What’s the magic of Cannes?

Driven by emotion — 14photo essay: Why is the Festival de Cannes the greatest film festival in the world?

Because at the Festival de Cannes, cinema is honoured all over town. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because the Festival de Cannes is the mother of all film festivals. Since long before most other festivals where even born. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because only at the Festival de Cannes, the “other” day in the office can look like this. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because a place that dares to put love above everything else is always right. (Photos: © Sascha Seifert)
Because standing in line for a screening is like a mini vacation with friends from the same tribe. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because views can be epic and inspiring — even from the escalators inside the conference hall. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because only at the Festival de Cannes, there is this constant mix of business and beauty. All day long. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because the Festival de Cannes manages so well to make the trivial look beautiful and poetic. This festival is a film in itself. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because the Festival de Cannes has the best Cinema on a beach. The entire festival thru. Every night. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because only in Cannes: Late night shopping offers vegetable juices or Fish Soup. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because, if things go wrong, there is always this. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because the Festival de Cannes is one of the rare places, where the mundane can become a timeless poem. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)
Because at the Festival de Cannes, cinema is honoured all over town. (Photo: © Sascha Seifert)

More Cannes 2018 Magic! Please also see my other post here: Cinematic experience in a bag & Part of the story of the Festival de Cannes: The annual festival bag. Unbaging wonder.