The 2012 Cannes Film Festival



The 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival kicked off in spectacular fashion with a teenage romance, stunning gowns and a performance from Beth Ditto.

Guests vie for a chance to star in a short movie directed by Karl Lagerfeld.

Dashing French stage actor hits Cannes to promote his latest movie.

Accompanied by Kim Kardashian, the singer screens short film titled “Cruel Summer.”

Actress attended “On the Road” premiere in Cannes with her actor husband Sam Riley.

Denim brand Replay books English band for its annual Cannes party.

The LomoKino Mubi Edition features a strip of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s new short film.

The film, called “A Therapy,” stars Ben Kingsley and Helena Bonham Carter.

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Cassie and Alec Baldwin attend party co-hosted by Chopard and Harvey Weinstein.

Sean Penn, Robert De Niro and Jennifer Connelly attended weekend festivities at the film festival.

Both the great and the aspiring-to-be turned out Thursday night at the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival for the Women in Film party.

Stars sparkle at the opening night premiere of Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom.”

In picking this year’s recipients of the Chopard Trophy, the Swiss company is highlighting a new generation of socially conscious stars.

In picking this year’s recipients of the Chopard Trophy, the Swiss company is highlighting a new generation of socially conscious stars.

WWD takes a look at the highlights of the 65th annual film festival, which opens Wednesday night with its usual onslaught of films, parties and fashion.