The Cannes Film Festival is an annual event which showcases new films of all genres from around the world.
It was founded in 1946 and has since become one of the world's most important film festivals. The invitation-only event is held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes on the French Côte d'Azur. Each year, an international jury awards the Palme d'Or to the best film of the official competition. This page collates DW's latest content tagged "Cannes Film Festival".
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The director is the first Mexican to preside over the Cannes film festival jury as it decides the latest Palme d'Or winner. The eight-time Oscar awardee is rightly regarded as one of the best filmmakers of his time.
The 72nd Cannes Film Festival boasts big-name directors from Quentin Tarantino to Pedro Almodovar — plus plenty of fresh faces. Running May 14-25, here's what to look out for during this year's French Riviera film gala.