09 January 2019 à 15:38
Find out the film selection and jury for the 9th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival!
After a record year in 2018 with 12 million viewings, the coziest film festival in the world is back again this year with 28 features and short films accessible across the globe from January 18 through February 18, 2019! Check out the trailer, the jury, and the film lineup for the world's first online French film festival, organized by UniFrance.
Celebrated French and international directors will make up the jury for the 2019 edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival:
- The Belgian director Jaco Van Dormael, multi-award winner for Toto le héros, Mr.Nobody, and The Brand New Testament
- The French director Houda Benyamina, whose debut feature Divines won the Camera d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival
- The French director Coralie Fargeat, whose debut film Revenge earned critical acclaim around the world
- The French filmmaker Mikhaël Hers, director of Memory Lane, This Summer Feeling, and Amanda
- The Canadian filmmaker Kim Nguyen, director of Two Lovers and a Bear, who was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign-Language Film category in 2013 for Rebelle
The 2019 selection is divided into six innovative thematic sections that reflect the great diversity of French cinema:
Whether it's on a road trip, for a mockumentary, or a wedding at the zoo, family get-togethers are often a time when people get to air their dirty laundry...
- Gaspard at the Wedding by Anthony Cordier
- Guy by Alex Lutz
- Blue Dog by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh
- A Man My Son by Florent Gouëlou
WHAT THE F…RENCH!?
They may be judges or detectives, or insomniacs in search of relief—our heroes and heroines find themselves in the middle of the most absurd situations.
- Keep an Eye Out by Quentin Dupieux
- So Help Me God by Yves Hinant and Jean Libon (in partnership with Wallonie-Bruxelles Images (WBI))
- Judith Hotel by Charlotte Le Bon
- The Seventh Continent by Noé Debré
- Wild Love by Paul Autric, Quentin Camus, Léa Georges, Maryka Laudet, Zoé Sottiaux, Corentin Yvergniaux
WOMEN AT WAR
Mothers, daughters, pioneers, Resistance fighters… portraits of women fighting a war against the world around them.
- Let The Girls Play by Julien Hallard
- Angel Face by Vanessa Filho
- Tomorrow and Thereafter by Noémie Lvovsky
- The Collection by Emmanuel Blanchard
- Flowers by Baptiste Petit-Gats
IN YOUR FACE
Who said French-language cinema couldn't be provocative and over-the-top?
- Black Tide by Érick Zonca
- Sauvage by Camille Vidal Naquet
- At Dawn by Julien Trauman
- Little Hands by Rémi Allier (in competition, Belgian film presented in partnership with Wallonie-Bruxelles Images (WBI))
- Fauve by Jérémy Comte
- Hybrids by Florian Brauch, Kim Tailhades, Matthieu Pujol, Yohan Thireau, and Romain Thirion
LOVE “À LA FRANÇAISE”
What would French cinema be without love stories? Whether they're from yesterday, today, or tomorrow, they all share that je-ne-sais-quoi that makes them unique and ... so French!
- Diane Has the Right Shape by Fabien Gorgeart
- Fake Tattoos by Pascal Plante (out of competition, Canadian film presented in partnership with Telefilm Canada)
- Bad Blood by Leos Carax (out of competition, French cinema classic)
- There's No Love Stronger Than Ours by Laure Bourdon-Zarader
- La Jetée by Chris Marker (out of competition, French cinema classic)
In this section, MyFrenchFilmFestival wishes to emphasize the ability of new generation French artistic creation to constantly reinvent itself ... These new kinds of images and storytelling will move and unsettle you.
- Gauguin's Inner Journey by Hayoun Kwon
- Words Hurt by Romain Chassaing
- The Bureau by Éric Rochant and Jean-Marc Moutout
The films will be accessible from January 18 on the MyFrenchFilmFestival.com platform and on fifty partner platforms around the world.
In the meantime, to keep you entertained until January 18 you can watch the festival's official trailer and download the catalog to get all the details on the film selection and the new features of this 9th edition!
Latest update : 14 January 2019 à 15:38 CET