The 65th Festival de Cannes is open!

Bérénice Béjo (oscar nominee for “The Artist”) mistress of ceremonies at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, gave a touching speech at a ceremony held at Palais des Festivals last night.  Moonrise Kingdom directed by Wes Anderson (the first film to be screened in Competition) opened the 65th Festival de Cannes.

Members of the jury are: jury president Nanni Moretti, Hiam Abbass , Andrea Arnold, Emmanuelle Devos , Jean-Paul Gaultier, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor, Alexander Payne, Raoul Peck.

Le 65e Festival de Cannes est ouvert!