Cannes Film Festival 2022: India titled as ‘Country of Honour’, Know date, theme, film premier Jury and more

13 May, 2022
Cannes Film Festival 2022: India titled as ‘Country of Honour’, Know date, theme, film premier Jury and more

The 75th annual Cannes Film Festival is all set to come back with its 75th Anniversary in 2022. While the Annual Festival always marks a special special in the world of Film Industry and even in Fashion, this year it will be bringing double fame to India. While Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has been selected as one of the Jury members of the International Film Festival, India will also be the official ‘Country of honour’ at Cannes Marche’ Du Film. 

India as ‘Country of Honour’ at Cannes 2022

In the upcoming Cannes Film Festival 2022, India will be the official ‘Country of Honour’ at the upcoming Marche’s Du Film. The Marché du Film is the business counterpart of the Cannes Film Festival and will be organized alongside Cannes 2022. It is worth mentioning that India is receiving such honor for the first time in its history. 

The big news was recently shared by Minister of Information & Broadcasting Anurag Thakur who also mentioned that it will also be the first time that such honor has been bestowed on any country.

Let us also tell you that the 75th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival is falling together with the 75th year of Indian Independence making it way more special. 

Cannes 2022 Dates

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival will begin on Tuesday, 17 May and will conclude on Saturday, 28 May. 

Cannes 2022 Theme

The Theme for the Cannes Film Festival 2022 is 'Five years learning in five days'. 

Cannes 2022 Juries

The juries of Cannes Film Festival 2022 main competitions are -

  • Vincent Lindon, French actor, Jury President

  • Asghar Farhadi, Iranian director, screenwriter and producer

  • Rebecca Hall, English-American actress, producer, director and screenwriter

  • Ladj Ly, French director, screenwriter, actor and producer

  • Jeff Nichols, American director and screenwriter

  • Deepika Padukone, Indian actress

  • Noomi Rapace, Swedish actress

  • Joachim Trier, Norwegian director and screenwriter

  • Jasmine Trinca, Italian actress and director


Cannes 2022 Prices

The highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival is The Palme d'Or. 


Cannes 2022 Film Premieres

Here is the list of films selected for the screening at the Cannes Premiere section for Cannes 2022. 

English title

Original title

Director(s)

Production country

The Beasts

As bestas

Rodrigo Sorogoyen

Spain, France

Diary of a Fleeting Affair

Chronique d'une liaison passagère

Emmanuel Mouret

France

Dodo

Panos H. Koutras

Greece, France, Belgium

Don Juan

Serge Bozon

France

Exterior Night (TV series)

Esterno notte

Marco Bellocchio

Italy

Irma Vep (miniseries)

Olivier Assayas

United States

Nos frangins

Rachid Bouchareb

France

La Nuit du 12

Dominik Moll

France



For the unversed, the foundation of Cannes Cannes Film Festival was laid in 1946. The  invitation-only festival used to be held annually in the Month of May. The Cannes Film Festival is one of the 3 Big European Film Festivals including  Berlin International Film Festival in Germany and Venice Film Festival in Italy.

Apart from the film festival and honors all the eyes are also hooked on the celebrity appearance on the Cannes Red Carpet making it a special occasion for the fashion industry too. 


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