Unifrance and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are hosting the 9th Rendez-vous with French Cinema in New York this year from March 12 through 21.
The aim of this annual event is to allow New York audiences and U.S. industry professionals to discover some of the latest French films.
Screenings will be held at the Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater (with seating for 268), with each film screened two or three times.
The following selection of films will be showcased at the event:
"Twentynine Palms" by Bruno Dumont (U.S. distributor: Wellspring)
"Après vous" ("After You") by Pierre Salvadori
"Cette femme-là" ("Hanging Offense") by Guillaume Nicloux
"Chouchou" ("Darling") by Merzak Allouache
"Le Coût de la vie" ("The Cost of Living") by Philippe Le Guay
"Elle est des nôtres" ("She's One Of Us") by Siegrid Alnoy
"Grande Ecole" by Robert Salis
"Inquiétudes" ("A Sight For Sore Eyes") by Gilles Bourdos
"Monsieur N" by Antoine de Caunes
"Nathalie…" by Anne Fontaine
"Pas sur la bouche" ("Not On The Lips") by Alain Resnais
"Who Killed Bambi?" by Gilles Marchand (U.S. distributor: Strand Releasing)
"Sansa" by Siegfried
"Les Sentiments" ("Feelings") by Noémie Lvovsky
"Le Temps du loup" ("Time of the Wolf") by Michael Haneke (U.S. distributor: Palm Pictures)
This year's artistic delegation is expected to include the following actors and directors: Nathalie Baye, Antoine de Caunes, Anne Fontaine, Pierre Salvadori, Gilles Bourdos, Siegried Alnoy, Guillaume Nicloux, Gilles Marchand, Robert Salis, Noémie Lvovsky, Bruno Dumont, Philippe Le Guay and Michael Haneke.
As a side-bar event, the Alliance Française is presenting two Tributes, one to writer/director Jean-Paul Rappeneau, which coincides with the U.S. release of his film "Bon voyage." The other is to actress Nathalie Baye, who will present, along with "Les Sentiments," four other films in which she takes the lead role.
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Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST