World Movies, the international movie channel from the UTV Network, is showcasing award-winning movies from Festival De Cannes in its special series ‘Cannes Calling’ this May. The Festival De Cannes will be held at Cannes from May 14-25, 2008.
‘The Countdown’ would bring the best moments from Cannes in the last 10 years with red carpet events to gala parties, and interviews with the stars. ‘The Late Show’ would air a selection of the best movies showcased at Cannes over the years.
Dilshad Master, COO, UTV Entertainment Television Ltd, said “Cannes is a not-to-miss event. It is the world’s biggest and the most glamorous film festival, but India gets to see only glimpses of it. As India’s only international movie channel, World Movies is proud to bring Indian viewers comprehensive coverage of this spectacular event for the very first time.”
Every evening at 11 pm from May 2-25, World Movies would be airing award winning movies such as ‘Tears of the Black Tiger’ (Thai), ‘Money’ (French), and ‘Secrets and Lies’ (English), among many others.