Quick Guide: Cannes Film Festival
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History and structure

In Competition

Out of Competition

Festival side events

Critics and Directors

Marche Du Film

In Competition
Michael Moore is a previous Palme d'Or winner

Films screening In Competition are nominees for the prestigious Palme d'Or film prize.

About 20 feature films compete each year for the coveted prize. A win can have a huge impact at the box office.

The films make up the main part of the Official Selection which is screened in the Lumiere theatre.

Past winners of the Palme d'Or have included Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11) in 2004 and Roman Polanski (The Pianist) in 2002.