Cannes Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes)

SINCE: 1946

WHERE: Cannes, France, Europe


The international Festival de Cannes is one of the world's most widely publicized events and certainly the most important film festival in terms of worldwide impact. "In order to achieve this level of longevity, the Festival de Cannes has remained faithful to its founding purpose: to draw attention to and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level. And to this day, this profession of faith constitutes the first article of the Festival regulations.
" -Thierry Frémaux, General Delegate

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Cannes Film Festival