Director of MARIE ANTOINETTE (2006), Sofia Coppola exploded onto the festival scene with her directorial debut, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES (1999) which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. With her second film, LOST IN TRANSLATION, Coppola earned more accolades, including the Academy Award® for Best Original Screenplay and nominations for Best Director and Best Picture. In 2017, she made history as only the second woman to win Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival with her film THE BEGUILED. The American Film Institute recognized her contributions to the art form with a tribute at the 2020 AFI FEST – an evening of conversation celebrating her distinguished career.
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