Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Premieres at the Festival de Cannes

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The Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Side A, by award-winning director Naomi Kawase, was screened at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès as part of the Cannes Classics selection, after a red-carpet welcome. Marking a historic moment at what is the 75th-anniversary edition of the prestigious cinematic event, Olympian Kim Gaucher joined Kawase on the red carpet, along with her partner and 14-month-old daughter.

Canadian basketball player, Gaucher is one of many athletes who feature in the film. She and her family play a central role in the film’s narrative of female athletes who participated in the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.