For the first time in the history of Nepali film industry, actress Priyanka Karki has become the first representative to go to the festival.
About the festival:
The Cannes Festival was called the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) until 2002. Now, Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
The festival was founded in 1946, the invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. It is one of the “Big Three” alongside the Venice Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
The 2019 Cannes Film Festival is taking place between 14 and 25 May 2019. Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu has been named the jury president of this year’s festival.
To announce her travel to France, Priyanka wrote: