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Cannes Film Festival FAQ

Historically, the festival has always run in May for 12 days, starting on a Wednesday and finishing on the Sunday the following week. From 2018 (and beyond), the festival will now run Tuesday to Saturday.

The dates for the 72nd (2019) Cannes Film Festival have not been announced yet, but it is expected to run 7-18 May 2019.

The last festival was the 71st (2018) Cannes Film Festival which ran 8-19 May 2018.

For more information, you should visit the official festival web site at www.festival-cannes.org.

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