5 hot titles from Cannes, where red-carpet selfies are considered ‘grotesque’


CANNES, France — Grab your sunglasses and fancy shoes, but leave that selfie stick behind. It’s time for the 68th Annual Festival de Cannes, the most spectacular, sensational and, yes, snootiest event in the international cinema calendar.

In an effort to keep this invitation-only event above the fray, festival big Thierry Frémaux has made it clear that red carpet social media snaps are a faux pas. They don’t just slow down proceedings, they are “ridiculous and grotesque.” It’s that level of ‘tude, and the danger of those notorious boos, that gets filmmakers into a froth about debuting here.


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