Seven more films added to Cannes Film Festival lineup

The president of the Cannes Film Festival Gilles Jacob, right, and the general delegate Thierry Fremaux, give a press conference to announce the lineup on April 19, 2012, in Paris. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

The president of the Cannes Film Festival Gilles Jacob, right, and the general delegate Thierry Fremaux, give a press conference to announce the lineup on April 19, 2012, in Paris.
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(CBS/AP) A documentary about the world's waste will have a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival, which opens in France on May 16.

"Trashed," by British director Candida Brady, is one of seven new movies added to the lineup of the 10-day festival.

Australian director Wayne Blair's "The Sapphires," a musical about an Australian aboriginal singing group, joins the midnight movies roster along with Franck Khalfoun's Franco-American horror remake "Maniac."

Organizers added three films Monday to the festival's Un Certain Regard sidebar - "Djeca," by Aida Begic from Bosnia-Herzegovina; "Renoir," by France's Gilles Bourdos; and "Gimme the Loot," Adam Leon's film about Bronx graffiti artists.

The Cannes lineup also includes "Final Cut," a montage film produced by Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr.

Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti heads the Cannes jury. Members are German actress Diane Kruger, British actor Ewan McGregor, fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier,"The Descendants" director Alexander Payne, Palestinian actress Hiam Abbass, British writer Andrea Arnold, French actress Emanuelle Devos and Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck.

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