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

Festival side events
The Riviera is a glamorous place to showcase the best of world cinema

Un Certain Regard was set up in 1978 to act as a showcase for world cinema and to absorb several festival side events.

It is the main showcase section of the festival and there are there are no awards or prizes.

Cinefondation was added to the festival in 1998, and presents about 15 short films selected by the festival from around the world.

The Cinefondation has its own jury, and there are three awards for the best films in the section.