LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinémoi North America, a 24-hour network on Verizon FiOS, Channel 236, featuring curated films from around the world, high couture festivals, and other lifestyle programming, announced at their Upfront Event on April 23rd that they have partnered with Canal+ to deliver exclusive coverage of the Cannes 2014 Awards Ceremony to U.S. film lovers Saturday May 24th. The Cannes International Film Festival coverage will also be available online shortly thereafter on the Cinémoi North America website (www.cinemoius.com).
"We are thrilled to be bringing the Cannes International Film Festival this year to U.S. audiences," says President of Cinémoi North America, Daphna E. Ziman. "The world has become one community and for many years 'Festival de Cannes' has captured the imaginations of Americans. It's an honor to bring this to our network and to U.S. audiences for the first time in years and bring the world together for the love of art and film."
As usual, this year promises an exciting lineup of star power, both in front of the camera as well as behind, and Cinémoi North America will be there to capture every moment. Coverage will include:
- 60 Minute Show Featuring the Entire Award Ceremony
- Red Carpet Pre-Ceremony Broadcast
In addition, the following week the upscale and culturally forward network will air "Cinémoi Presents: The 67th Cannes Film Festival," which will feature behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with actors and actresses from the nominated films.
Last month, Cinémoi hosted their inaugural Upfront at mid-town celebrity hotspot Michael's Restaurant. The reception brought together local tastemakers and fashion influencers for a distinctive evening, which included a special performance by inspirational singer, Alex Boye. The event also welcomed attendees such as: Fashion Designer J. Mendel; Award-winning Hairstylist Andre Walker; Philanthropist and Activist Patricia Duff; and TV Personality Brandi Glanville, among many others.
About Cinémoi North America
Cinémoi North America recently relaunched on Verizon FiOS (soon to roll-out on others). A 24-hour network featuring curated films from around the world and high couture festivals new to the U.S. television market, Cinémoi is nestled among AMC, FX Movie Channel, IFC, Sundance Channel and Turner Classic Movies. More than just a "movie channel," Cinémoi is aimed at discerning viewers who aspire for enticing and sophisticated entertainment. It offers a lens to the world at large—reintroducing American audiences to outstanding contemporary and vintage films and transporting them to the most glamorous world events and exotic destinations.
SOURCE Cinemoi North America