Cannes is a city located on the French Riviera. It is a commune located in the Alpes-Maritimes department, and host city of the annual Cannes Film Festival, Midem, and Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
As one of the most prestigious events of the entertainment industry, the Cannes film festival got postponed to the end of June, the management has now transformed the location that has seen thousands of red carpet galas, into a homeless shelter.
After the Cannes film festival got postponed to the end of June, the authorities have opened the doors of the French Riviera, the resort where the event takes place, to the destitute.
The Cannes Film Festival will not be held from May 12-23, as scheduled, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and may be postponed until the end of June, the organizers said on Thursday.
At the Cannes Film Festival in 2018, Rohena Gera's "Sir" was selected to compete in the International Critics' Week section. The same year, Nandita Das' "Manto" was in contention in Un Certain Regard section of the festival. It was a rare and interesting year when two female filmmakers from India vied for honours at the prestigious film festival.
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