Festive de Cannes will announce its 2020 Official Selection films on June 3 in Paris.
Pierre Lescure, President of the Festival de Cannes, and Thierry Frémaux, the festival’s artistic director and General Delegate, will unveil films live Paris time 6 PM on Canal+, Cannes festival website and its social media accounts.
Some of the Cannes 2020 selections are likely to have market screening for buyers at the virtual Cannes Film Market from June 22-26. It is upto the discretion of the respective sales agents to give access for viewing during the market.
The curated film titles that will get Cannes 2020 official stamp of approval will release in cinema theatres and some film festivals (Venice, Toronto, San Sebastian, Busan, New York, Los Angeles among others) during this year.
Around 50 titiles are expected to be announced and film critics are guessing that Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria, Naomi Kawase’s Comes Morning and Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round will be part of the lineup.