The 1996 Cannes Film Festival

The World's Smallest Cinema (le Cinema le Plus Petit Au Monde)

How's this for a way to promote short films? Disguise a van as an Art Deco movie theatre, create an ornate interior, and show 'features' no longer than 20 minutes. This English group set up in among the festival pavilions, where they got regular press coverage. Their plan was to travel through France on the way back, stopping in numerous small towns.

LAST UPDATED: January 2000

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