The 75th edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 17-May 25. India has been announced as the official ‘country of honour’ at the Cannes this year. As many as six feature films, representing the country, will be screened during the film festival. One more documentary is part of the competition. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur is set to lead a delegation from India to Cannes. India’s selection as the country of honour coincides with the 75th year of Independence, the 75th anniversary of France-India diplomatic relations and the 75th year of the Cannes Film Festival.