THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
12 days of international competition in Cannes, on the Côte d’Azur
The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious events in the world of cinema. It takes place for two weeks in May every year, in the town of Cannes on the Côte d’Azur.
Created in 1946 to celebrate cinema and reward the year’s best films, it has become an essential meeting for actors, directors and producers from all over the world.
The Cannes Film Festival is known above all for the Palme d’Or, which is the top award given to a competing film. The official competition takes place in the heart of the famous Palais des Festivals.
The films selected for the official competition are screened before a jury composed of famous names from the world of cinema. The jury awards prizes in various categories, including the Palme d’Or, the Grand Prize, the Jury Prize and the Best Director Prize.
The Cannes Film Festival is a symbol of cinematic excellence and a reflection of the changes in the movie industry over the years. It continues to inspire and encourage new talent, while celebrating the films from those who have already left their mark on the history of cinema.