The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival has officially kicked off with a glamorous red carpet ceremony on Wednesday. Tilda Swinton, Bruce Willis and Lana Del Rey are among those to grace the red carpet. Checkout the pics, images & videos of 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet, Opening Ceremony.
Alec Baldwin carries fiance Hilaris Thomas up the steps of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on May 16th, 2012. U.S. actress Eva Longoria, Jane Fonda and “Video Games” singer Lana Del Rey were some of the other stars that steps on the red carpet.
Sacha Baron Cohen dressed as The Dictator is seen during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Baron Cohen is in Cannes ahead of another premiere of The Dictator, with the actor thought to have another prank up his sleeve.
The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to be held from May 16 to May 27, 2012. Italian film director Nanni Moretti has been announced as the President of the Jury for the main competition and British actor Tim Roth has been announced as the President of the Jury for the Un Certain Regard section. French actress Bérénice Bejo has been announced to host the opening and closing ceremonies.
65th Annual Cannes Film Festival Juries
- Nanni Moretti, Italian filmmaker (President)
- Hiam Abbass, Palestinian actress and director
- Andrea Arnold, English filmmaker
- Emmanuelle Devos, French actress
- Jean Paul Gaultier, French fashion designer
- Diane Kruger, German actress
- Ewan McGregor, Scottish actor
- Alexander Payne, American filmmaker
- Raoul Peck, Haitian filmmaker