers to Preside Over Cannes Festival