The 12-day 69th Cannes Film Festival is at the halfway mark. There are 21 films competing for awards this year, along with a host of other productions showing out of competition. IBTimes UK presents the best photographs from the red carpet so far – all in dramatic black and white.

Cannes Film Festival 2016
Petra Nemcova attends the From The Land Of The Moon (Mal De Pierres) premierePascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Aishwarya Rai leaving the Martinez HotelGareth Cattermole/Getty for L'Oreal
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Geena Davis attending The Nice Guys premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des FestivalsPascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Kendall Jenner attending the From The Land Of The Moon (Mal De Pierres) premierePascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Julia Roberts and Dominic West leaving the Festival Palace after the screening of the film Money MonsterLoic Venance/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Sasha Lane laughing with Shia Labeouf as they leave the Festival PalaceAnne-Christina Poujoulat/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Miss Fame arriving for the screening of Mal de Pierres (From the Land of the Moon)Valery Hache/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Kristen Stewart arriving for the screening of American HoneyAlberto Pizzoli/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
A Hargate attending the From The Land Of The Moon (Mal De Pierres) premiereIan Gavan/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Ryan Gosling attending The Nice Guys premiereIan Gavan/Getty
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Blake Lively attending The BFG premiereIan Gavan/Getty
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Angourie Rice attending The Nice Guys photocall at the Palais des FestivalsPascal Le Segretain/Getty
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Eva Longoria attending the Money Monster premiereTristan Fewings/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Pixie Lott attending the From The Land Of The Moon (Mal De Pierres) premiereTristan Fewings/ Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Russell Crowe attending 'The Nice Guys' photocallPascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Jessica Chastain on the red carpet at the 69th Cannes Film FestivalVittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty for Kering
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Miss Fame arriving for the screening of The BFGAnne-Christina Poujoulat/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Paz Vega arriving at the screening of The BFGLoic Venance/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Kristen Stewart attending the American Honey premiereIan Gavan/ Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Shia Labeouf and Andrea Arnold attending a press conference for American HoneyLaurent Emmanuel/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Veronica Ezell, Raymond Coalson and Isaiah Stone during a photocall for American HoneyAnne-Christina Poujoulat/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance, Claire van Kampen, Lucy Dahl, Penelope Wilton and Jemaine Clement at the screening of The BFGFrancois Durand/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Isaiah Stone, Veronica Ezell, Andrea Arnold and Sasha Lane at the screening of American Honey at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des FestivalsIan Gavan/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Kate Capshaw at The BFG premiereAndreas Rentz/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Sonia Benamar at The BFG premiereIan Gavan/ Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Vanessa Paradis arriving for the screening of Mal de Pierres (From the Land of the Moon)Anne-Christina Poujoulat/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Geena Davis arrives for the screening of The Nice GuysAnne-Christina Poujoulat/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Sonam Kapoor at the screening of Mal de Pierres (From the Land of the Moon)Valery Hache/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Ruth Negga at the Loving photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des FestivalsPascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Andrea Arnold attending the screening of American Honey at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des FestivalsIan Gavan/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Kendall Jenner arriving for the screening of Mal de Pierres (From the Land of the Moon)Valery Hache/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Dancers performing at Tim Headington & Elysium Bandini present The 8th Annual Paradis Benefitting The Art of ElysiumLuca Teuchmann/Getty for Art of Elysium
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Matt Bomer and Russel Crowe attending The Nice Guys premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des FestivalsTristan Fewings/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Marion Cotillard leaving the From The Land Of The Moon (Mal De Pierres) premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des FestivalsIan Gavan/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Wan Hanafi Su attending the Apprentice photocall during the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des FestivalsPascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Danish actor and member of the jury Mads Mikkelsen arriving on stage during the opening ceremonyValery Hache/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Australian director and president of the jury George Miller at the opening of the 69th Cannes Film FestivalAnne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Victoria Bonya, Hofit Golan and Araya A Hargate attending the Money Monster premiereNeilson Barnard/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Dana Dogaru, Cristi Puiu, Anca Puiu and Mimi Branescu attending the Sieranevada premiereTristan Fewings/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Yachts berthed in the harbour during the 69th Cannes Film Festival.Valery Hache/AFP
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Kirsten Dunst at the jury photocall at the Palais des FestivalsPascal Le Segretain/Getty
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Vanessa Paradis attending the Café Society premierePascal Le Segretain/Getty