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Cannes: 200 personalities commit to the environment

Marion Cotillard, Mélanie Laurent, Léa Seydoux, Radu Mihaileanu, Luc Jacquet, actress Lucie Lucas, former Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen, and many other film personalities – 200 in total – will launch a call on Friday for their colleagues from the big screen to act, through their art, to "The protection of the living" and the fight against climate change. During a press conference, in the heart of the Cannes Film Festival, they will present their platform entitled "Resist and Create" written by Cyril Dion, co-director of the documentary Tomorrow, and initiated by the association On is ready.

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"We urge film industry professionals to participate, by their means, in the creation of new narratives, to enable us to imagine a sustainable, more positive world. that which is promised to us by the ecological collapse and the dystopias, Magali Payen, founder of On is ready. Intellectuals and artists have a responsibility in what is happening today. Stories, fictional or documentary, can and should help change the world, right now. "

This Thursday, a group of young people committed to the climate, accompanied by artists, had to climb the steps of Cannes at 10 pm, before the projection of the last film from Ken Loach, Sorry we missed you. On May 24, a new global climate strike day, young people will reoffend by organizing a happening at the festival.

Aude Massiot

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