The 2013 Cannes Film Festival kicked off in France with an opening ceremony Wednesday that brought Hollywood celebrities flocking to the high profile event.
Director Steven Spielberg accepted an invitation to head this year’s jury that will select the 2013 winners for acting, screenplay, direction and the film of the year.
Other jury members tapped for the 66th annual event: Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Auteuil, Lynne Ramsay and Ang Lee.
The opening began with the screening of ‘The Great Gatsby,’ featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire.
Our red carpet gallery participants: Cindy Crawford, David Hasselhoff, Hayley Roberts, Florence Welch, Frieda Pinto, Georgia May Jagger, Isla Fisher, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman.
Photos: Joe Alvarez-WENN