News in brief
28 January 2019 à 19:42
Amandine Gay, Antony Cordier, and Judith Davis in the United States with Young French Cinema 2019
The 5th Young French Cinema program, co-organized by UniFrance and the Cultural Services of the Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis, was officially launched during Art House Convergence, which took place from January 21 through 24 in Midway, Utah. Trips by three French filmmakers are already planned.
The goal of Young French Cinema: to offer a program of contemporary French films without an American distributor to North American cinemas and universities, sometimes accompanied by master-classes and discussions in the presence of the film's directors.
Three trips by French filmmakers to the United States have already been organized for the upcoming months:
Amandine Gay will tour universities to present her documentary Ouvrir la voix. The director will travel to nine American universities between January 30 and February 27. Her schedule includes screenings/discussions. master-classes, class visits, workshops, and involvement in university radio programs.
- January 30-31: Southern Utah University (Cedar City, UT)
- February 4-5: University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
- February 6: Reed College (Portland, OR)
- February 9: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
- February 11-15: Davidson College (Charlotte, NC)
- February 18-19: Rhodes College (Memphis, TN)
- February 22: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)
- February 26: NYU (New York, NY)
- February 27: SUNY Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY)
Meanwhile, a mini-tour has been organized for Judith Davis and her film Whatever Happened to my Revolution, following on from the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in New York (where the film will be presented March 2), with a screening at the Phi Centre in Montreal on March 4. One year ago, Vincent Macaigne came here to present Comfort and Consolation in France.
Latest update : 03 February 2019 à 19:42 CET