The Cannes International Film Festival of 2016

This year the famous Cannes International Film Festival will take place from 11 to 22 May 2016. The most famoust French and international stars, film industry professionals and fans will gather in Cannes for the most glamorous event in the world.

This year the festival has chosen to pay tribute to Jean-Luc Godard, resuming the poster “Le mépris” and granting Michel Piccoli, favorite actor of the great French director, the honor of opening the ceremony.

The jury in 2016

The festival will be chaired by the Australian director George Miller. The director is known for his film “Mad Max: Fury Road” with which he won six Oscars. The other jury members are currently unknown, their names will be announced later.

Laurent Lafitte as MC

French actor Laurent Lafitte will be the master of ceremony of this sixty-ninth edition of the Cannes festival. He will present the opening and closing ceremonies.

Laurent Lafitte Cannes

The actor and comedian trained at the « comédie française » is well known in France.

Woody Allen’s opening film

A film of the famous New York director will again be opening the Cannes Film Festival. Indeed his film “Café Society” will be the fourteenth Woody Allen film to open the Cannes Film Festival.

An official selection unknown

The official selection of the Cannes film festival 2016 will be announced during the month of April. However, some names are in all movie fans mouths as the American film “Money Monster” presented by Jodie Foster with George Clooney and Julia Roberts. A casting choice that can unleash passions of all film buffs.

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