The Cannes Film Festival is celebrating its 70th edition Tuesday evening with a formal dinner in honor of the festival’s birthday. The event is preceded by red carpet arrivals at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
Earlier in the day, Cannes gathered more than 100 individuals to pose for a photo together. In the front row were 11 Palme d’Or winners, flanked by a dozens of actors and directors who are previous or current participants in the fest.
Among those in attendance were Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Tilda Swinton, Nicole Kidman, Michael Haneke, Marion Cotillard, Uma Thurman, Jessica Chastain, and Isabelle Huppert. The Palme d’Or winners included Jane Campion and Ken Loach.
In total, more than 100 leading figures from throughout the film world came together to pay tribute to the festival.
The 70th Cannes Film Festival runs from May 17 to May 28, 2017.