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Burning Bright: New French Filmmakers at FIAF

Image: "Ava" directed by Léa Mysius

Meet the next generation of auteurs in a special series dedicated to new voices in French cinema!

The 11 featured young filmmakers present a bold vision and a unique perspective in today’s French cinema landscape. Throughout June and July, see these filmmakers' exciting films, many of them first films that prove that French cinema will continue to shine for years to come.

In the spirit of the French ciné-clubs and literary salons, CinéSalon pairs engaging French films with post-screening wine & beer receptions. Every 7:30pm screening is introduced by a high-profile personality in the arts.

Films in French with English subtitles unless otherwise noted.


Screenings

Paris Prestige - US Premiere
Directed by: Hamé & Ekoué
Duration: 105 mins
With Reda Kateb, Mélanie Laurent, Slimane Dazi...
> Tuesday, June 5 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

This film is part of Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance & the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

In Bed with Victoria (Victoria)
Directed by: Justine Triet
Runtime: 97 mins
With Virginie Efira, Melvil Poupaud, Vincent Lacoste...
> Tuesday, June 12 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

This film is part of Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance & the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

A Violent Life (Une vie violente)
Directed by: Thierry de Peretti
Runtime: 107 mins
With Jean Michelangeli, Henri-Noël Tabary, Cédric Appietto...
> Tuesday, June 19 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Ava
Directed by: Léa Mysius
Runtime: 105 mins
With Noée Abita, Laure Calamy, Juan Cano...
> Tuesday, June 26 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Before Summer Ends (Avant la fin de l'été)
Directed by: Maryam Goormaghtigh
Runtime: 80 mins
With Arash, Ashkan, Hossein...
> Tuesday, July 3 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

This film is part of Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance & the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

A Taste of Ink (Compte tes blessures) - NY Premiere
Directed by: Morgan Simon
Runtime: 80 mins
With Kévin Azaïs, Monia Chokri, Nathan Willcocks...
> Tuesday, July 10 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Bloody Milk (Petit Paysan)
Directed by: Hubert Charuel
Runtime: 90 mins
With Swann Arlaud, Sara Giraudeau, Bouli Lanners...
> Tuesday, July 17 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Custody (Jusqu'à la garde)
Directed by: Xavier Legrand
Runtime: 93 mins
With Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria...
> Tuesday, July 24 - 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Speak Up (A voix haute: la force de la parole)
Directed by: Stéphane de Freitas & Ladj Ly
Runtime: 99 mins
With Leila Alaouf, Eddy Moniot, Elhadj Toure...
> Tuesday, July 31 - 4:00pm

This film is part of Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance & the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

The Wild Boys (Les garçons sauvages)
Directed by: Bertrand Mandico
Runtime: 110 mins
With Vimala Pons, Diane Rouxel, Anaël Snoek
With Leila Alaouf, Eddy Moniot, Elhadj Toure...
> Tuesday, July 31 - 7:30pm

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