21.05
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It has been five days since the 2012 Cannes Film Festival has commenced, and there is still much more talent to be seen! With a week remaining, we know the competition is still going to be very close. Here is a sneak peek of what films are hot this year, and who we believe could potentially take home that grand prize!

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19.05

Did you know that Cannes Film Festival was originally conceived in 1939 as an alternative to the then-Fascist-influenced Venice Film Festival!? It has been held annually since 1946 apart from 1948 and 1950, when it was cancelled because of lack of funds.

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Our Festival President Scott Hillier is being interviewed today at the Cannes €CO, a TV Show filmed during the Cannes Film Festival! Take a look at their website! http://www.canneseco.com/

 

 

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18.05

It is no secret Cannes is widely known for its annual, highly esteemed film festival. While this is one of the world’s largest film events in the industry, don’t forget to take some extra time to explore the many other beautiful sights Cannes has to offer. With nearby beaches, bars and luxurious islands, you will have a full agenda at this year’s Festival – off the red carpet, too!

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17.05

 

The European Independent Film Festival is in Cannes!!!

Our Festival President Scott Hillier and our lovely fetsival manager Kadi Lokk continue  their search of the best independent films from around the world.

We will keep you up to date throughout our stay.

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16.05

17:00      Only two hours to go to the opening cerimony of this edition of Cannes 2012, can’t wait to see the reactions to this years’ first screening: “Moonrise Kingdom”, by Wes Anderson

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Take a virtual seat for the 65th Cannes Film Festival a live stream event from the Majestic Hotel! Cannes €CO is a TV Show filmed during the Cannes Film Festival on the pontoon of the Majestic Hotel. Be sure to check in! Read more…

 

 

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12:00     Did you know that exactly like last year’s festival opener – Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris – Moonrise Kingdom will be released across France today, on the same day as the Cannes screening?

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14.05

What will Nanni Moretti like?

This is the question everybody is asking. It seems like everyone knows how grumpy and bad-tempered this great Italian movie-maker is, and we are sure that his last decision will be a surprise. Nanni Moretti, the president of the Jury at 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, always confirms the rumors about his taste and character. Read more…

 

 

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11.05

The countdown has started, only five days to go until an event with one of the biggest media coverage in the world begins. The 2012 Cannes International Film Festival will commence May 16th, and conclude on May 27th. Our team from ÉCU will be there bringing our independent flavour, so be sure not to miss this prestigious annual event. Read more…

 

 

 

 

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