Asghar Farhadi to Open Cannes 2018 With ‘Everybody Knows

Ansari read a full statement penned by Farhadi: “I’m sorry I’m not with you tonight. My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and those of other six nations who have been disrespected by the inhumane law that bans immigrants from entrance into the U.S. Dividing the world into the ‘us’ and ‘our enemies’ creates fear.”