From May 13 through 31, the Gene Siskel Film Center, in partnership with UniFrance Films and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presents Young French Cinema 2017a series of six Chicago premieres that showcases emergingFrench filmmakers.

The predominant thread in this 2017 selection is the globalization and diversification of French cinema. With a wide array of international settings, languages, and ethnicities, these films demonstrate that Young French Cinema is becoming more and more a cinema without borders.


FILMS


Ogres / Les ogres directed by Léa Fehner, 2015, France, 142 min. With François Fehner, Marc Barbé, Adèle Haenel, Lola Dueñas. 

Swagger directed by Olivier Babinet, 2016, France, 84 min.

This Summer Feeling / Ce sentiment de l'été directed by Mikhaël Hers, 2015, France, 106 min. With Anders Danielsen Lie, Judith Chemla. 

Struggle for Life / La loi de la jungle directed by Antonin Peretjatki, 2016, France, 104 min. With Vincent Macaigne, Vimala Pons.

Much Loved directed by Nabil Ayouch, 2015, France/Morocco, 104 min. With Loubna Abidar, Halima Karaouane.  

A Young Poet / Un jeune poète directed by Damien Manivel, 2014, France, 71 min. With Rémi Taffanel, Léonore Fernandes. 

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Gene Siskel Film Center 164 N. State Street Chicago, IL 60601

Young French Cinema

When
May 13-31, 2017
Where
Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60601

From May 13 through 31, the Gene Siskel Film Center, in partnership with UniFrance Films and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presents Young French Cinema 2017a series of six Chicago premieres that showcases emergingFrench filmmakers.

The predominant thread in this 2017 selection is the globalization and diversification of French cinema. With a wide array of international settings, languages, and ethnicities, these films demonstrate that Young French Cinema is becoming more and more a cinema without borders.


FILMS


Ogres / Les ogres directed by Léa Fehner, 2015, France, 142 min. With François Fehner, Marc Barbé, Adèle Haenel, Lola Dueñas. 

Swagger directed by Olivier Babinet, 2016, France, 84 min.

This Summer Feeling / Ce sentiment de l'été directed by Mikhaël Hers, 2015, France, 106 min. With Anders Danielsen Lie, Judith Chemla. 

Struggle for Life / La loi de la jungle directed by Antonin Peretjatki, 2016, France, 104 min. With Vincent Macaigne, Vimala Pons.

Much Loved directed by Nabil Ayouch, 2015, France/Morocco, 104 min. With Loubna Abidar, Halima Karaouane.  

A Young Poet / Un jeune poète directed by Damien Manivel, 2014, France, 71 min. With Rémi Taffanel, Léonore Fernandes. 

For more information 

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