CalArts Alumna is Second Female to Win Best Director at Cannes Film Festival

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and CalArts alumna Sofia Coppola (Art 94) has won Best Director at the recently concluded 2017 Cannes Film Festival held in France. Coppola, who garnered the award for the Southern gothic, “The Beguiled”, is only the 2nd female filmmaker to win best director in the festival’s 70-year history. The last female to win was Soviet filmmaker Yuliya Solntseva for 1961’s “The Chronicle of Flaming Years.”

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CalArts Alumna is Second Female to Win Best Director at Cannes Film Festival

2017-06-07T12:53:22+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Announcements|