About the festival
Established in 1946, the Cannes International Film Festival is the most prestigious and publicized film festival on the planet.
In addition, with auteur films, the film festival features also documentaries and one of the vastest film market. During this period, Cannes may increase its population by twice.
The Cannes’s local people call the film festival: “le FIF”, which mean Festival International du Film (pronounce it “the FEEF”: International Film Festival).
Each year, the film Festival runs for 11 days. Starting every second Wednesday of May.