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Whether you’re already a fan of world cinema or looking to expand your film horizons, the 2014 edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema is a must.
And what’s even better is that this year’s event isn’t just in London. Instead you can experience a little bit of France in various venues across the UK, including Bristol’s Watershed, Nottingham’s Broadway and Cambridge’s Arts Picturehouse.
So what’s lined up for 2014? Well, there’s a mixture of brand new cinema and restored classics for you to choose from.
Perhaps Albert Dupontel’s César Award winning comedy 9 Month Stretch will ignite your enthusiasm. Or maybe you’ll go for Agnes B’s directorial début My Name Is Hmmm… or Martin Provost’s literary biopic Violette. Internationally known director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (AMÉLIE, City Of Lost Children, Alien Resurrection) is also represented at the event with The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet. »
- Claire Joanne Huxham
Fifth edition of annual showcase of contemporary French cinema to take place in key cities across the UK from April 23-28.
Vernoux and lead actress Fanny Ardant will be in attendance at the Curzon Soho in London for a post-screening Q&A.
Run by UniFrance Films and the Institut français in London, the fifth edition of the annual showcase of contemporary French cinema will take place in key cities across the UK. As well as at the Curzon Soho and Ciné Lumière, films will screen in Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury, Nottingham, Oxford and at the Duke of York’s in Brighton.
Speaking to Screen, Isabelle Giordano, executive director of UniFrance Films, says the focus of this year’s showcase is to highlight burgeoning talent in France.
“What I would like to do for this edition is to focus on the »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Ian Sandwell)
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Future Film Festival, London
This three-day festival is aimed at nurturing young film-makers, and there's plenty for them to be inspired by. The first day focuses on documentary as a tool for radical politics and social change (as in The Act Of Killing or Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer), and the second, on fiction, brings rebellious teen flick We Are The Freaks. The third day is on animation, with screenings, workshops (on how to make a short doc on your mobile)and professional advice, including wise words from Gravity's visual effects ace, Neil Corbould.
BFI, SE1, Fri to 23 Feb
Glasgow Film Festival
Where to start with this many-tentacled sprawl of a festival? How about Scarlett Johansson cruising Glasgow in a Transit van trying to pick up men? That's on offer in Jonathan Glazer's dark sci-fi Under The Skin, »
- Steve Rose
3 items from 2014
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