Unifrance: Recap of November 2006

Unifrance takes French cinema around the world: an update of festival selections, delegations, and awards in November 2006.


Preview screening in Morocco
Rachid Bouchareb, Jamel Debbouze, Samy Nacéri and Jean Bréhat for "Days of Glory"

Preview screenings in Algeria
Rachid Bouchareb and Jean Bréhat for "Days of Glory;" Laurent Herbiet, Robinson Stévenin, Costa Gavras, Michèle Ray Gavras, and Salem Brahimi for "The Colonel"

Franco-German Film Meetings (Munich)
Amira Casar, Sara Forestier, Vahina Giocante, Clotilde Hesme, Joana Preiss, Yann Trégouët, and Malik Zidi.

Turin International Film Festival
Zina Modiano for "La Vie privée," Meriem Serbah for "Bled Number One," Ghassan Salhab for "Le Dernier homme," Luc Moullet for "Le Prestige de la mort," Anne Feinsilber for "Requiem for Billy the Kid," Marc Récha for "Dies d'agost" ("August Days"), Fernando Lopes for "98 Octanos," Jean-Claude Rousseau for "Faux-départ," "Deux fois le tour du monde," and "La nuit sans départ," Jean-Paul Fargier for "Jour après jour," and Claude Chabrol for a Retrospective.

Ljubljana International Film Festival
Birol Unel for "Transylvania," Nicolas Bonilauri and Christophe Ali for "Camping Sauvage."

Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Claudie Ossard and Frédéric Auburtin for "Paris, je t’aime."

Stockholm International Film Festival
Jean-Pascal Hattu for "7 Years," Christian Volckman for "Renaissance," Brice Cauvin for " Hotel Harabati, Jean Bréhat for "Days of Glory," and Thomas Bangalter for "Daft Punk’s Electroma.”

Thessalonica International Film Festival
Laurent Herbiet, Robinson Stévenin, and Costa Gavras for "The Colonel," Gustave Kervern for "Avida.”

French Film Festival in the Czech Republic
Tony Gatlif for "Transylvania.”

Cairo International Film Festival
Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe for "Le Grand Meaulnes," Bernard Blancan, Samy Nacéri, and Jean Bréhat for "Days of Glory.”


Turin International Film Festival
"Bled Number One" – FIPRESCI Special Mention

Tübingen/Stuttgart French-Language Film Festival
"La Tourneuse de Pages" – Distribution Aid Award
"13 - Tzameti" – Franco-German Jury Award and Subtitling Award, Award from the German Critics’ Association
“7 Years”– Audience Award at Tübingen

Foreign media interviews
Premiere Magazine (Czech Republic): Guillaume Canet for “Tell No One”

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