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Cannes Film Festival 2017 - Wednesday, April 05, 2017
It's getting closer to one of the film industry's biggest events of the year
Scheduled from the 17th to the 28th of May 2017, this year looks set to be as intriguing, exciting and interesting as usual.
The Cannes Film Festival showcases the new genres, new writing and visual innovations. It aims to draw attention to and raise the profiles of films to contribute towards cinema and boosting the film industry worldwide. Some of the world's most famous directors and film makers have presented their work at this prestigious ceremony and the event itself brings high attention and publicity to the town of Cannes and the Cote d'Azur region as a whole.
Stunning Italian actress and ex-Bond girl, Monica Bellucci, is this year's Mistress of Ceremonies and will be presenting the opening and closing of the festival under the presidency of Spanish filmmaker, Pedro Almodovar.
She takes over the role from French actor and comedian, Laurent Lafitte, who hosted the 69th celebration.