Ceasefire (Cessez-le-feu), by Emmanuel Courcol

For his first feature film, Ceasefire, Emmanuel Courcol reflects on Paris after the First World War. Through the character of Georges, who survived the trenches, the film discusses the difficult return of the soldiers.

 

Published on 18/07/2019

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Tour de France, by Rachid Djaïdani

In this street adventure, Rachid Djaïdani reconciles old workers and the French suburban youth. His second film affectionately describes a France far removed from clichés.

Published on 27/07/2019

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Claire Simon

Universal questions within slices of life, ethnologist and filmmaker Claire Simon explores the poetry of daily life with a realist eye that wanders between documentaries and works of fiction.

Published on 08/05/2019

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MyFrenchFilmFestival 2019: Award for Noémie Lvovsky

On February 18th, 2019, Isabelle Giordano and Serge Toubiana, respectively Chief Executive Officer and President of UniFrance, presented the four MyFrenchFilmFestival awards. This year, the list of winners featured many intimate, personal films, like Tomorrow and Thereafter (“Demain et tous les...

Published on 13/03/2019

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Girlhood (Bande de filles), by Céline Sciamma

With Girlhood, Céline Sciamma interrogates the construction of female identity by immersing us in the daily life of Marieme, a teenager from the Parisian suburbs in search of freedom.

Published on 13/05/2019

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Jero Yun

His discovery of French cinema led this young Korean artist to become a director. Through his lens, Jero Yun questions the artificial separation that divides the two Koreas and goes in search of these enemy brothers.

 

Published on 20/05/2019

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Hubert Charuel

How can we showcase the rural world today in France? How can an epidemic affecting cows allow us to highlight all the unique, contemporary aspects of this environment? Meet Hubert Charuel, whose Bloody Milk (“Petit Paysan”) is his first feature film.

Updated on 10/05/2019

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Joël Karekezi

Joël Karekezi, a young Rwandan director, scriptwriter and producer, invites his viewer to reflect on the absurdity of war but also, and above all, on forgiveness and hope. The Mercy of the Jungle (“La Miséricorde de la jungle”), his second feature film, has just won the Gold Stallion, the highest...

Updated on 10/05/2019

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Wùlu, by Daouda Coulibaly

The first feature film by Franco-Malian director Daouda Coulibaly, Wùlu immerses us in the daily life of a young bus driver from Bamako who finds himself involved in the hellish world of drug trafficking.

 

Published on 19/03/2019

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Eastern Boys, by Robin Campillo

Equal parts novelistic thriller and reflection on love and paternity, Eastern Boys lets Robin Campillo hone a unique gaze wherein the social chronicle takes on breath of lyricism.

Published on 22/03/2019

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