We’ll always have Cannes: World’s most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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    Cannes will always be Cannes. Or so it seems. We’re in the thick of the world’s most famous festival which is celebrating its 70th edition: a frenzied fortnight of screenings, parties, and deal-making that’s about much more than stars coming out for world premieres. It’s all part of a business where the red carpet serves as launchpad for what producers hope will be the next blockbuster or summer sleeper. What does the future hold for movie theaters, for movies and for Cannes?
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    In This Story: Cannes Film Festival

    The Cannes Festival, until 2003 called the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

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