For French cinema fans around the world, many of whom are regular visitors to this blog, there is now a treat in store with the start of the sixth edition of the online festival dedicated to French film. This year’s myfrenchfilmfestival.com sees 10 feature films and 10 short films, subtitled into numerous languages, competing for the Chopard Filmmakers prize awarded by a jury led by Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn.
MyFrenchFilmFestival aims to highlight a new generation of French filmmakers and also allows web users around the world to vote for their favorite film and post their comments on the website. Films can be accessed via the myFrenchFilmFestival.com platform in all countries. The festival is also available via some forty partner platforms in different countries, including iTunes in 90 countries. Some film screenings are held in cinemas during the festival with information about cinema locations and screening times regularly posted on the website.
This year’s official selection of feature films includes seven features reviewed by French Cinema Review – A Trois On y Va (Jérôme Bonnell), Les Châteaux de Sable (Olivier Jahan). La Belle Saison (Catherine Corsini), Un Français (Diastème), Un Peu, Beaucoup, Aveuglément (Clovis Cornillac), Caprice (Emmanuel Mouret) and L’Affaire SK1 (Frédéric Tellier). Festival goers can also enjoy Alléluia (Fabrice du Welz), 20 Ans d’Ecart (David Moreau) and Coup de Chaud (Raphaël Jacoulot). There is also a special screening of Louis Malle’s Classic1958 thriller Ascenseur pour l’échafaud (Elevator to the Gallows).
Find out details on when and how to view these films on myfrenchfilmfestival.com. Bonne Séance.