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The 2021 Cannes Film Festival could be postponed between the end of June and the end of July

The Cannes Film Festival, currently scheduled from May 11 to 22, “will take place in 2021”, with a possibility of postponing between the end of June and the end of July if sanitary conditions require it, we learned on Wednesday 6 January with its organizers.The most important world meeting of the 7th art, which could not be held in May 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic and the confinement, is still leaving a little time “to assess the situation at the beginning of the year “, said a spokesperson.Centerpiece of the prestigious circuit of international film festivals, Cannes suffered from the pandemic last year, while rivals like Berlin and Venice were able to hold out, under strict sanitary conditions in September for the latter.This year, the first major festival on the calendar, the Berlinale, has already given up on a classic edition: the festival is postponed to March, and the competition will be held online due to the pandemic. Screenings open to the public will be organized in June.

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