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FRANCE 24, MONTE CARLO DOUALIYA and RFI at the 65th Cannes Film Festival - 14/05/2012

Latest update : 2012-05-21

From May 16 to 27, Audiovisuel Extérieur De La France’s media will provide special coverage of this international event.

From May 16 to 27, Audiovisuel Extérieur De La France’s media will provide special coverage of this international event. Their editorial teams and studios will set up on La Croisette in the very centre of the International Village (World Cinema Pavilion) and broadcast special programmes, reports and news in 11 languages.





Every day at 11.20 pm, with Louise Dupont presenting in French, Eve Jackson in English and Aziza Naït-Sibahain Arabic (6.15pm),the channel will broadcast an 8-minute programme featuring a stroll through Cannes during which the presenters will review the day’s highlights with their guests :

“Today’s Film” which focuses on who has ascended the red-carpet steps
“Today’s Guest” which features an interview with a movie professional, actor or film maker
“The one-minute review” with FRANCE 24 and RFI’s expert journalists
“Today’s Latest News” featuring one of the day’s highlights.
And finally, “The off-the-wall chronicle”, a fun, zany look behind the scenes featuring The Editorial Team’s Hit Parade, Today’s Tweet and the Fashion Police.
FRANCE 24 will close the Festival with a live broadcast from 8.10pm dedicated to Sunday May 27th’s award winners and a review of the fortnight’s highpoints.




Every day in the French language news bulletins, the art and culture journalists will review all the Festival’s latest news, reporting live at 8am, 1pm and 7pm.

From 9am to 10am, Pascal Paradou will present “Culture vive spécial Cannes” with guests, reports and a focus on parallel selections (rerun from 4pm to 5pm).

On Sunday May 27, from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, RFI will broadcast the closing ceremony in full, and reporters will comment on and analyse the award-winning selection.

RFI’s English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Persian, Russian, Cambodian and Vietnamese editorial teams will provide live daily broadcasts with accounts, reports, and interviews.

Monte Carlo Doualiya, AEF’s Arabic-language radio station, will broadcast a special program every day at 5.45pm with reports and guests.

RFI has been a partner of the Festival’s parallel sections for ten years. Since 2002, it has been a partner of Directors’ Fortnight and International Critics’ Week and actively supports cinema’s new talent.


You can also get all the latest news from the Cannes Film Festival with special reports and journalists’ blogs at, as well as on AEF media’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.



Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France, a partner of the World Cinema Pavilion, also supports the guest delegation comprising young directors from Burma, Brazil, Iran, Madagascar, Palestine, Paraguay, Rwanda, Tunisia and Vietnam.

The World Cinema Pavilion, which is located in the center of the International Village, is the quintessence of creativity, diversity and openness to cinema from Africa, Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe and the Near and Middle East. This year, the pavilion is sponsored by Maria de Medeiros and Elia Suleiman, two of the great figures of world


AboutAudiovisuel Extérieur De La France (AEF) :

Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France (AEF) is a public service company that comprises the international news channel FRANCE 24, the Arabic-language radio station Monte Carlo Doualiya and the international radio station RFI.

It is the leading French international news media group and its media are available worldwide, 24/7 on all devices: television, radio, internet, mobile phones, tablets, etc…AEF is the minority shareholder of TV5MONDE with a 49% stake.

Date created : 2012-05-21