The French seaside resort of Cannes, known for its prestigious annual film festival, donates 11,000 euros for the reconstruction of the partially burned-down Notre-Dame cathedral. In addition, the festival, which takes place next month, will raise money
Cannes Mayor David Lisnard reported on Twitter on Tuesday that festival director Thierry Frémaux will try to get as many international names from the world cinema as possible for the collection.
Not only the film world does its best. The French fashion industry has also pledged 300 million dollars (339 million dollars) for the reconstruction of the cathedral.