03 October 2008 à 13:02
Unifrance takes French films around the world – September 2008
A roundup of industry events in the month of September.
This month, Unifrance provided support to the attendance of French artists and the presentation of French films at 10 feature film festivals: the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, 2008 Zurich-Bienne Helvetia French Film Festival, 2008 Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy, 2008 San Sebastian International Film Festival, French Cinema Tour in Mexico, 2008 Hamburg Filmfest, 2008 New York Film Festival, 2008 Namur International Francophone Film Festival, and the 2008 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival.
In September, Unifrance also assisted the attendance of French artists and the presentation of French films at 5 short film festivals: Busho – 2008 Budapest Short Film Festival, 2008 International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece, 2008 Ottawa International Animated Film Festival, 2008 Krok International Animated Film Festival, and the 2008 Namur International Francophone Film Festival.
San Sebastian International Film Festival (Feature Films)
Louise Michel by Benoît Delépine and Gustave Kervern: Best Screenplay Award
Support for Commercial Release
Unifrance provided support for the release of 5 films in foreign markets by covering travel expenses for 8 French artists:
Hiam Abbass for the release of Citronniers (Lemon Tree) in Switzerland
Josiane Balasko for the release of Cliente (Client) in Switzerland
Christophe Barratier, Gérard Jugnot, and Nora Arnezeder for the release of Faubourg 36 (Paris 36) in Germany
Lyes Salem and Nathalie Saugeon for the release of Mascarades in Algeria
Agnès Jaoui for the release of Parlez-moi de la pluie (Let it Rain) in Belgium
Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST