The Cannes Festival is one of the world’s prevalent film festivals. The invitation-only festival was founded in 1948 and is held annually (usually in May) at the Palasis des Festival et des Congrès.
Until 2003 it was called the International Film Festival and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival. It has since remained one of the leading and most valued film festival in the world.
The annual film festival is held in Cannes, France, and previews new films of all genres from around the world.
The 2022 edition of the festival is expected to take place from May, 17 to May 28, 2022 in France. Films for the festival are selected from different cultures and origin. The festival featured a tribute to actor Tom Cruise, whose film Top Gun: Maverick is due to premiere at the festival.
Ghanaian short film; Tsutsuè written and directed by Amartei Armar and produced by Yemoh Ike competed with some 3,507 other short films before finally making its way into the nomination chamber and becomes the first film from sub-Saharan Africa to be nominated for the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
Set in a small Ghanaian town at the edge of a large landfill site that spills into the ocean, the sons of a fisherman, Sowah and Okai, struggle to cope with loss of their eldest brother who drowned during a fishing expedition. Haunted by his demise, Okai believes their brother is still out there……
The amazing short film features remarkable performance by acting talents; Kriston-Acquah Elisha (Okai), Idrissu Tontie (Sowah), Inccom Kwabena Victor, Gabriel Narh Addo and Numo Ablorh.