Did You Know?
Founded the Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinématographiques (IDHEC) in 1943. Funded by the French government, the school offered training in all aspects of production as well as in history, theory, and criticism. In the postwar years IDHEC's reputation grew steadily, attracting an impressive international student body including such future luminaries as Louis Malle
, Volker Schlöndorff