THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER AND UNIFRANCE PRESENT THE BEST IN CONTEMPORARY FRENCH FILM, MARCH 3-13
Francois Ozon’s Potiche starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu selected for Opening Night The 16th edition of , the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance’s celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film, hits screens at The Film Society, the IFC Center, FIAF and BAMcinématek, March 3-13.
A wide selection of titles will be showcased during the series – all in their New York premieres – including films from Catherine Breillat Francois Ozon, Bertrand Tavernier, Benoit Jacquot, Claude Lelouch, Eric Lartigau and the final film from the late Alain Corneau.
Other highlights at this year’s festival include: Catherine Deneuve retrospective at BAM with 20 films, “A Conversation with Claude Lelouch” , “A conversation with Bertrand Tavernier” and a tribute to the late Alain Corneau. Claude Lelouch, a winner of the Palme d’Or and Academy Award for A Man and a Woman, known for his lush visual style, will discuss his career and latest release, WHAT LOVE MAY BRING. Bertrand Tavernier will present his latest film The Princess of Montpensier which was premiered at Cannes Film festival last year. The tribute to Alain Corneau will feature the screening of his final film, Love Crime. And many other special screenings and events…!