Michael Lonsdale, Jerzy Skolimowski among guests at 9th Paris Cinema International Film Festival

The 9th Paris Cinema International Film Festival (July 2-13) is to include a focus on Mexican cinema and retrospectives of Jerzy Skolimowski and Don Siegel.

Actor Michael Lonsdale (Of Gods and Men) will be among the festival’s special guests, with 20 of his films showing at the independent cinema showcase, which will take place over 15 Parisian locations.

The festival jury and competition titles will be announced at the end of May.

Paris Project, the international co-production platform, will be held between July 4-7 at the BnF and MK2 Bibliothèque. The selection of invited international projects in development and post-production have yet to be announced.