274px, ''Un Certain Regard'' logo () is a section of the
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's official selection. It is run at the , parallel to the competition for the . This section was introduced in 1978 by Gilles Jacob. The name means "a certain glance" and the section presents 20 films with unusual styles and non-traditional stories seeking international recognition.


In 1998, the was introduced to the section to recognize young talent and to encourage innovative and daring works by presenting one of the films with a grant to aid its distribution in France. Since 2005, the prize consists of
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30,000 financed by the Groupama GAN Foundation.2008 Cannes Film Festival

Other awards

References and notes

{{Un Certain Regard Cannes Film Festival Lists of films by award