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1969 Cannes Film Festival


1969 Cannes Film Festival

1969 Cannes Film Festival
Official poster of the 22nd Cannes Film Festival
Opening film Sweet Charity
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prix du Festival International du Film (If....)
Number of films 26 (In Competition)[1]
6 (Out of Competition)
14 (Short Film)
Festival date 8 May 1969 (1969-05-08) – 23 May 1969 (1969-05-23)

The 22nd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 8 - 23, 1969. At this festival a new non-competitive section called "Directors' Fortnight" is added, in response to the cancellation of the 1968 festival.[2]

The Grand Prix du Festival International du Film went to the If.... by Lindsay Anderson.[3] The festival opened with Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse.[4][5]


Luchino Visconti, Jury President

Feature film competition

Films out of competition

Short film competition



  1. ^ "Official Selection 1969 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "1969 - Year controversy". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Awards 1969 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "1969 Cannes Film Festival sweet charity opening film". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Opening of the 1969 Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

External links

  • 1969 Cannes Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival 1969
  • Cannes Film Festival:1969 at Internet Movie Database
  • 22ème Festival International du Film - Cannes
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