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Cannes Film Festival 2024: Where And When To Watch, List Of Attendees; All you need to know

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Cannes 2024: The Cannes Film Festival is almost here! The 77th edition of the Film Festival will take place from May 14 to May 25. Every year, hundreds of celebrities, filmmakers, artists and film enthusiasts gather at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès to witness the brilliance and artistic creativity in cinema. Deemed as one of the year's most widely publicised and anticipated events, Cannes also becomes a runway for stars to showcase their brilliant ensembles. Film stars and internet personalities, including Indian celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Hina Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, and Diana Penty, among others, arrive in Cannes, serving fans with unforgettable and iconic fashion moments. As the 77th edition of the festival inches close, here's all you need to know about.

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This year, Cannes regular Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will attend the film festival. Aditi Rao Hydari will also attend the event. They will be making their much-anticipated return to the international film festival as ambassadors for L'Oreal. Meanwhile, Sobhita Dhulipala will also walk the red carpet at the 77th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera. She is representing an ice cream brand.

A few other known names attending this year are King, RJ Karishma, Nancy Tyagi, Niharika, Ankush Bahuguna, and Vitiligo. Meanwhile, stars such as Demi Moore, Meryl Streep, and George Lucas are expected to walk the red carpet. Meryl will receive a special Palme d'Or at the opening ceremony. Coming to the Bollywood divas attending this year - Aishwarya Rai and Aditi Rao Hydari - who also attended last year,.

The opening night of the 77th Cannes Film Festival is on Tuesday, May 14. It will end on Saturday, May 25. While the festival is set to open with a bang as it announced Quentin Dupieux's latest, The Second Act, as its inaugural film, the closing-night film is yet to be revealed. Meanwhile, the festival will occur at Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France.

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The exclusive content from the Cannes Film Festival will be available live on France Télévisions in France, according to the official Cannes Festival website. One can also find the live stream of the event on the festival's YouTube channel and official website.

This year, the jury will be presided over by Greta Gerwig. Apart from the Barbie director, Turkish screenwriter Ebru Ceylan, actress Lily Gladstone, French actress Eva Green, Lebanese writer-director Nadine Labaki, Spanish writer-director Juan Antonio Bayona, Italian actor Pierfrancisco Favino, Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu, and French actor Omar Sy are part of the jury.

Payal Kapdia's All We Imagine As Light is the first Indian film to contend for the esteemed Palm d'Or in 30 years. The film will be competing against will be competing against Francis Ford Coppola's Megalopolis, Yorgos Lanthimos' Kinds Of Kindness, Paul Schrader's Oh, Canada, Ali Abbasi's The Apprentice, Andrea Arnold's Bird, and more.

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