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Unifrance (corporate)

05 January 2009 à 13:02

Unifrance takes French films around the world: December 2008

A review of French films at festivals (selections, awards) and funding support for commercial release in December 2008.

Festivals: delegations, selections, and awards (feature films)
Unifrance accompanied French artists attending the following 5 film festivals:
The 2008 Beirut International Film Festival, the 2008 French Cinepanorama in Hong Kong, the 2008 Jakarta International Film Festival, the 2008 French Cinema Today Festival in Russia, and the 2008 Dubai International Film Festival.

Festivals: delegations, selections, and awards (short films)

The 2008 Dubai International Film Festival.

Funding support for commercial release
Unifrance supported the release of 10 films in international territories by covering travel expenses for 16 French artists:
Laurent Cantet for the release of Entre les murs (The Class) in Germany
Jérôme Salle and Tomer Sisley for the release of Largo Winch in Belgium and Switzerland
Jean-Claude Van Damme for the release of JCVD in Japan
Olivier Assayas for the release of L’Heure d’été (Summer Hours) in Austria
Vincent Garenq, Pilar Lopez de Ayala, and Pascal Elbé for the release of Comme les autres in Spain and Italy
Francis Veber for the release of L’Emmerdeur (A Pain in the Ass) in Belgium and Switzerland
Francis Huster and Hafsia Herzi for the release of Un homme et son chien in Belgium
Yolande Moreau for the release of Louise Michel in Belgium
Gustave Kervern and Benoît Delépine for the release of Louise Michel in Switzerland
Étienne Chatiliez for Agathe Cléry in Switzerland

Author : Communications

Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST

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Beirut - International Film Festival - 2008

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : All films

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Dubai International Film Festival - 2008

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films

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French Cinema Today Festival in Russia - 2008

Type : Unifrance festival

Theme : French films

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Hong Kong French Cinepanorama - 2008

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : French films

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Jakarta International Film Festival - 2008

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : International festival