Mark Byrnes is a senior associate editor at CityLab who writes about design and architecture.
The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival is now underway.
This year's Cannes Film Festival kicked off yesterday, with the premiere of Wes Anderson's newest film, Moonrise Kingdom. The Palme d'Or award for best film will be presented upon the festival's conclusion on May 27.
A man dressed as Charlie Chaplin walks on the beach in Cannes during the 65th Cannes Film Festival May 17, 2012. (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard)