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Future History 1968: Revolutionaries Shut Down The Cannes Festival

Watch the latest episode of our series exploring the year that shaped the world as we know it.

Posted on May 26, 2018, at 4:21 p.m. ET

Protest had permeated nearly every aspect of culture in 1968, including the film industry.

Pioneering French director Jean-Luc Godard wasn't afraid to stir up trouble and rebel against traditional cinema styles. He even bailed in the middle of shooting a film about the Rolling Stones to protest the legendary Cannes Film Festival.

Watch it all unfold in the latest episode of Future History: 1968.

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