07 July 2009 à 15:30
Unifrance takes French films around the world: June 2009
A review of French films at festivals (selections and awards) and Unifrance support for commercial release in June 2009.
Festivals: delegations, selections, and awards (feature films)
This month, Unifrance participated at 9 feature film festivals: the 2009 Bangkok French Film Festival, the 2009 French Film Panorama in Brazil, the 2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival, the 2009 Moscow International Film Festival, the 2009 Munich International Film Festival, the 2009 Shanghai International Film Festival, the 2009 Sydney Film Festival, the 2009 Taipei Film Festival, and the 2009 Tel Aviv French Film Festival.
Festivals: delegations, selections, and awards (short films)
This month, Unifrance participated at 13 short film festivals: the 2009 Arcipelago International Festival of Short Films and New Images in Rome, the 2009 Brooklyn International Film Festival, the 2009 Festival of Nations in Ebensee, the 2009 Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad, the 2009 Hamburg International Short Film Festival, the 2009 Huesca International Short Film, the 2009 Neuchâtel International Fantasy Film Festival, the 2009 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival, the 2009 Message to Man International Documentary, Short Film, and Animated Film Festival in Saint Petersburg, the 2009, Short Shorts Tokyo Film Festival, the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival, and the 2009 Cinema Jove International Film Festival in Valencia.
Funding support for commercial release
Unifrance supported the release of 10 French films in international territories by covering travel expenses for 11 French artists:
Sandrine Bonnaire for the release of L’Empreinte de l’ange (Mark of an Angel) in the UK.
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne for the release of Le Silence de Lorna (Lorna’s Silence) in the USA.
Isabelle Huppert for the release of L’Amour caché in Italy.
Emmanuel Mouret for the release of Fais-moi plaisir! in Belgium.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand for the release of Home in Switzerland.
Amanda Sthers for the release of Je vais te manquer in Switzerland.
Khalil Joreige for the release of Je veux voir (I Want To See) in the UK.
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire for the release of Johnny Mad Dog in the UK.
François Ozon for the release of Ricky in Russia.
Martin Provost for the release of Séraphine in Sweden.
Latest update : 19 July 2009 à 15:30 CEST
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