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Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2020 at Lincoln Center

"Alice and the Mayor" by Nicolas Pariser

UniFrance and Film at Lincoln Center celebrate the 25th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the annual festival that exemplifies the variety and vitality of contemporary French filmmaking, March 5–15. 


Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 20, with early access for Film at Lincoln Center members beginning Tuesday, February 18. Tickets are $17; $12 for members, students, seniors, and persons with disabilities; Opening Night tickets are $25; $20 for members and students.

All films screen digitally in the Walter Reade Theater (165 W. 65th St.) unless otherwise noted.


Schedule

The Truth / La vérité
Hirokazu Kore-eda, France/Japan, 2019, 106m
French and English with English subtitles | New York Premier
Thursday, March 5, 6:30pm (Introduced by Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke)
Thursday, March 5, 9:15pm

Alice and the Mayor / Alice et le maire
Nicolas Pariser, France/Belgium, 2019, 103m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Saturday, March 7, 1:00pm (Q&A with Nicolas Pariser)
Wednesday, March 11, 9:30pm

The Best Years of a Life / Les plus belles années d’une vie
Claude Lelouch, France, 2019, 90m
French and Italian with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Saturday, March 7, 3:45pm (Q&A with Claude Lelouch and Valérie Perrin)

Burning Ghost / Vif-argent
Stéphane Batut, France, 2019, 104m
French with English subtitles | U.S. Premiere
Tuesday, March 10, 1:45pm
Friday, March 13, 6:30pm (Q&A with Stéphane Batut)

Cuties / Mignonnes
Maïmouna Doucouré, France, 2020, 95m
French with English subtitles| New York Premiere
Tuesday, March 10, 6:30pm (Q&A with Maïmouna Doucouré)
Thursday, March 12, 2:00pm

The Dazzled / Les éblouis
Sarah Suco, France, 2019, 99m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Sunday, March 8, 6:30pm (Q&A with Sarah Suco)
Friday, March 13, 4:15pm

Deerskin / Le daim
Quentin Dupieux, France, 2019, 77m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Sunday, March 8, 9:15pm
Saturday, March 14, 9:00pm

An Easy Girl / Une fille facile
Rebecca Zlotowski, France, 2019, 92m
French with English subtitles | North American Premiere.
Saturday, March 7, 9:00pm (Q&A with Rebecca Zlotowski)
Thursday, March 12, 4:00pm

Happy Birthday / Fête de famille
Cédric Kahn, France/Belgium, 2019, 101m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Thursday, March 12, 9:15pm
Sunday, March 15, 6:15pm

Isadora’s Children / Les enfants d’Isadora
Damien Manivel, France/South Korea, 2019, 84m
French with English subtitles | North American Premiere
Friday, March 6, 4:00pm 
Saturday, March 14, 2:00pm

Joan of Arc / Jeanne
Bruno Dumont, France, 2019, 137m
French with English subtitles | U.S. Premiere
Wednesday, March 11, 6:15pm (Q&A with Bruno Dumont)
Friday, March 13, 1:30pm

On a Magical Night / Chambre 212
Christophe Honoré, France/Belgium/Luxembourg, 2019, 87m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Friday, March 6, 8:45pm (Q&A with Chiara Mastroianni)
Monday, March 9, 4:15pm

Papicha
Mounia Meddour, France/Algeria/Belgium/Qatar, 2019, 106m
French and Arabic with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Friday, March 6, 1:45pm
Thursday, March 12, 6:15pm (Q&A with Mounia Meddour)

Perfect Nanny / Chanson douce
Lucie Borleteau, France, 2019, 100m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere
Monday, March 9, 6:15pm (Q&A with Lucie Borleteau)
Wednesday, March 11, 1:45pm

Proxima
Alice Winocour, France/Germany, 2019, 107m
English, French, Russian, and German with English subtitles | New York Premiere.
Saturday, March 7, 6:15pm (Q&A with Alice Winocour)
Tuesday, March 10, 9:15pm

School Life / La vie scolaire
Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir, France, 2019, 111m
French and Arabic with English subtitles | North American Premiere
Sunday, March 8, 1:00pm (Q&A with Mehdi Idir)
Tuesday, March 10, 4:00pm

Someone, Somewhere / Deux moi
Cédric Klapisch, France/Belgium, 2019, 110m
French with English subtitles | New York Premiere.
Monday, March 9, 9:00pm (Q&A with Cédric Klapisch)
Saturday, March 14, 6:30pm

South Terminal / Terminal Sud
Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, France, 2019, 96m
French and Arabic with English subtitles | U.S. Premiere
Wednesday, March 11, 4:00pm
Sunday, March 15, 4:00pm

The Specials / Hors normes
Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, France, 2019, 114m
French with English subtitles | U.S. Premiere
Saturday, March 14, 4:00pm
Sunday, March 15, 8:45pm

Spellbound / Les envoûtés
Pascal Bonitzer, France, 2019, 90m
French with English subtitles | North American Premiere
Sunday, March 8, 4:00pm (Q&A with Pascal Bonitzer)
Friday, March 13, 9:15pm

Spread Your Wings / Donne moi des ailes
Nicolas Vanier, France/Norway, 2019, 113m
English, French, and Norwegian with English subtitles | U.S. Premiere
Sunday, March 15, 1:30pm

Who You Think I Am / Celle que vous croyez
Safy Nebbou, France/Belgium, 2019, 101m
French with English subtitles | U.S. Premiere
Friday, March 6, 6:00pm (Q&A with Safy Nebbou and Juliette Binoche)
Monday, March 9, 2:00pm

Special Events

The Truth with Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke
Binoche and Hawke will discuss the experience of working with Kore-eda on his first French-language film, and the process of probing the dynamics of married life and intergenerational family drama in the context of hyperconnected 21st-century life.
Thursday, March 5, 5:00pm

Exploring Space on Film
In this talk, Alice Winocour, director of the astronaut drama Proxima, will explore the variety of approaches that artists have taken to crafting such stories, and how those perspectives differ across countries, genres, genders, and production contexts.
Saturday, March 7, 5:00pm

Serge Toubiana on Helen Scott
Celebrated author Serge Toubiana, president of Unifrance and former director of the Cinematheque française, will discuss the life and work of Helen Scott, subject of his latest book, L’amie américaine. A book signing with Toubiana will follow the talk. Presented in collaboration with Albertine Books.
Sunday, March 8, 3:00pm

From Book to Film
 A selection of French and American filmmakers and writers will join to discuss the interconnected art forms of cinema and literature. Presented in partnership with French in Motion and IFP. 
Monday, March 9, 5:00pm


More information about the featured films and events available here.

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