Want to Attend the Cannes Film Festival Too? Here’s How Much You Would Need to Pay

Cannes Film Festival is currently in its 76th year, and you need to shell out a lot to attend it.

The Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, and apart from the films, it is well-known for its fashion too. Each year, the Cannes Film Festival premieres critically acclaimed films from across the globe. It is annually held in France, and the 2023 edition would be held between May 16 and May 27 with Ruben Ostlund being the jury president of the festival.

In its 76th year, several celebs from across the globe, including Indian and South Korean stars, would be attending the festival. But did you know you can also attend Cannes?

For the unversed, the Cannes Film Festival is generally open to accredited individuals like journalists and film industry professionals. For industry professionals, ticket price ranges between $6100 (Rs 5 lakh) to $25000 (Rs 25 lakh), as per the VIP Concierge website.

The festival accreditation gives the holder free access to screenings, official activities and venues like the Palais, Village International, Riviera, and hotels. On the other hand, the Market accreditation, which is only for board members and film industry-related company employees, is around $326.30 (Rs 26,811.74).

Coming to press accreditation, it is given to journalists while the cinephile’s accreditation is handed out to the local public to officially watch the selected films.

However, if you are not a part of the industry, you can catch screenings at the Directors’ Fortnight and the Cinéma de la Plage (Beach Cinema) from 9.30 pm.

This year, the Cannes Film Festival would be attended by the likes of Natalie Portman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Sean Penn, Alicia Vikander, the Weeknd among others. In terms of Indian actors, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aditi Rao Hydari, Sara Ali Khan, Sunny Leone, Vijay Varma among others will also be marking their presence.

On the other hand, coming to filmmakers, one can expect 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.


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