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Felix Van Groeningen
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Felix Van Groeningen

Director, Screenwriter


    A Flemish-Belgian director and screenwriter, Felix Van Groeningen wrote and directed his first film Steve + Sky in 2004, which won the Joseph Plateau Prize for Best Belgian Film the same year. He released his second feature, With Friends Like These, in 2007. In 2008, he co-wrote and directed The Misfortunates, a screen adaptation of a novel by Dimitri Verhulst. The film was presented at the Directors' Fortnight at Cannes in 2009 and was awarded the Art et Essai Prize. In 2012, he received popular and critical acclaim for The Broken Circle Breakdown, which won the Gouden Award at the Ostende Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Berlin International Film Festival.


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    6th MyFrenchFilmFestival launch in pictures



    Triumphant opening night for MyFrenchFilmFestival

    Le lancement du 6e MyFrenchFilmFestival en images - F [...]

    Nicolas Winding Refn, président du jury du 6e MyFrenchFilmFestival, était entouré, le 17 janvier dernier à la Tour Eiffel, des membres du jury cinéastes : David Robert Mitchell, Marjane Satrapi, Valérie Donzelli et Felix Van Groeningen. Quelques images de cette soirée, à laquelle ont assisté également de nombreux artistes liés aux films de la sélection, et qui s'est conclue sur un concert exceptionnel des LEJ.

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