A huge banner with the names of victims of feminicides in France was unfurled on the Cannes red carpet on Sunday by members of a feminist collective, Les Colleuses, in honor of a documentary presented in the afternoon on the Croisette.Angélique, Évelyne, Sofya, Nadia, a woman… The names or identities of the 129 victims of feminicides in France, “since the last Cannes Film Festival” in July 2021, were displayed on the steps of the Festival. Dressed in black, the activists then posed, fists raised, before using smoke bombs, shrouding the red carpet in black smoke. The scene was immortalized by photographer Raymond Depardon, whose son Simon realized, with Marie Perennès, the documentary Riposte féministe, which follows these activists pasting, often at night, messages on the walls of cities to denounce gender-based violence, street harassment and bring messages of support to victims of sexual assault. screening of the film, presented in a special screening on Sunday, the splicers once again raised their fists when the director called out their first name. The second feminist action of the weekend An activist denouncing the rapes committed by Russians in Ukraine had burst in, bare-chested and bloodstained panties, on Friday on the red carpet, before being stopped by the security services. The action was then claimed on Twitter by the Scum movement, which defines itself as “radical” feminist.