Claudie Ossard and Frédéric Auburtin presented "Paris, je t'aime" at the opening of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival on November 10, 2006.
A press conference and the festival’s opening ceremony brought together Taiwanese movie industry artists and French filmmakers.
Claudie Ossard and Frédéric Auburtin worked to promote "Paris, je t’aime" at press meetings and with audiences after two packed screenings of the film, which is slated for release in Taiwanese theaters November 24.
The Golden Horse Film Festival is an international event, which closes with an awards ceremony honoring the best Chinese films of the year. The festival also offers symposiums and professional meetings throughout the month of November. This year’s international selection includes some twenty French films, representing around one quarter of films presented.
The festival selection features a number of titles from the 2006 Cannes selection: "Flanders" by Bruno Dumont, "Inside Paris" by Philippe Garrel, "Indigènes" by Rachid Bouchareb, "La Tourneuse de pages" by Denis Dercourt, "The Science of Sleep" by Michel Gondry, and “Il Caimano” by Nanni Moretti.
Other festival sections included screenings of "Klimt" by Raoul Ruiz, "Gabrielle" by Patrice Chéreau, "L' Ivresse du pouvoir" ("The Comedy of Power") by Claude Chabrol, “Mary” by Abel Ferrara, “Quand la mer monte...” by Gilles Porte and Yolande Moreau, “Taxidermia” by Gyorgy Palfi, and “The Ring Finger” by Diane Bertrand.
The Taipei Festival also paid tribute to the French director Philippe Garrel, with the screening of eight of his films and a documentary directed by Françoise Etchegaray.