Cannes 2023 Film Festival is an international film festival. This film festival is held annually in Cannes, France. Especially in this film festival, films of all genres, documentaries around the world are being into consideration. Moreover, it is one of best three film festivals in Europe.
01. History of Cannes 2023 Film Festival
History of this film festival dates back to 1938. By 1950s and 1960s, the film festival got many tourist attention around the world. For the first time in 1987, a red carpet moment was places into the festival. At first, the festival was known as International Film Festival (Festival international du film). However in 2002 the film festival took the name of Festival de Cannes, Cannes Film Festival. Significantly, there were many unique and new categories have been added to the film festival from starting up to now.
02. Significance of Cannes
This festival has become an important turning point for European films. As well as, the festival has become a motivation for European film makers to sell their films with best quality. This has given every countries a valuable opportunity to showcase their country’s image along with representing film creations in Cannes film festival.
03. What is happening in Cannes 2023?
The 76th Cannes film festival started on 16th May 2023. This will be held until 27th May 2023. This time, Rubert Ostlund serve as the president of jury. Especially, this year there were two Honorary palme’d Or otherwise the highest price awarded at the Cannes film festival. The first one presented for Michael Douglas at the opening ceremony of the festival. The second one presented for Harrison Ford honoring Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, an American action adventure film in 2023.
The film festival opened with the historical drama film in 2023 called Jeanne du barry. It will close with an upcoming computer animated comedy and romantic film called Elemantal.