Le Festival de Cannes

In May of each year, the Festival de Cannes takes over the city and newspapers worldwide.

Professionals from the cinema industry, international stars and up-and-coming actors rub shoulders with the crowd looking for surprising pictures and encounters. Enjoy!

70th edition 17 - 28 may 2017

The Festival de Cannes has been celebrating cinema for 70 years. Over the years, the Association Française du Festival International du Film has been able to change whilst keeping the essence of the Festival: a passion for cinema, the discovery of new talent and the enthusiasm of festival goers and professionals from the whole world who come to contribute to the making and distribution of films.

70 Years of Festival !

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival (17-28 May), the City Council is organising a year-long series of cinema-related events.

The programm


Monica Bellucci, Mistress of ceremonies 2017

Cristian Mungiu, President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury

Pedro Almodóvar, President of the Jury of the 70th Festival de Cannes

The flamboyant icon of Spanish cinema and world-famous director and screenwriter Pedro Almodóvar is to be the next President of the Jury for the Festival International du Film de Cannes, which begins on 17th May and will be celebrating its 70th edition.

Advice to get ready for the Cannes Film Festival

All about the Festival

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