It was a star-studded affair at the launch of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The festival has traditionally been a glamourous affair as celebrities and the 69th edition was no exception. Hollywood's A-lister's walk the red carpet including Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore, Anna Kendrick, Susan Sarandon and Jessica Chastain. Also in attendance were fashion designer Victoria Beckham and model Bella Hadid as well as the jury for this year's event, which includes Kirsten Dunst and Vanessa Paradis.

The opening ceremony was followed by the premiere of Woody Allen's new movie Café Society, which stars Jesse Eisenberg in the lead role. Other noteworthy Hollywood debuts at the festival includes The Nice Guys, Money Monster and The BFG.

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Anna Kendrick

Julianne Moore

Bella Hadid

Kirsten Dunst

Jessica Chastain

Blake Lively

Kristen Stewart

Eva Longoria

Naomi Watts

Vanessa Paradis

Susan Sarandon

Frederique Bel

Bianca Balti

Gaia Weiss

Lily Donaldson

Doutzen Kroes

Li Bingbing

Justin Timberlake

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival runs from May 11-22. For more information, visit festival-cannes.fr.