11th Edition of Focus on French Cinema
Focus on French Cinema ( FFC) is an International Festival of French Language films from around the world. Presented by the Alliance Française of Greenwich since 2005, Focus on French Cinema 2015 will screen 8 U.S. and World Premieres and 2 New York Premieres.
Focus on French Cinema presents a diverse selection of newly released feature films from around the French- speaking world. Curating from among the very best film makers, masters as well as fresh young faces, the five day festival returns in 2015 with a cutting edge selection of feature films winning a total of 10 César awards with 25 César nominations,an award winning selection of short films, and a special focus on animation.
The Education initiative has welcomed over 6,000 students to the festival over the past ten years.
"The 2015 selection showcases the main strengths of contemporary French and francophone cinema, ranging from popular genre to art film, shorts, animation and documentary. The films touch on some of the most important topics of our time including religious,cultural and sexual difference, immigration,competition and celebrity culture"( Anne Kern, Programming Director)
The festival will open with the U.S. Premiere of Memories( Les Souvenirs) in the presence of director, Jean- Paul Rouve in Greenwich CT and close at The French Institute, Alliance Française( FIAF) with the U.S. Premiere of Number One Fan ( Elle L'Adore) with Director Jeanne Herry.
For more information on the March 27- 31 , 2015 selection : www.focusonfrenchcinema.org