Palestinian actors takeover Cannes to send the world a message

17 May, 2018, 07:07 | Author: Valerie Santiago
  • Kristen Stewart Just Broke All The Red Carpet Rules At Cannes

The 71st annual Cannes Film Festival is now being held from 8 to 19 May 2018.

The actress posed in a vintage Chanel silver skirt and top that she completed with a pair of sky-high black Christian Louboutin heels. Manal Issa was attending the premiere of the film "Solo: A Star Wars Story".

"There's definitely a distinct dress code, right?"

Back in 2015, a group of well-dressed women was denied entry into a screening at the prestigious festival thanks to their choice of flat shoes. The festival has earlier received flak for their strict dress code that frowns upon women who refrain from donning sky-high heels.

However, the actress chose to Express discontent of the female dress code for the event, which requires to come to shoes with heels.

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Stewart took off her black heels in front of the photographers, turning heads, and climbed the stairs barefoot. Another user tweeted, "Hooray for #KristenStewart taking off her high heels at Cannes, what a ludicrous rule!" During a 2016 interview with Vanity Fair, she spoke about how she would react if she were told that she must wear high heels on the red carpet.

"If you're not asking guys to wear heels and a dress, you can't ask me either", she stated emphatically at the time. You can not come in.' Then [I'm going to say], 'Neither is my friend. She had then said, "Things have to change immediately". "It can work both ways". It's just like you simply can not ask me to do something that you are not asking him.

The Cesar-winning actress also stormed the red carpet in another way when she teamed up with Blanchett and DuVernay on Saturday for a march highlighting the lack of female directors included at Cannes over the years. She even cracked a small smile while rocking her stilettos.

Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart flouted a ban on flat shoes at this year's Cannes Film Festival opting for a barefoot fashion statement on the red carpet.

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