News in brief
11 March 2018 à 15:47
Films are following one after the other at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater: on the weekend, Bruno Dumont presented Jeannette, Tonie Marshall spoke passionately about her film Number One, Xavier Legrand explained Custody (photo), and Marine Francen discussed The Sower. Marine Francen found out only a few hours later that her film had just been picked up by the US distributor Film Movement!
The event's opening weekend was also marked by the emotion-filled reaction of Jeanne Balibar, who was very moved to rediscover Jacques Rivette's film Who Knows, which was presented at The Metrograph theater. Other highlights included the arrival of Laurent Cantet, Gilles Bourdos, and Eugène Green at the festival.
Just a stone's throw away a little further south, Benjamin Renner presented Big Bad Fox & Other Tales at the New York Children's Film Festival and took part in a Q&A with children (Q: "Why is there a recipe for crêpes in the end credits?" A: Because I wanted to see if children would read it, so that shows it worked!").
Furthermore, at the same time over in Miami was the opening of the 3rd Mercado del Cine Francés, an event that gives twenty or so exporters of French productions the chance to meet with over 30 distributors from Latin American countries...
Latest update : 12 March 2018 à 15:47 CET