Francois Ozon’s “POTICHE,” starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu selected for Opening Night
The 16th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, 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 (UN HOMME ET UNE FEMME), 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 (CRIME D’AMOUR). And many other special screenings and events…!
Vive le cinéma !
Don’t miss the 17th Rendez-vous with French Cinema, March 1-11! more information soon…