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06 February 2018 à 15:37

Benoit Jacquot and Cédric Kahn in the Official Competition at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival

Two French were selected in the Official Competition at the 68th Berlinale (February 15-25, 2018): The Prayer (The Prayer) by Cédric Kahn and Eva by Benoit Jacquot. Other festival sections also featured eagerly-awaited films by directors such as Claire Simon, Jean Paul Civeyrac, Stéphane Demoustier, and Gilles de Maistre. As always, UniFrance was present at the event and provided support services for a large number of French sales companies at our EFM stand.

At the Film Market

This year, UniFrance has provide services for the following 16 French sales companies represented at our stand at the European Film Market (EFM)—one of Europe's biggest and most important film markets, organized in parallel to the Berlin International Film Festival:

Alfama Films ProductionAlma CinemaArtedisBac FilmsCoproduction Office francetv distributionFuturikonJour 2 fêteLe PacteLes Films du LosangeLoco FilmsMPM PremiumOther Angle PicturesPyramide InternationalThe Bureau SalesWTFilms
 
Our traditional cocktail reception celebrating the opening of the film market took place on February 16, bringing together international distributors, French sales companies, producers, and a host of movie industry professionals from across the globe.

At the Festival

Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel and Julia Roy joined director Benoit Jacquot for the world premiere of Eva, while Cédric Kahn was accompanied by his actors Anthony Bajon, Alex Brendemühl and Damien Chapelle for the presentation of The Prayer (The Prayer).

The French delegation also included Jean Paul Civeyrac and Andranic Manet (A Paris Education), Stéphane Demoustier and Vimala Pons (Cléo & Paul), Claire Simon (Young Solitude), Aminatou Echard (Jamila), and Julien Faraut (In The Realm of Perfection). Cécile De France was a member of this year's competition jury, and Fanny Ardant was in attendance for the presentation of the Swiss TV movie Journal de ma tête by Ursula Meier. Finally, French chef Alain Ducass was in Berlin for the documentary about him, La Quête d'Alain Ducasse. As for French short films, Lénaïg Le Moigne presented Clemence's Afternoon.

French films and co-productions at the 68th Berlin Film Festival

Official Competition

Out of Competition

Panorama

Forum

Culinary Cinema

Generation Kplus

Panorama Dokumente

Short Films - International Competition

Short Films - Generation Competition

Author : Communications

Latest update : 23 February 2018 à 15:37 CET

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Artedis

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Coproduction Office

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Futurikon

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Le Pacte

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Loco Films

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Berlin - EFM European Film Market - 2018

Type : International market

Theme : All films

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Berlin International Film Festival - 2018

Type : Feature film and short film festival

Theme : All films