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Cannes plans to celebrate cinema

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: The Cannes film festival should be about celebrating cinema, not handing out gongs, its jury members said on Wednesday (May 15) ahead of the official opening of the world-famous movie showcase. The nine members of the prestigious panel will decide which of the 20 films in contention scoops the Palme d'Or -- the festival's golden trophy -- at the end of 12 days of screenings and seminars in the resort town on the French riviera. But addressing journalists at the official news conference before the glitzy opening ceremony, the jury, headed up by legendary Hollywood film maker Steven Spielberg said it was not about winning, but about taking part. "The entire world comes together every year at Cannes and I think it's an extraordinary cultural, global, cultural, event. So I look at this as two weeks of celebrating film, not two weeks of pitting one film against the other," the multi-Oscar-winning director of Jaws and Jurassic

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