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Menagerie and a French Film

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National Selection of Serbian Film on Cinema City 2012 on a second day would be Zverinjak (Menagerie) directed by Serbian filmmmaker Marko Novaković: it is a drama that takes place at the beginning of nineties in a Serbian village near the banks of river Drina. It is a testimony to the historical and moral disintegration of a country situated in the middle separated from urban life and located in a region dominated by specific rules and relations between people. Roe, daughter of strain, the m...

44 french films at the London Film Festival

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The 55th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that this year's programme includes 44 films from France. This is part of a worldwide selection of 204 feature films and 110 shorts from more than 54 countries. The 55th BFI London Film Festival runs from October 12 - October 27.France FEATURES: 17 GIRLS (17 FILLES): Dir. Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin A CAT IN PARIS (UNE VIE DE CHAT): Dir. Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup FelicioliAMERICANO: Dir. Mathie...

Montreal Awards Come as you are at World Film Festival

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AWARDS OF THE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL – MONTRÉAL 2011 JURY President : VICENTE ARANDA, director (Spain) KATHARINA MARIE SCHUBERT, actress (Germany) LAURENT HEYNEMANN, director (France) LI QUINKUAN, director (China) DINO GENTILI, script-writer and director (Italy) BERNARD SEGUIN-POIRIER, painter and sculptor (Canada) CARMEN GAGNON, representing the general public (Canada) FEATURE FILMS Grand prix des Americas: (COME AS YOU ARE) HASTA LA VISTA by Geoffrey E...

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JURY Président : VICENTE ARANDA, director (Spain) KATHARINA MARIE SCHUBERT, actress (Germany) LAURENT HEYNEMANN, director (France) LI QUINKUAN, director (China) DINO GENTILI, script-writer and director (Italy) BERNARD SEGUIN-POIRIER, painter and sculptor (Canada) CARMEN GAGNON, representing the general public (Canada) FEATURE FILMS                       ...

The members of Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury presided by Michel GONDRY

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The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury presided by Michel GONDRY will welcome Julie GAYET, Jessica HAUSNER, Corneliu PORUMBOIU and João Pedro RODRIGUES. They will have to choose First, Second and Third prize winners from the sixteen final-year films featuring in the 2011 Cinéfondation Selection. These three films will walk away with prize money of 15,000€, 11,250€ and 7,500€ respectively. The prizes will be awarded by the Jury on Friday 20th May during a ceremony in the Salle ...

Sacramento festival of french film highlights

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9th annual SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL runs June 18-20 & 26-27, 2010 FILM PROGRAM:All films are presented in French with English subtitles. Showtimes to be announced at the end of May.Post-screening discussions follow some of the screenings.The SFFF film program will include the Best of Contemporary French cinema in their Sacramento PREMIERES, MIDNIGHT MOVIES, Rare CLASSICS, SHORT FILMS and SPECIAL GUESTS. The 2010 film selection includes a wide array of genres: Comedies – Drama – Romanc...

French Film Panorama

7th French Film Panorama

One month - 25 new French Films - 15 directors and actors - 5 cities

The French Film Panorama will take place in China, travelling to Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Chengdu and Guangzhou, from April 1st to April 30th.

A selection of 25 recently released French films, 13 feature films and 12 short films, established in cooperation with SARFT (State Administration of Radio, Film and Television) will be presented to the public in the multiplexes of the 5 cities. The films will screen in French with Chinese subtitles and will be followed by Q&A sessions with the audience. 

A delegation of directors and artists will be travelling to China during the festival to introduce their film, conduct master classes and meet the press:

Mona Achache - director of "The Hedgedog"

Josiane Balasko - actress of "The Hedgedog", " Park Benches"                                     

Stéphane Brizé - director "Mademoiselle Chambon"                                                                                   

Ivan Calbérac - director "Alternate week (and half the vacation)"                                                                                             

Julie Lopes Curval - director "Hidden Diary"                                                                                                                        

Denis Dercourt - director "Tomorrow at Dawn"                                                                                                                    

Alice de Lencquesaing - actress "The father of my children"                                                                                    

Louis-Do de Lencquesaing - actor "The father of my children"                                                                                         

Emmanuel Mouret - director and actor "Please please me"                                                                                       

Vincent Perez - actor "Tomorrow at dawn"                                                                                                                 

Bruno Podalydès - director and actor "Park Benches"                                                                                         

Laurent Tirard - director "Little Nicholas"

The Panorama is made possible with the support of CNC, Ubifrance, Paris City Government, Air France, Fondation Gan, Groupama, LVT, Société Générale, Forte, Peugeot, Citroën, Chengdu experimental foreign languages school, Cinando, Studio Ciné Live, Broadway Cinema, Stellar Cinema Chengdu, Shanghai International Film Festival, Jinyizhujiang Movie Circuits, Movie Vane, Sofitel Wanda Chengdu, Sofitel Shanghai Hyland, Hotel G Beijing, the Garden Hotel Guangzhou, French Cultural Centre and Alliance Française, Art Genesis. 

Film List

Screenings will be held in French with Chinese subtitles

Feature Films

Alternate weeks (and half the vacation) directed by Ivan Calbérac

Eleonore's dream directed by Dominique Monféry

The father of my children directed by Mia Hansen-Love

The Hedgedog directed by Mona Achache

Hidden Diary directed by Julie Lopes Curval

L'homme de chevet directed by Alain Monne

In the beginning directed by Xavier Giannoli

Little Nicholas directed by Laurent Tirard

Mademoiselle Chambon directed by Stéphane Brizé

Park Benches directed by Bruno Podalydès

Please please me directed by Emmanuel Mouret

Tomorrow at dawn directed by Denis Dercourt

Welcome to the sticks directed by Dany Boon

 

Short Films

Program 1

7.57 am-pm directed by Simon Lelouch

Allons-y! Alonzo! directed by Camille Moulin-Dupré

The Holy Feast directed by Annelaure Daffis & Léo Marchand

L'homme qui dort directed by Inès Sedan

My name is Dominic directed by Nicolas Sihol

Self defense directed by Thomas Gayrard

 

Program 2

The Bed By the window directed by Michaël Barocas

French roast directed by Fabrice O.Joubert

The Little Dragon directed by Bruno Collet

Lost days office directed by Jean-François Fontanel

Masques directed by Jérôme Boulbès

The story of my life directed by Pierre Ferriere

 

Cinema Information:

In Beijing:

Broadway Cinemas, Broadway Cinematheque Moma, Star City cinema

In Shanghai:

To confirm

In Chengdu:

Stellar Xi Nan Yingdu 

In Wuhan:

Hongshan Auditorium

In Guangzhou:

Guangzhou Jin Yi International Cinema, China Plaza Theatre

 

For more information about the films and delegation please go to:

http://www.faguowenhua.com/public/presse

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Look back at Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film

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Colcoa to open with Land of Shtis French BO sensation

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22e Festival du Film de Bastia Arte Mare

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