The musical Annette, director Leos Carax’s first film in English starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver will open Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes)
WHERE: Cannes, France, Europe
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
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
Cannes Film Festival confirms that Spike Lee will be the President of the Jury of its 74th edition, which will be held July 6 to 17, 2021.
Cannes Festival announced that the 74th edition of the festival originally scheduled to take place in May will now tentatively take place in July.
Sameh Alaa’s I AM AFRAID TO FORGET YOUR FACE Wins Palme d’or for Short Films at “Cannes 2020 Special”
I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face directed by Sameh Alaa was named the unanimous winner of the Palme d’or at “Cannes 2020 Special.”
“2020 Special Cannes” – Cannes Film Festival Presents Special Fall Edition Featuring 2020 Official Selections
Cannes Film Festival postponed due to the COVID19 pandemic, will present a special Fall edition titled “2020 Special Cannes” featuring part of the 2020 Cannes Official Selection.
Cannes Announces its 17th annual Cannes Classics featuring 25 films and 7 documentaries.
11 short films from 12 countries will encompass the Official Selection of short films in Competition at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes Film Festival announced the line-up of the 73rd edition of the festival which due to the global pandemic, will not take place this year.
We Are One: A Global Film Festival, co-curated by 21 festivals including Berlin, Cannes, and Venice Film Festivals, will feature over 100 films on Youtube.
Tribeca is partnering with YouTube to launch We Are One: A Global Film Festival, a free 10-day digital film festival exclusively on YouTube.
Cannes Film Festival is running out of options following the French President’s ban on festivals and events with large audiences before mid-July at the earliest.
Cannes Film Festival has decided to postpone this year’s festival scheduled to take place May 12 to 23 and is considering options “to preserve its running.”