until the opening
of the Festival de Cannes 2019
Director, script writer UNITED STATES

Ryan COOGLER

Ryan COOGLER

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Biography

Ryan Coogler’s first feature film, Fruitvale Station (2013), tells the story of the last 24 hours of the life of Oscar Grant, who was shot to death by a police officer at Oakland’s Fruitvale BART station. Developed and produced by Oscar-winning Forest Whitaker, the film won the top audience and several awards among them grand jury awards in the U.S. dramatic competition at the Sundance Film Festival and Prix de l’Avenir Un Certain Regard at the Festival de Cannes. Coogler has since co-written and directed the 7th film in the Rocky series, Creed (2015), and the international acclaimed Black Panther (2018) making him the youngest Marvel Studios filmmaker. Upon release, the film was an overwhelming success, grossing the fifth largest opening weekend box-office results of all-time.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

FRUITVALE STATION
FRUITVALE STATION 2013 Avenir Prize Director, Script / Dialogue
FRUITVALE STATION
FRUITVALE STATION 2013 Promizing Future Prize Director, Script / Dialogue
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Directors

Bruce BERESFORD

Bruce BERESFORD

Bertrand BONELLO

Bertrand BONELLO

Director
HOU Hsiao-Hsien

HOU Hsiao-Hsien

Director
Helmut KÄUTNER

Helmut KÄUTNER

Director
Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Kenji MIZOGUCHI

Omar EL ZOHAIRY

Omar EL ZOHAIRY

Paul VECCHIALI

Paul VECCHIALI

Romain GOUPIL

Romain GOUPIL

Rolf DE HEER

Rolf DE HEER

Woody ALLEN

Woody ALLEN

Director
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