Thierry Fremaux Talks Buenos Aires Lumiere Fest, Cannes’ World Role, Argentina (Exclusive)
Published on Dec 03, 2019
Buenos Aires — Lyon’s Lumière Festival and the City of Buenos Aires are in talks to launch an Argentine version of the French city’s hugely popular Lumière Festival, Thierry Frémaux told Variety at Ventana Sur.
He also underscored that mid-November’s Festival de Cannes Film Week in Hong Kong, which took the “soul” and “spirit” of Cannes to the world, would be followed by some similar events in other parts of the world.
In Buenos Aires to present an 11th Cannes Film Week – a selection of seven 2019 Cannes Festival titles which runs parallel to the Cannes co-organized Ventana Sur film market – Fremáux said a first Buenos Aires Lumière Festival – its official name has yet to be confirmed – would most likely take place in June 2020 in the Argentine capital.
Under discussions with Enrique Avogadro, the City of Buenos Aires energetic Culture Minister, a first edition would last some “three days
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Author: John Hopewell