Cannes Diary: 2013

Follow Managing Editor Keith Simanton on Twitter for more Fest updates: IMDbKeith. The 66th annual Cannes Film Festival starts May 15th and runs through the 26th. Most people, even the hardiest of festivals goers and critics, will only see under a dozen of the films available in those eleven days. Cannes is, and isn't, about the films. Cannes is about the idea of films. Cannes is about the people, the artists, who make the films. Cannes is about the history of films and Cannes is about the future of films. The festival isn't really about the films showing that year at all. Still, artistic director Thierry Fremaux and his programmers have made sure there's an impressive lineup this year