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Business News/ News / World/  Cannes 2023: How much do you need to pay to attend the film festival?
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Cannes 2023: How much do you need to pay to attend the film festival?

Cannes Film Festival will kick off on Tuesday with the premier of the Louis XV period drama “Jeanne du Barry '' with Johny Depp. The festival will be attended by Bollywood stars like Anushka Sharma, Shannon K, Manushi Chillar, Esha Gupta, Dolly Singh, and Andrea Kevichusa

The 76th Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France, May 15, 2023. Cannes Film festival general delegate Thierry Fremaux attends a press conference on the eve of the opening ceremony. (REUTERS)Premium
The 76th Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France, May 15, 2023. Cannes Film festival general delegate Thierry Fremaux attends a press conference on the eve of the opening ceremony. (REUTERS)

Cannes Film Festival 2023 is one of the most awaited film festivals in the world. The festival showcases critically acclaimed films across the world. The festival will be held in France from May 16 to May 27. Ruben Ostlund has been announced as the jury president of the 76th Cannes Film Festival. For industry professsionals ticket price of the festival range between 5 lakh and 25 lakh.

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Star-studded film fest

The festival is expected to face some difficulty due to the ongoing strike by screenwriters in Hollywood. However, the French Riviera festival will screen some big-budgeted films like James Mangold's “Indiana Jones and the Dial of the Destiny" and Martin Scorsese's “Killers of the Flower Moon,". The function will be attended by some global heartthrobs like Natalie Portman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Sean Penn, Alicia Vikander, the Weeknd, and Scarlett Johansson.

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Cannes Film Festival ticket

The esteemed film festival is generally open to accredited individuals like journalists and film industry professionals. People with badges to the festival or parallel sections can buy tickets by paying $6,100 ( 5.1 lakhs) to $25,000, ( 20.5 lakh) as reported VIP Concierge website. There are different types of accreditation awarded to people

-Festival Accreditation: It is a free stamp which allows the holder access to screenings, official activities, and venues like the Palais, Village International, Riviera, and hotels.

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Market accreditation: This is available only for board members and film industry-related company employees. To get this accreditation, one needs to pay around $326.30.

Press Accreditation: It is available to Journalists of publication with higher reach.

Cinephiles Accreditation: The collaborative effort of the festival management authority and the City of Cannes, has made it possible for the local public to watch officially the selected films. Education groups and film enthusiasts can take the best advantage of the opportunity.

For non-industry people, they need to catch the screenings at the Directors' Fortnight and the Cinéma de la Plage (Beach Cinema) from 9.30 pm. The seats available at the beach cinema are limited and provided based on a first-come, first-served function.

Cannes Film Festival 2023 jury

In 2023, the Cannes Film Festival jury is led by Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund. The filmmaker has won two Palme awards. Last year he bagged another award for his social satire “The Triangle of Sadness."

Ostulnd will be joined by Brie Larson, Paul Dano, French director Julia Ducournau, Argentine filmmaker Damián Szifron, Afghan director Atiq Rahimi, French actor Denis Ménochet, Moroccan filmmaker Maryam Tourzani and Zambian-Welsh director Rungano Nyoni, reported AFP

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Published: 16 May 2023, 10:32 AM IST
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