The annual event of Cannes film festival has been postponed over coronavirus pandemic concerns.
The organizers of the event said in a statement due to health crisis the Cannes film festival could not happen.
The statement said “As soon as the development of the French and international health situation will allow us to assess the real possibility, we will make our decision known, in accordance with our ongoing consultation with the French Government and Cannes’ City Hall as well as with the Festival’s Board Members, Film industry professionals and all the partners of the event.”
Due to the health crisis and the development of the French and international situation, the Festival de Cannes will no longer be able to take place on the dates planned, from May 12 to 23. More info #Cannes2020 👉 https://t.co/peLmfw0gQW pic.twitter.com/SVWPasvU23
— Festival de Cannes (@Festival_Cannes) March 19, 2020
Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival founded in 1946 which held in Cannes, France, every year which features new films of all genres, including documentaries from all over the world.