As part of the 400th anniversary of Quebec City, French films take the spotlight during the first six months of 2008.
From March through August 2008, nine French films will be presented in preview screenings just prior to their commercial release as part of an initiative entitled the "Fête du Cinéma Français à Québec” (French Film Festival in Quebec).
Michel Boujenah and Pascal Elbé were in Quebec Tuesday to promote 3 Amis (distributed by Filmoption) to an audience of 300 spectators.
Éric Guirado presented Le Fils de l'épicier (The Grocer’s Son, distributed by Funfilm) yesterday, presented as opening film at the 9th Three Americas Film Festival.
Gérard Krawczyk will also travel to the event, accompanied by Josiane Balasko, to support L'Auberge Rouge (The Red Inn, distributed by TVA Films) on April 1st.
These films will be followed by Un baiser s’il vous plaît (Shall We Kiss?) by Emmanuel Mouret, 99 Francs by Jan Kounen, Deux jours à tuer (Love Me No More) by Jean Becker, Paris by Cédric Klapisch, Astérix aux jeux olympiques (Asterix at the Olympic Games) by Frédéric Forestier and Thomas Langmann, and La Graine et le Mulet (The Secret of the Grain) by Abdellatif Kechiche.