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Cannes Film Festival ‘confident’ in the face of coronavirus

The Cannes Film Festival and its Marché du Film have both said they are pushing on with preparations for their 2020 editions, due to take place May 12-23, in response to growing speculation that they could be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.  “We’re working on the Official Selection. Films are arriving as normal,” a festival spokesperson told Screen.  She added the annual press conference announcing the Official Selection was still scheduled to take place as normal on April 16 in central Paris. Speculation that the Cannes Film Festival might not…

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