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05 May 2009 à 11:12

Unifrance takes French films around the world: April 2009

A review of French films at festivals (selections and awards) and Unifrance support for commercial release in April 2009.

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

Unifrance accompanied French artists attending the following 11 film festivals: the Francophone Festival in Greece, the Istanbul International Film Festival, the 6th French Film Panorama in China, the Singapore International Film Festival International, the Budapest French Film Days, CPH: PIX in Copenhagen, the Crossing Europe Festival in Linz, the City of Lights, City of Angels (Col-Coa) Film Festival in Los Angeles, the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, the Vienna Francophone Film Festival (FFF), and the San Francisco International Film.

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

Unifrance supported the presence of 10 French artists and 71 films attending the following 9 festivals: the Budapest French Film Days, the 6th French Film Panorama in China, the Francophone Festival in Greece, the Aspen Shortsfest, the Brussels International Fantasy Film Festival, the Dresden International Short Film Festival, the Pan-Africa International Film Festival in Montreal, the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, and the Lisbon International Film Festival (IndieLisboa).

Funding support for commercial release

Unifrance supported the release of 17 films in international territories by covering travel expenses for 28 French artists:

Jacques Nolot for the release of Avant que j'oublie (Before I Forget) in the UK.

Laurent Achard and Pascal Cervo for the release of Le Dernier des fous (Demented, aka The Last of the Crazy People) in the UK.

Christophe Barratier for the release of Faubourg 36 (Paris 36) in the Czech Republic.

Laurent Cantet for the release of Entre les murs (The Class) in Lebanon.

Éric Guirado for the release of Le Fils de l'épicier (The Grocer’s Son) in the UK.

Gustave Kervern and Benoît Delépine for the release of Louise Michel in Italy.

Jean Dujardin and Michel Hazanavicius for the release of OSS 117, Rio ne répond plus (OSS 117, Lost in Rio) in Switzerland.

Rémi Bezançon for the release of Le Premier jour du reste de ta vie (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life) in Germany and Austria.

Sylvie Verheyde for the release of Stella in Austria.

Elie Chouraqui, Barbara Schulz, and Gérard Darmon for the release of Celle que j'aime (The One I Love) in Belgium.

Anna Novion and Jean-Pierre Darroussin for the release of Les Grandes Personnes in Germany and Austria.

Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, and Pascal Laugier for the release of Martyrs in the UK.

Ludivine Sagnier for the release of La Fille coupée en deux (The Girl Cut in Two) in the UK.

Yolande Moreau and Martin Provost for the release of Séraphine in Austria.

Pierre Morel for the release of Taken in Singapore.

Sophie Marceau and Jean-Paul Salomé for the release of Les Femmes de l'Ombre (Female Agents) in China.

Philippe Muyl and Louis Dussol for the release of Magique! in Singapore and Taipei.

Author : Communications

Latest update : 08 May 2009 à 11:12 CEST

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International Fantasy Film Festival of Brussels - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : Fantasy films

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Aspen Shortsfest - 2009

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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CPH PIX - 2009

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : International festival

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CoLCoA - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : French films

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Crossing Europe - Linz - 2009

Type : Feature film festival

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Dresden International Short Film Festival - 2009

Type : Short film festival

Theme : International festival

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French Film Festival (Budapest) - 2009

Type : Unifrance festival

Theme : French films

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French Film Festival in China - 2009

Type : Unifrance festival

Theme : French films

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Greece - French Film Festival - 2009

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : French-language

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IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival (Lisbon) - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : International festival

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Istanbul Film Festival - 2009

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : All films

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San Francisco International Film Festival - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films

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Singapore International Film Festival - 2009

Type : Feature film festival

Theme : All films

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Tribeca Film Festival (New York) - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films

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Vienna Francophone Film Festival - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : French-language

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Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival - 2009

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films