Cannes 2020: Why Cancellation Looks More Likely Than a Virtual Festival

AWARDS BEAT

For the moment, the celebrated French festival is stalling for time as it tries to figure out a road forward in the age of COVID-19

The Cannes Film Festival cannot take place in 2020. In the age of the coronavirus, that would be too dangerous.

The Cannes Film Festival must take place in 2020. It means too much to the world of international cinema to cancel.

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Steve Pond

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