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POSTPONED | The Confession Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC

French Films at Chelsea Film Festival 2019

The Chelsea Film Festival presents the 7th edition, October 17-20, 2019

The Chelsea Film Festival is an event consisting of four days of screenings of independent shorts, feature-lengths and documentaries from emerging directors.

French films & French coproductions selected:

Feature Films:

Dir. Celia Lowenstein, France, 2019, 90 min 

NY PREMIERE: Sunday, October 20th at 11am

Dir. Cédric Godin, France, 2019, 71min 

US PREMIERE: Sunday, October 20th at 11am


Short Film Lineup

Short Film Series 1

  • DOWN (A TERRE) by Arnaud Mizzon (16min)
  • MY MOTHER’S LAST DAY ON EARTH by Peter Lorimer (10min) Followed by Q&A with Filmmakers

Friday, October 18th at 11am

Short Film Series 2

  • DESPITE THEM by Djigui Diarra (16min) Followed by Q&A with Filmmaker

Friday, October 18th at 1:45pm

Short Film Series 3

  • I AM SORRY by Olejnkik Kamil (4min)

 Friday, October 18th at 11am

Short Film Series 4

  • AN AMERICAN LIFE by Theo Mahy (13min)

Friday, October 18th at 1:30pm

Short Film Series 5 & Caribbean Program 

  • FATSO ! by Gautier Blazewicz (20min)
  • AMERICAN DREAM by Nicolas Polixene & Sylvain Loubet (20min)
  • MY LADY OF THE CAMELLIA by Edouard Montoute (15min)
  • MY LAST LULLABY by Pauline Garcia (20min)

Friday, October 18th at 6.30pm

Short Film Series 7

  •  MY KINGDOM by Guillaume Gouix (17min)
  • A SHADOW OF HIMSELF by Steven Ada (3min)

 Friday, October 18th at 4:30pm

Short Film Series 8

  • THE PERFECT SPOT by Laura Richard (17min)

Saturday, October 19th at 11am

Short Film Series 9

  • THE ROLE OF A LIFETIME by Marc Saez (14min)

Saturday, October 19th at 11am

Short Film Series 10

  • VIRTUAL ATTRACTION by Sophie Picciotto (15min)

Saturday, October 19th at 6:30pm

Photograph: "Sacred Spaces: From Temple to Synagogues" by Celia Lowenstein