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Top 10 Film Festivals Around the World

Film festivals are the best platform for upcoming directors to showcase their talent. Here's a list of the best film festivals from around the world.

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The Cannes Festival

The Cannes Festival

The Cannes Festival named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around the world.

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Sundance

Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, is a film festival that takes place annually in Park City, Utah. With over 46,660 attendees in 2016, it is the largest independent film festival in the United States.

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The Berlin International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the world's leading film festivals and most reputable media events. It is held annually in Berlin, Germany.

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Hong Kong International Film Festival

Hong Kong International Film Festival

Founded in 1976, the Hong Kong International Film Festival is Asia’s oldest international film festival and a pioneer in introducing Hong Kong, Chinese language and Asian cinema and filmmakers to the world.

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Venice Film Festival

Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival, founded in 1932, is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the "Big Three" film festivals alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.

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Rotterdam Film Festival

Rotterdam Film Festival

The International Film Festival Rotterdam is an annual film festival held in various cinemas in Rotterdam, Netherlands at the end of January.

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San Francisco International Film Festival

San Francisco International Film Festival

San Francisco International Film Festival (abbreviated as SFIFF) is among the longest running film festivals in the Americas. Organized by the San Francisco Film Society, the International is held each spring for two weeks, presenting around 200 films from over 50 countries annually.

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Raindance Film Festival

Raindance Film Festival

Raindance is an independent film festival and film school that operates throughout major cities including: London, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Budapest, Berlin and Brussels.

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Melbourne International Film Festival

Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival is an annual film festival held over three weeks in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1952 and is one of the oldest film festivals in the world.

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Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff, reportedly in response to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the consequent loss of vitality in the Tribeca neighborhood in Lower Manhattan