Cannes Film Festival (May 11–22)—the most exciting event on the film calendar—returns for its 69th edition. Below, we'll be updating you with details on all 18 films competing for the Palme d’Or, world cinema’s top prize, which was won in the past by the likes of Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver), David Lynch (Wild at Heart), Roman Polanski (The Pianist) and Michael Haneke (Amour). Time Out will be reporting on the festival from beginning to end, so for news and reviews keep coming back closer to the date. Salut!
When is Cannes Film Festival?
The 69th annual Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 11–22, 2016.
Where is Cannes Film Festival?
The Cannes Film Festival will take place in Cannes, France at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
Cannes Film Festival 2015
Ten things we’ve learned so far at the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes has now passed the halfway point. Here’s what we've discovered along the way
The 10 most controversial Cannes winners
Boos, hisses, even howls of pain have greeted the announcements of the winning films, at a festival known for being vocal
15 movies we can’t wait to see at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
Woody Allen, Pixar, Michael Fassbender and Cate Blanchett will all be making an appearance this year at the world’s most famous film festival
Cannes Film Festival 2014
Cannes Film Festival 2013
Heli, Young & Beautiful, The Bling Ring
Three early fest offerings explore the inflamed trials of youth.
A Touch of Sin, The Past, Stranger by the Lake
On Cannes' second day, our critic is intrigued and overwhelmed by three new features.
Like Father, Like Son and Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian
New films from Hirokazu Kore-eda and Arnaud Desplechin jerk tears and explore the mind.
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Coen brothers helm a hilarious and melancholy ode to the '60s folk scene.
Cannes Film Festival 2012
Moonrise Kingdom, Rust and Bone
Wes Anderson and Jacques Audiard kick off the fest with high expectations.
Reality, Paradise: Love
Matteo Garrone and Ulrich Seidl take on a pair of hot topics: reality TV and cash-for-sex tourism.
Chile's Pablo Larrain delivers the fest's first all-out fave.
Love, Beyond the Hills, Lawless
Michael Haneke scores, while two other anticipated films miss their marks.