The Cannes Film Festival announced Wednesday that Sean Penn will serve as jury president at the 2008 festival, which begins May 14 and ends May 25. In a statement, Penn observed that in recent years "increasingly thoughtful, provocative, moving, and imaginative films by talented filmmakers" have been produced and that the festival has "been the epicenter in the discovery of those new waves of filmmakers from all over the world."


03/01/2008