My French Film Festival 2014 [fr]
MyFrenchFilmFestival - the first online French film fest in the world - will be back up and running in 2014 from January 17 until February 17. This is after last year’s success, with 750,000 films viewed in 189 countries and 25% growth in paid VOD.
The upcoming fourth edition will include a wealth of new films with new languages available, new partner platforms, screenings, and exclusive VOD options. For a whole month, cinema lovers from the world over will be able to access online 10 feature films and 10 short films in 13 languages. This shortlist of first and second feature films released in France during the year is an opportunity for new directors to raise their profile internationally and also highlights the diversity of young French producers.
The Jury Prize, headed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, with filmmakers from various countries.
Lynne Ramsay (United Kingdom), Marco Bellocchio (Italy), Frédéric Fonteyne (Belgium) and Anurag Kashyap (India).
The International Press Prize, with a jury of 11 foreign journalists.
The Public Prize, as per online votes by all viewers.
The Social Networks Prize, selected by 100 cinema lovers who are influential on Facebook and Twitter.
All premiered films will be available onboard Airfrance flights for a period of 6 months.
MyFrenchFilmFestival is an initiative led by UniFrance films, the entity responsible for promoting French cinema abroad, and placed under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, with the support of the CNC,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institut français, SACD, Téléfilm Canada and Wallonie Bruxelles Images.
I – FEATURE FILMS
In a Rush, by Louis Do de Lencquesaing
Augustine, by Alice Winocour
Little Lion, by Samuel Collardey
Maddened by his Absence, by Sandrine Bonnaire
The Virgins, the Copts and Me, by Namir Abdel Messeeh
The July 14 girl, by Antonin Peretjako
The Day of the Crows, by Jean-Christophe Dessaint
Welcome to Argentina, by Edouard Deluc
Mobile Home, de François Pirot
Pauline détective, by Marc Fitoussi
II – SHORT FILMS
Just Before Losing Everything, by Xavier Legrand
The Lobster’s Cry, by Nicolas Guiot
Clay, by Michaël Guerraz
The Runaway, by Jean-Bernard Marlin
The Lizards, by Vincent Mariette
Kiki of Montparnasse, by Amélie Harrault
Solitudes, by Liova Jedlicki
In Seventh Heaven, by Guillaume Foirest
A la française, by Morrigane Boyer, Julien Hazebroucq, Ren-Hsien Hsu,
Emmanuelle Leleu, William Lorton
The First Step, by Jonathan Comnène