How Much Will the ‘Cannes 2020’ Label Help When There’s No Cannes Film Festival?

AWARDS BEAT

The festival held a press conference to reveal the names of 56 films that will not screen on the Croisette this year, hoping that it can help those films

steve pond

The 2020 Cannes Film Festival isn’t happening. So what was the point of Cannes organizers holding a press conference on Wednesday in Paris to announce the movies that would have been part of the festival if only the festival had happened, which it didn’t because of the ban on large gatherings caused by the coronavirus?

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Steve Pond

Awards Editor • steve@thewrap.com • Twitter: @stevepond