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French Films & VR at the Chicago International Film Festival

Les Misérables by Ladj Ly

Explore this year's selection of French films and VR at the 55th Annual Chicago International Film Festival.

Featuring films in a variety of genres and formats, everyone will be sure to find a movie that meets their interests. This year, it also include the following special presentations:

French VR Immersive Cinema allowing viewers to immerse themselves more deeply into the cinematic sphere.

Special presentation with French filmmaker François Ozon

In Focus: French Animation

In Focus: Dance as part of our Between Gestures Festival

Supported by the Cultural Services of French Embassy in Chicago


PROGRAM : French Films

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Adoration
Dir. Fabrice du Welz  |  Belgium, France
Genres Drama, Horror, Romance
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm Oct 26 @ 9:45 pm Oct 27 @ 8:15 pm

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By the Grace of God Grâce à Dieu
Dir. François Ozon  |   France
DIRECTOR IN PERSON!
Genres Drama, Political, Religion
Oct 22 @ 5:45 pm Oct 23 @ 8:30 pm

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Deerskin Le Daim
Dir. Quentin Dupieux  |   France
Genres Action, Comedy, Horror
Oct 25 @ 10:45 pm Oct 27 @ 12:30 pm

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Gloria Mundi

Dir. Robert Guédiguian  |   France
Genres Drama, Family Affairs, Social Commentary
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm Oct 20 @ 8:15 pm Oct 23 @ 12:30 pm

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Les Misérables
Dir. Ladj Ly  |   France
Genres Action, Crime, Social Commentary
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm Oct 21 @ 5:45 pm

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Notre Dame
Dir. Valérie Donzelli  |   France
Genres Art/Film, Comedy
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm

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On a Magical Night / Chambre 212
Dir. Christophe Honoré  |  France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Genres Comedy, Sex and Sexuality
Oct 26 @ 8:15 pm Oct 27 @ 2:45 pm

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire / Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
Dir. Céline Sciamma  |   France
Genres Historical, LGBTQ, Romance
Oct 17 @ 5:45 pm Oct 19 @ 2:30 pm

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Varda by Agnès Varda par Agnès
Dir. Agnès Varda  |   France
Genres Art/Film, Biopic, Documentary
Oct 17 @ 8:30 pm Oct 27 @ 11:45 am


IN FOCUS: FRENCH ANIMATION

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I Lost My Body J'ai Perdu Mon Corps
Dir. Jérémy Clapin  |   France
Genres Animation, Coming of Age, Romance
Oct 19 @ 4:15 pm Oct 27 @ 4:30 pm

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The Prince’s Voyage Le Voyage du Prince
Dir. Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard  |  France, Luxembourg
Genres Animation, Coming of Age
Oct 19 @ 5:15 pm Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm Oct 25 @ 3:45 pm

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The Swallows of Kabul Les hirondelles de Kaboul

Dir. Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec  |  France, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Genres Animation, Political, Religion

Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm Oct 20 @ 11:00 am Oct 25 @ 2:15 pm


IN FOCUS: DANCE

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And Then We Danced

Dir. Levan Akin  |  Georgia, Sweden, France
Oct 24 @ 7:45 pmOct 25 @ 5:30 pm

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Cunningham
Dir. Alla Kovgan  |  France, Germany, United States
Oct 25 @ 5:45 pm Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm

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Isadora’s Children
Dir. Damien  |   France
Oct 24 @ 5:45 pm Oct 27 @ 12:15 pm


-> List of Francophone films

-> List of Films co-produced by France

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