68th Cannes International Film Festival: all you need to know about it


From the 13th to the 24th of may 2015 the Cannes International Film Festival will be held in Cannes, like every year. This event is one of the most famous and prestigious film festival in the world and many great actors and directors came there every year.



The Cannes International Film Festival (French: Le Festival International du Film de Cannes or just Festival de Cannes) is an annual film festival which previews new films of all genres, including       documentaries, from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is one of the most prestigious and     publicised film festivals in the world. The invitation-only festival is held annually at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.

2014 Cannes International Film Festival poster - Image crédit: Flickr France in India
2014 Cannes International Film Festival poster – Image crédit: Flickr France in India

The Official Selection of the movies which will be presented during the 68th Festival will be          available in a few days. The Official selection  serves to highlight the diversity of cinematic creation through its different sections, the two most important of which are the Competition and Un Certain Regard. Films that are representative of “auteur cinema with a wide audience appeal” are              presented in Competition, and Un Certain Regard focuses on works that have an original aim and aesthetic. The Official Selection also includes Out of Competition films, Special Screenings and Midnight Screenings, Cannes Classics and the Cinéfondation selection targeting film schools.





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