21 Must-See Cannes Movies: From ‘Foxcatcher’ to ‘Expendables 3’ (Photos)

Between festival competitions and the film market, there will be thousands of movies to peruse at Cannes. We’ve singled out 21 that will be drawing crowds on the Croisette.

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TIMBUKTU: The only African movie in the main competition is this entry from Mauritanian director Abderrahamane Sissako, who has been a regular at Cannes with three films and three appearances on different juries. With its story of a young family living under the reign of fundamentalist Islamic Jihadists, "Timbuku" figures to be timely.