Cannes Film Festival – 2015

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The Cannes festival began with a meeting on May 18 organized by the Créteil Women’s Film Festival and the Society of Dramatic Authors (SACD) entitled “Women Make Great Movies: Strategies for Success.”

A panel of professional film organizers for women’s organizations, institutes, and festivals included Anna Serner, director of the Swedish Film Institute; Kate Kinninmont, director of “Women in Film and Television” (WIFT) in the UK; Cameron Bailey, artistic director of the Toronto International Film Festival; Melissa Silverstein, founder of the blog “Women and Hollywood” and writer for Indiewire’ and Jasmila Žbanic, Bosnian director and producer. The event drew over 100 participants.