Cannes Film Festival has introduced a three-day event, scheduled to happen in October, the place 4 previews of movies from the 2020 Official Selection, the brief movies chosen in Competition and the Cinefondation’s faculty movies might be screened. The Palais des Festivals will host a ‘Special Cannes’ event, which is able to run from October 27 to 29, the organisers stated in a launch posted on the competition’s web site.
The announcement comes months after the 2020 version of the celebrated film gala was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The competition might be organising the event in collaboration with the Cannes City Council.
“We are as delighted to see the festival hosted by the Cannes City Hall in October as we were sad not to have enjoyed its company in May.
Thanks to this collaboration, films from the Official Selection will be shown on the Croisette.
“This is our way to be in Cannes, alongside its population and all the professionals with whom we work hand in hand every year,” Pierre Lescure, president of the Cannes Festival, stated in a press release.
The 74th version of the Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to happen subsequent 12 months from May 11 to May 22.