The festival will take place outdoors and will last three days, with only four competition titles being screened.
The 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday as a low-key three-day event showcasing a range of short films.
The festival will take place outdoors and will last three days, with only four competition titles being screened. The event is subject to the sanitary guidelines in force, and cinema capacities have been decreased to align with social distancing measures.
The festival, which was supposed to take place in May, had been cancelled due to the pandemic. In late September, the festival announced it would showcase four films that were part of the 2020 Official Selection.
The Jury for Short Films and the Cinéfondation film school competition will award the Short Film Palme d’or to one of the 11 films in competition, and the three Cinéfondation prizes to the best of the 17 selected films by film school students.
The 74th Cannes Film Festival is due to take place from May 11-22 in 2021.