What is the Cannes Film Festival?

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As the 71st Cannes film festival opens in the south of France, the worldโ€™s press has their cameras focussed on the red carpet. But if you donโ€™t work in the world of cinema itโ€™s difficult to understand just what the event is for and why it even exists. Our reporters Olivia Salazar-Winspear and Aurore Dupuis take you through the basics.

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