What goes on at the Cannes Film Festival

Broadcaster FRANCE 24 goes behind the scenes at the festival which opened this week, and looks beyond the red carpet at the marketing and networking.

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A total of 21 films are in competition for the Palme d’or award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, a massive convention centre overlooking the sea near the town's old port, reports FRANCE 24.