The Cannes film festival has announced that it will invite a large
delegation from the Indian Film industry next year to Cannes to
celebrate hundred years of Indian Cinema. With this move, India
becomes the third 'Guest Country' at Cannes film festival following
Egypt in 2011 and Brazil in 2012.
belongs to each and every one of us who contribute towards creating
it step by step. We want the festival to be open to new ideas and
diversity can only enrich it. I have been attending IFFI for past
4-5 years and it gives me immense pleasure to invite India as the
Festival de Cannes is delighted to celebrate one of the most important
countries in the world of cinema, a country with a prestigious
history and tradition, one whose current day and creative impulses
are a perennial example of vitality," averred Director of
Film Department Cannes Christian Juene.
is here to attend the 43rd International Film Festival of India
(IFFI)and NFDC Film Bazaar.
Festival de Cannes will be held from 15 to 26 May, 2013.