05 December 2008 à 13:02
Unifrance takes French films around the world: November 2008
A review of French films at festivals (line-ups and awards) and subsidies provided for commercial release in November, 2008.
Festivals: delegations, line-ups, and awards (feature films)
The Mar Del Plata - International Film Festival, the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, the Ljubljana International Film Festival, the Tallinn Black Night Film Festival, the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the Cairo International Film Festival, the Stockholm French Film Festival, the French Film Festival in the Czech Republic, the Turin International Film Festival, and the Franco-German Film Meetings.
Festivals: delegations, line-ups, and awards (short films)
This month, Unifrance supported the participation of 3 French artists and 81 films at the following short film festivals:
The Braunschweig International Film Festival, the Winterthur International Short Film Festival, Interfilm – the Berlin International Short Film Festival, the Espinho International Animated Film Festival (Cinanima), the Leeds International Film Festival, the Prague International Short Film Festival, the Teheran International Short Film Festival, the Tübingen-Stuttgart Francophone Film Festival, the Barcelona Alternativa Independent Film Festival, the Regensburg Short Film Week, the Gijon International Youth Film Festival, the Zinebi International Documentary and Short Film Festival in Bilbao, the Siena International Short Film Festival, and the Louvain International Short Film Festival.
Support provided for commercial release
Unifrance supported the release of 5 films in international territories by covering travel expenses for 8 French artists:
Jean-Francois Richet and Vincent Cassel for the release of Mesrine: l’instinct de mort (Mesrine: Part 1 - Death Instinct, aka Public Enemy Number One) in the Czech Republic
Jean-Michel Ribes and Michel Blanc for the release of Musée haut musée bas in Belgium
Sandrine Bonnaire for the release of Her Name is Sabine in Japan
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne for the release of Le Silence de Lorna (Lorna’s Silence) in Japan
Amos Gitai for the release of Plus tard tu comprendras (Later, aka One Day You'll Understand) in the United States
Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST