Cannes film festival gave his Palace for housing for the homeless

Каннський кінофестиваль віддав свій палац під житло для бездомних

Cannes film festival moved through 2020 coronavirus

On 17 March, the President of France Emmanuel macron announced a nationwide quarantine and called on all French people to stay at home. It has become a problem for 12 thousand homeless who live in the country.

In Cannes, where in mid-may, had to pass the famous film festival, the problem was solved simply: Palace of festivals given in order to place homeless people living on the French Riviera. About it reports France 24.

“Every night we have 50 to 70 people”, – said the representative of the Cannes city hall Dominique Ed-Lasse.

At the entrance to the Palais des festivals the guard measures the temperature of each homeless. Inside their dining area, shower and space with a TV and Board games, and in the large hall are three rows of cots for sleeping. Also on location are 4 boxes on the case that homeless people come with dogs.

Каннський кінофестиваль віддав свій палац під житло для бездомних

Daily lives in a Palace 50-70 people

Recall that in 2020 the Cannes film festival was to be held from 12 to 23 may, but it decided to move. The Chairman of the jury of the festival was to become the American Director spike Lee. Among the films premiere which was held in Cannes – “the French Manager” by Wes Anderson.

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