Q & A with Barbara Scharres, Director of Programming and Martin Rubin, Associate Director of Programming at the Gene Siskel Film Center regarding the tribute to Sandrine Bonnaire.
On the occasion of the ParisFX French Showcase for Creative Week 2013, we’ve interviewed French studio Mikros Image CEO Gilles Gaillard, who will be presenting some of the most innovative and creative works in digital arts and VXF at a special event celebrating digital advertising and post-production arts on May 7th.
Michael Haneke’s film ‘Amour’ won this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Film. It also won in the same category at both the Bafta’s and the Golden Globes, and carried away the prestigious Palme d’Or at Cannes. In this video CUNY TV interviews Annette Isndorf, critic and Columbia Professor on her thoughts about the film.
Sam Di lorio from the Department of Romance Languages at Hunter College, and Jamie Berthe from the Department of Media, Culture and Communications at NYU, met with French Culture in advance of the the upcoming conference on Jean Rouch, to discuss the importance of his work.
Pierre Etaix is a physical comedian in the tradition of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin. Known for fanciful comic scenarios such as Le Grand Amour, which plays out a factory owner’s fantasy of driving a bed-on-wheels with his secretary through the town, Etaix’s work was almost unseen for more than 20 years because of issues with rights.
On the 15th of January 2013, Jonas Mekas recevied the Insignia of Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. To mark the occasion, Mekas spoke with Delphine Selles, program officer for film at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, about his long relationship with France.