Lumière film festival - The 10th annual Lumière film festival opened in Lyon on Sunday, with actress Frances McDormand kicking off the event. A unique festival, it pays tribute to the entire history of cinema, showing a range of films from classics to more contemporary offerings and attracts many guests who come to meet and talk to the public.
It got its name from the Lumière brothers, the 19th-century inventors of cinema and pioneers in the development of motion pictures, who carried out a majority of their work in the city of Lyon.
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