The Oscars 2020 nominations for Best International Film
In September, France announced the film that will represent the country at the Oscars in the Best International Film category. Indiewire closely followed the discussions of the new Oscar selection committee, who chose Les Misérables, concluding: "the decision by the committee is a historical one for the country, as it marks the first time that France has chosen a film from a black filmmaker to represent the country at the Academy Awards."
Félix Maritaud, special guest at the French Film Festival in Colombia with Sauvage
The cultural monthly Rolling Stone points out that "the most impressive moments of Sauvage are those overflowing with tenderness" and that "Léo reminds us of Victor, the wild boy of Truffaut's film."
The cast and director of The Truth in Tokyo for the film's Japanese premiere
Catherine Deneuve explains her experience as an actress working with Hirokazu Kore-Eda. For Juliette Binoche, the director "touches on human essence." The film released in Japan on October 11.
The Bayard d'or for Oh Mercy! by Arnaud Desplechin, at the 34th FIFF
The Luxembourg daily "Lëtzebuerger Journal" reports on the awards ceremony, during which Arnaud Desplechin's film received the top award.
The "Presse de Tunisie", a French language Tunisian daily, highlights the qualities of the FIFF, along with selection's cultural and creative diversity.
Varda by Agnès at the 57th New York Film Festival
The American magazine "The New Yorker" describes Agnès Varda's final film as a "fitting valedictory work."