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Festivals & events

24 March 2014 à 11:55

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Italy

Unifrance and the Ambassade de France in Italy are organizing the 4th edition of the Rendez-vous with New French Cinema in Rome, which will take place from April 2 through 6, 2014.

21 French films will be presented at the event. Screenings will take place at Cinema Quattro Fontane, Casa del Cinema, Accademia di Francia a Roma - Villa Medici, and Maxxi - Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo. The festival will then tour to Naples, Bologna, Palermo, Turin, and Milan.

Quai d'Orsay will open the festival, in the presence of its director Bertrand Tavernier and one its stars Raphaël Personnaz.

The films selected:

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky by Michel Gondry
Playing Dead by Jean-Paul Salomé
Love Is the Perfect Crime by Arnaud Larrieu & Jean-Marie Larrieu
Under the Starry Sky by Dyana Gaye
Grand Central by Rebecca Zlotowski
The Volcano by Alexandre Coffre
Attila Marcel by Sylvain Chomet
A Place on Earth by Fabienne Godet
Age of Panic by Justine Triet
Miss and the Doctors by Axelle Ropert
Tip Top by Serge Bozon
Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants by Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
Grigris by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Violette by Martin Provost
My blue-eyed girl by Shalimar Preuss
2 Autumns 3 Winters by Sébastien Betbeder
Mea Culpa by Fred Cavayé
Tante Hilda ! by Jacques-Rémy GirerdJacques-Rémy Girerd
Tonnerre by Guillaume Brac
The Missing Picture by Rithy Panh
Hiroshima Mon Amour by Alain Resnais

The following artists will travel to Rome to promote their films and meet with the Italian media:

Dyana Gaye (invited by the Villa Medicis), Fabienne Godet, Michel GondryShalimar Preuss (invited by the Villa Medicis), Jean-Paul Salomé, Bertrand Tavernier, Raphaël Personnaz, Rebecca Zlotowski (invited by the Villa Medicis), Diane Kurys, and Guillaume Brac.

In the framework of the Rendez-vous, the first edition of Franco-Italian Co-production Meetings will be held on April 2. This industry event is jointly organized by the Institut Français Italia and the Ambassade de France in Italy, in partnership with Unifrance, Regione Lazio, the Film Paris Région (Commission du film d'Île-de-France), and the Roma E Lazio Film Commission, in collaboration with the CNC - Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée and the MiBACT.

During the first session, Jean-Paul Salomé, President of Unifrance, will focus on the ecosystem of production and finance in France and Italy, along with the conditions of boosting production. Isabelle Giordano, General Director of Unifrance will participate in the second session focusing on the report of the first bilateral funding commission signed in May 2013 at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as the persepectives for 2014.

Author : Communications

Latest update : 31 March 2014 à 11:55 CEST


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