Entries for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut must comply with BFI Diversity Standards.
Previous awardees include Nanni Moretti, Béla Tarr and Andrzej Wajda.
The film takes in the struggle of Spanish citizens under Franco’s dictatorship.
Institut Lumière will also fete late UK filmmaker Muriel Box at 10th edition of festival.
’Half The Picture’ director Amy Adrion receives the #WhatNext prize.
Simon Lereng Wilmont’s ‘The Distant Barking Of Dogs’ took the award for best international film.
Levinson will accept the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema.
The nine titles have been selected from 469 submissions.
Spike Lee wins Grand Prix for BlacKkKlansman, best director goes to Pawel Pawlikowski for Cold War.