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Celebrities from around the world arrived in Cannes on Tuesday evening. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Some of the celebrities wore simple and classic outfits. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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One of the actresses walked the red carpet in a gorgeous electric blue dress. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Julianne Moore wore a green emerald dress. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Selena Gomez sported a cream colored two-piece. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Some stars attended the even in elaborate and glittery outfits. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Eva Longoria wore a dress with a silky skirt. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Kenza Fortas sported a beige dress embellished with golden details. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
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Raya Abirached walked the red carpet in a black dress. (Arab News)
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Nadine Labaki attended in a dark navy dress with a cape. (Ammar Abd Rabbo/Arab News)
Updated 16 May 2019

Cannes Film Festival opens with glittering red carpet arrivals

The annual Cannes Film Festival rolled out its famous red carpet on Tuesday night for an opening ceremony attended by the who's who of the international film industry. Set to run until May 25, the French festival features screenings from around the world and is the cinema industry's ultimate meeting point, where films are bought and sold and Oscar hype is created.