The following list of directors, actors, screenwriters and other film industry professionals focuses primarily on those who have either collaborated on or, been the subject of, a film series, festival or other program that we have helped to organized. 


Lam Lê

(Updated on 09/06/2013)
Born in Vietnam, Lam Lê came to France in 1966. He started out in theater and co-founded Le théâtre de l’Epée de Bois. He’s now a well-established feature film director. READ MORE

Pierre Lhomme

(Updated on 01/03/2014)
Born on April 5, 1930 in Boulogne-sur-Seine, France, Pierre Lhomme is a cinematographer. He has photographed films for many of the most important filmmakers in the last fifty years including Marguerite Duras, Jean Eustache, Jean-Pierre Melville and Robert Bresson. READ MORE

Sophie Lellouche

(Updated on 11/02/2012)

Sophie Lellouche has always been a frequent spectator at the French Cinémathèque and great admirer of Ernst Lubitsch, Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, Jean-Paul Rappeneau and Woody Allen.  She wanted to make movies from the start. However, getting around to actually making them took her a long time.


Sophie Letourneur

(Updated on 07/10/2013)
After studying applied art, Sophie Letourneur continued at the Arts Déco in the video department, where she made experimental films and documentaries. READ MORE

Lorraine Levy

(Updated on 10/29/2012)
Director Lorraine Levy was a screenplay writer for television (mostly comedies) before starting her film career. In 2004 she wrote and directed her first feature film, The First Time I Was Twenty, starring Marilou Berry, which won the Best Screenplay Award from the Premier Plan d’Anger Festival, as well as the Sopadin Award for Best Screenwriter. READ MORE

André S. Labarthe

(Updated on 11/06/2012)
André S. Labarthe has filmed numerous directors including Raoul Walsh, Jean-Luc Godard, Shirley Clarke, Nanni Moretti, Luis Bunuel, Jean-Pierre Melville, John Ford, John Cassavettes, choreographers such as Sylvie Guillem, Ushio Amagatsu, William Forsythe, Carolyn Carlson; painters including Wassily Kandinski, Robert Rauschenberg, Vincent Van Gogh, Roy Lichtenstein, Antoni Tàpies; and writers - Antonin Artaud, Jean Reverzy, Bruno Schulz, Georges Bataille and many more. READ MORE

Bernadette Lafont

(Updated on 10/28/2012)
Discovered by the team at Les Cahiers du cinéma, Bernadette Lafont quickly became the "face of the New Wave" and experienced a meteoric rise. READ MORE