Mira Nair

Mira Nair is a celebrated Indian-born filmmaker, known for her unique storytelling ability across global communities, addressing marginalised and underrepresented heroes in their enduring strength. L’Institut français has been pleased to confirm her as a 2019 patron to La Fabrique Cinema.

Updated on 29/05/2019

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Gaspard Kuentz

Across four films, Gaspard Kuentz constructed a radical work pushing the frontiers of anthropology and cinema. His hybrid documentaries, characterised by the issue of ritual, are intense sensory experiences that move the viewer and invite him or her to question the world. A fine connoisseur of Japan...

Updated on 16/07/2019

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Snow Fest aux Deux Alpes

Romania in France, France in Romania

The France-Romania 2019 Season ended in France on 16 April, and continues in Romania until 14 July 2019. French culture will be showcased there through its visual and stage arts, gastronomy and music...a look back at the highlights from France and a look foward to the opening of the season in...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba breathe new life into the world of contemporary art: based in Berlin, they design exhibitions and founded the magazine Contemporary And, a demanding print and digital publication whose aim is to “connect cultures”.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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NGoné Fall

N'Goné Fall, the General Commissioner of the Africa2020 Season, wished to place this ambitious project under the banner of pan-Africanism and collective intelligence.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Hassen Ferhani

Director Hassen Ferhani describes himself as a multi-faceted artist sensitive to the brutality and poetry of Algerian society, its history and its hopes. A passionate film maker who has won numerous international awards, Hassen Farhani wishes to put humanity back in the spotlight. His film 143, rue...

Updated on 15/06/2021

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Hendrick Dusollier

A few months after the release of his latest film, Derniers jours à Shibati (Last days in Shibati), film director Hendrick Dusollier reflects on his inspirations, working methods and demanding career as a filmmaker around the world.

Updated on 05/06/2019

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Claire Simon

An editor in her youth, Claire Simon became a director with a particular interest in anthropology and the 7th Art present in her first short films, which were made on a self-taught basis from the early 1980s, and now at the heart of her films, which move between fiction and documentary. A woman on...

Updated on 29/05/2019

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European films in the spotlight

In 2019, 30 recent European films, offered by the European Film Festival, were screened at many festivals around the world. Discover some of these European films in pictures!

Updated on 10/05/2021

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Vincent Lacoste

Spearheading the latest generation of actors, behind his apparent nonchalance Vincent Lacoste cultivates a genuine desire for a demanding cinema, beyond the limits of any one genre.

Published on 15/07/2019

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Nathan Ambrosioni

Nathan Ambrosioni, who is not yet 20 years old, directed his first feature film in 2019: Paper Flags (“Les Drapeaux de papier"). In doing so he fulfilled his teenage dream of becoming a filmmaker, a vocation which had called to him ever since he first discovered the film Esther by Jaume Collet-Serra...

Updated on 04/07/2019

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35th edition of the Fête du Cinéma

The Fête du Cinéma will take place this year from 30th June to 3rd July. Since 1985, this annual event has encouraged spectators to visit cinemas, discovering and appreciating the richness of filmmaking as an art form.

Updated on 08/07/2019

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Bacurau by Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles

In Bacurau, Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles depict an oppressed community of a Brazil in crisis. A surprising and high-profile motion picture, it was awarded the prix du jury (Jury Prize) at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Published on 25/09/2019

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