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AFP: once again a proud partner in the epic "Cannes fait le mur" exhibit

For the second year in a row, Agence France-Presse is teaming up with the city of Cannes to present “Cannes fait le mur”. For the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, this exhibit features 17 larger-than-life photographic portraits of stars displayed on Rue d’Antibes and around the city from 15 May to 30 June 2013.

 

This year’s exhibit features candid, light-hearted portraits: a look back at scenes of shared laughter, celebration, tenderness, and joy.

 

All in black and white photography, a superb choice to highlight these unforgettable moments full of emotion: Uma Thurman’s regal pose, Julianne Moore’s lovely smile, the enigmatic gaze of Nicole Kidman, the tender exchange between Alain Delon and his daughter Anouchka, and a radiant Kirsten Dunst brandishing her Best Actress Award...

 

AFP, one of the world’s top three news agencies, has covered the Cannes Film Festival since it first began in 1946. “Cannes fait le mur” is an homage to AFP’s photojournalists. Each year during the Festival, AFP photographers produce more than 6,000 images, working alongside videographers, editors, and graphic editors.

 

AFP’s photo archives are also available on its database, Image Forum (www.imageforum.afp.com).

 

With a network of 500 photojournalists, AFP is regularly honoured with prestigious international prizes: Pulitzer, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, the Bayeux-Calvados Prize for war correspondents, NPPA Awards, etc.

 

From 15 to 26 May, a team of 25 journalists will be working around the clock to bring the cinematic event of the year to life through texts, photos, videos and infographics in real time.

 

AFP has partnered with Nikon France and Atelier-Images & Cie for this exhibit.

 

 

About AFP

AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,260 journalists spread across almost every country, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages. AFP delivers the news in video, text, photos, multimedia and graphics to a wide range of customers including newspapers and magazines, radio and TV channels, web sites and portals, mobile operators, corporate clients as well as public institutions.

 

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