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Cannes Critics’ Week, Directors’ Fortnight, Acid cancel 2020 editions

Cannes Critics’ Week, Directors’ Fortnight, Acid cancel 2020 editions

Parallel sections issue joint statement on the decision to abandon 2020 editions due to Covid-19.

Cannes parallel sections Critics’ Week, Directors’ Fortnight and Acid announced on Wednesday (April 15) that they were cancelling their 2020 editions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The respected sidebars had originally been due to take place alongside the Cannes Film Festival during its cancelled dates of May 12-23, and had then been holding out to run during a potential end-June, start-July slot, which has now also been abandoned after the French government extended a ban on large gatherings to mid-July.

”Following the French president’s April 13 announcement banning

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