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CINEMA: My French Film Festival

7.00 pm | 19th – 22nd, 27th of January | 2nd and 16th of February | Alliance Française auditorium

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MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is an innovative concept the goal of which is to showcase the young generation of French filmmakers and enable Internet users all over the whole to share their love of French cinema. For its 5th edition, the festival returns with new films, new partner platforms, and launches in theatres in several territories.

Alliance française de Bangalore will organise a screening of selected films in the auditorium. Schedule can be found below.

From 16 January to 16 February 2015 film buffs all over the world will be able to access all the films proposed by the 5th edition of the on-line French film festival. As an avant-première, all the shorts can be seen free of charge on 21 December 2014 as part of the “Shortest Day”, in celebration of short films.

Ten French features and ten French shorts are in competition. Internauts are invited to score all of the films and leave their comments on the website. The selection includes two Belgian films in competition, as well as, out of competition, one heritage film and two Canadian films in French.

– On-line:
On the platform myFrenchFilmFestival.com for all countries. The festival is likewise available on nearly 30 other partner platforms, according to the territories, including iTunes in 90 countries.

– In Theatres:
Screenings of the films in theatres near you will take place during the festival. Information on where and when will be regularly posted on the website.

– On Flights:
MyFrenchFilmFestival will also be available on board flights. The films will be shown by several airline companies all year long. Once again, all relative information will be posted on the website.

Five prizes will be awarded at the end of the festival (three for features, two for shorts)
• The Chopard Directors Award
Its jury is made up of foreign filmmakers and is presided by a French director.

• The Lacoste Audience Award
Internauts all over the world can vote for their favourite films on the festival’s platform.

• The International Press Award
Journalists from great foreign dailies vote for the winning films.

The Directors and International Press juries will meet in Paris during the festival to vote for the winning films which will then be shown aboard Air France flights for 6 months as of July 2015.

All of the shorts are free of charge, worldwide. Each year, the festival is free in certain territories. This year in: China, India, Latin America, Poland, Russia and Turkey.

 

Bangalore Schedule: (Screenings begin at 7.00 pm)

 

Date Title Duration Director
19 January Une place sur terre (A place on earth) 1 hour 40 mins Fabienne Godet
20 January La Virée à Paname (A day out in Paris) 22 mins 50 secs Carine May, Hakim Zouhani
La Bûche de Noël (A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log) 25 mins Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar
Les Insouciants (Carefree) 24 mins 45 secs Louise de Prémonville
21 January Vandal 1 hour 24 mins Hélier Cisterne
22 January Extrasystole 35 mins 45 secs Alice Douard
Guy Moquet 29 mins 54 secs Demis Herenger
Molii 13 mins 10 secs Hakim Zouhani, Yassine Qnia, Carine May, Mourad Boudaoud
27 January Eastern Boys 2 hours 8 mins Robin Campillo
2 February Aïssa 8 mins 15 secs Clément Tréhin-Lalanne
Dip n’ Dance 6 mins 15 secs Hugo Cierzniak
Shadow 23 mins Lorenzo Recio
Le Retour (The Return) 21 mins Yohann Kouam
16 February Tristesse Club (Fool Circle) 1 hour 30 mins Vincent Mariette

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