Anurag Kashyap’s Kennedy to be screened at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

The festival will be held from May 16 to 27
Anurag Kashyap’s Kennedy to be screened at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Anurag Kashyap’s Kennedy starring Rahul Bhatt (UglyDobaaraa) will be screened in the Midnight Screenings section at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The festival will be held from May 16 to 27.

As per a lineup announced by the festival for its 76th edition at a press conference in Paris today, Wes Anderson’s Asteroid CityWim Wenders Perfect Days and Kore-eda Hirokazu’s Monster are among those selected for the ‘Competition’ category, while Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Sam Levinson’s series The Idol and James Mangold’s Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny stand in the ‘Out of Competition’ category. Apart from Kennedy, Franco-Algerian director Elias Belkeddar’s Omar la Fraise and French director Just Philippot’s Acide are also in the Midnight Screenings category.

Here’s the full lineup:


“Club Zero,” Jessica Hausner

“Asteroid City,” Wes Anderson

“The Zone of Interest,” Jonathan Glazer

“Fallen Leaves,” Aki Kaurismaki

“Les Filles D’Olfa” (“Four Daughters”), Kaouther Ben Hania

“Anatomie D’une Chute,” Justine Triet

“Monster,” Kore-eda Hirokazu

“Il Sol Dell’Avvenire,” Nanni Moretti

“La Chimera,” Alice Rohrwacher

“About Dry Grasses,” Nuri Bilge Ceylan

“L’Ete Dernier,” Catherine Breillat

“The Passion of Dodin Bouffant,” Tran Anh Hung

“Rapito,” Marco Bellocchio

“May December,” Todd Haynes

“Firebrand,” Karim Ainouz

“The Old Oak,” Ken Loach

“Perfect Days,” Wim Wenders

“Banel Et Adama,” Ramata-Toulaye Sy

“Jeunesse,”Wang Bing


“Los Delincuentes” (“The Deliquents”), Rodrigo Moreno

“How to Have Sex,” Molly Manning Walker

“Goodbye Julia,” Mohamed Kordofani

“Crowra (The Burti Flower),” João Salaviza & Renée Nader Messora

“Simple Comme Sylvain,” Monia Chokri

“Kadib Abyad” (“The Mother of All Lies”), Asmae EL Moudir

“Los Colonos” (“The Settlers”), Felipe Galvez

“Augure” (“Omen”), Baloji Tshiani

“The Breaking Ice,” Anthony Chen

“Rosalie,” Stéphanie Di Giusto

“The New Boy,” Warwick Thornton

“If Only I Could Hibernate,” Zoljargal Purevdash

“Hopeless,” Kim Chang-hoon

“Terrestrial Verses,” Ali Asfari & Alireza Khatami

“Rien a Perdre,” Delphine Deloget

“Les Meutes,” Kamal Lazraq

“Le Regne Animal,” Thomas Cailley


“Killers of the Flower Moon,” Martin Scorsese

“The Idol,” Sam Levinson

“Cobweb,” Kim Jee-woon

“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,” James Mangold

“Jeanne du Barry,” Maiwenn


“Omar la Fraise,” Elias Belkeddar

“Kennedy,” Anurag Kashyap

“Acide,” Just Philippot


“Retratos Fantasmas,” (“Pictures of Ghosts”), Kleber Mendonca Filho

“Anselm,” Wim Wenders

“Occupied City,” Steve McQueen

“Man in Black,” Wang Bing


“Le Temps D’Aimer,” Katell Quillevere

“Cerrar Los Ojos,” Victor Erice

“Bonnard, Pierre et Marthe,” Martin Provost

“Kubi,” Takeshi Kitano

Anurag’s previous film Almost Pyaar With DJ Mohabbat premiered at the Maarakech Film Festival. The film failed to perform at the box office. 

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