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31 January 2020 à 15:47

MyFrenchFilmFestival: midway report

Two weeks have already passed since the first online French-language film festival in the world opened its doors. We look back at some key elements of the 10th edition.

For 9 years, web users throughout the world have been invited to watch the selected films on, as well as on sixty partner platforms (see the attached chart). Audiences have flocked once again; the exact number of festival viewers will be known in February.

Public screenings throughout the world

Potchefstroom (South Africa), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Isa Town (Bahrain), La Paz (Bolivia), Gitega (Burundi), Ottawa (Canada), Bucaramanga, Medellin (Colombia), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Hamburg (Germany), Bari, Bologna, Florence, Palermo, Milan, Trieste (Italy), Sapporo, Tokyo (Japan), Nairobi (Kenya), Marrakech (Morocco), Queretaro, Mérida, Mexico (Mexico), Rostov, Volgograd (Russia), Vigo (Spain): public screenings have been organized almost everywhere around the world thanks to the French diplomatic network.

A Facebook contest

A contest has been organized on MyFrenchFilmFestival's Facebook page. Spectators from around the world are invited to post an original photo of themselves watching a film from the selection, as a comment to MyFrenchFilmFestival's post. A random draw will take place at the end of the festival. The lucky winner will receive a return trip for two to Paris flying Air France and 3 nights at the Hôtel du Collectionneur in the French capital.

Spectators have their say

While waiting for the International Jury and International Press Prizes to be announced on February 7, 2020, followed by the Lacoste Audience Prize on February 14, 2020, here a few messages from our loyal web audience:

@AlfredoAguirre “Acabo de ver Ma 6T va crack-er de Jean François Richet ..... impresionante!!!! en @myfff, Increíble que es de los 90's!

@Natmond22 “Si quieren un festival de cine gratis y en donde se encuentren, ya está disponible @myfff

@didts “ô muito generoso com os curtas do #myfff2020 .... ou realmente a seleção teve um bom apanhado

@Alvayeah “Tardes lluviosas de ver las pelis de @myfff? Tardes lluviosas de ver las pelis de @myfff

@carolinedeavila “Queria indicar aqui o @myfff Um festival online de filmes franceses, acontece todo começo do ano. Eu amo e tá salvando o ócio do desemprego.”

@MgzArellano “Merci beaucoup, le cinema français c’est fascinant ! ❤”

@ElisabettaHall “A story beautifully represented, terrifying and reassuring at the same time. Just a wonderful and engaging execution in a 17mins short. @myfff short film Une Soeur by Delphine Girard. Oh what a gem! And it has been shortlisted for an Oscar. Formidable! Puissant!

Author : Communications

Latest update : 31 January 2020 à 15:47 CET


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