THE PARTY'S OVER

a film by :Marie Garel-Weiss

THE PARTY’S OVER is the story of a revival, that of Céleste and Sihem. Arrived on the same day in a rehab facility, they’re going to seal an indestructible friendship. It will be as much a force as an obstacle when, expelled from their shelter, they (...)

France

90min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French

 

THE PEARL BUTTON

a film by :Patricio Guzmán

The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds the voices of the Earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret (...)

France - Chile - Spain

82min - DCP - 1.85 - Color - Documentary

Original language: Spanish

 

THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON

a film by :Youssef Chahine

This is a tale about the fall of a great Egyptian family, waiting for the liberation of their unique son after 12 years in jail. Ali is freed eventually, but his prison years have broken his youth and ideals. After the family reunion, soon comes for his (...)

Egypt - Algeria

120min - 35 mm - 1.66 - Color - Mono - Drama

Original language : Arabic

 

THE SANDMEN

a film by :Pierre Salvadori

Paris today, a working-class neighbourhood, a square. Two bars stand facing each other as they would in the main street of a town in the Far West. Marie is 25 years old and has come back to Paris after a long absence in search of a brother, Antoine. She (...)

France

95min - 1.85 - Color - Detective drama

Original language: French

THE SIXTH CHILD

a film by :Léopold Legrand

Franck is a scrap dealer who lives with Meriem in the outskirts of Paris. They have five children, a sixth on the way, and serious money problems. Julien and Anna are lawyers and can’t have children. This is the story of an unthinkable (...)

France

92min - DCP - 1.50 - Color

Original language: French

THE SPARROW

a film by :Youssef Chahine

Egypt, June 1967. We are at the eve of the Six-Day War against Israel. Raouf is a young soldier and the adopted son of a powerful member of the police. While chasing a bandit, Raouf meets Youssef, an experienced journalist who is inquiring on a case of (...)

Egypt

102min - 35mm - 1.33 - Color - Mono - Drama

Original language : Arabic

 

THE STORY OF A BOY WHO WANTED TO BE KISSED

a film by :Philippe Harel

Raoul is 20, he lives alone in a Paris attic room. He's a student in Art History working on his master's degree. However, he finds it hard to concentrate on the task in hand as, for several months now, he has been obsessed by a single idea : he wants to be (...)

France

100min - Color - Drama

Original language: French

The story of my real life in Rouen

a film by :Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau

To film his training sessions in figure skating, Etienne's grandmother gives him a video camera. Teen-aged Etienne starts recording his everyday life with his friends and mother in Rouen, without being voyeuristic, more as a game and a way of collecting (...)

France

102min - 35 mm, shot in DV - 1.33 - Color - Drama comedy

Original language :French

 

THE WOLBERG FAMILY

a film by :Axelle Ropert

He can make an amazing speech on American soul music to astounded school kids, meddle in the private life of his fellow citizens or even make his 18-year-old daughter swear that never, ever, will she leave the family home. This man’s name is Simon (...)

France

80min - 35 mm - Scope - Color - Dolby SRD - Drama

Original language :French

THE WORLD OF YESTERDAY

a film by :Diastème

Elisabeth de Raincy, the French President, has decided to withdraw from political life. Three days before the first round of the presidential election, she learns from her Secretary-General, Franck L'Herbier, that a scandal coming from abroad will splash (...)

France

89min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language - French

THE WORST ONES

a film by :Lise Akoka & Romane Gueret

A film shooting will take place at the cité Picasso, in the suburbs of Boulogne-Sur-Mer, in the north of France. During the casting, four teenagers, Lily, Ryan, Maylis and Jessy are chosen to play in the film. Everyone in the neighborhood is surprised: why (...)

France

99min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: French

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THE WOUND

a film by :John Trengove

Xolani, a lonely factory worker, joins the men of his community in the mountains of the Eastern Cape to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. When a defiant initiate from the city discovers his best kept secret, Xolani's entire existence begins to (...)

South Africa - France - Germany - Austria

88min - DCP - Scope - Color - Drama

Original language: Xhosa

THIS SUMMER FEELING

a film by :Mikhaël Hers

In high summer, Sasha, 30, dies suddenly. Her death brings two virtual strangers, her boyfriend Lawrence and sister Zoé, closer together, sharing their grief and the burden of their loss in Berlin, Paris and New York. Three summers, three cities, the time (...)

France - Germany

106min - DCP - 1.85 - Color

Original language: French, English

THREE MONKEYS

a film by :Nuri Bilge Ceylan

A family dislocated when small failings blow up into extravagant lies battles against the odds to stay together by covering up the truth... In order to avoid hardship and responsibilities that would otherwise be impossible to endure, the family chooses to (...)

Turkey - France - Italy

109min - 35 mm - Scope - Color - Drama 

Original language : Turkish

THREE NIGHTS A WEEK

a film by :Florent Gouëlou

29-years-old Baptiste is in a relationship with Samia when he first meets Cookie Kunty, a young drag queen from the Parisian scene who immediately mesmerises him. Initially motivated by the idea of a photography project revolving around Cookie, he immerses (...)

France 

103min - DCP - Scope - Color

Original language: French

Three Worlds

a film by :Catherine Corsini

Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, along with succeeding him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he commits a hit-and-run accident, urged by his two childhood (...)

France

101min - 35 mm / DCP - Scope - Color - Drama

Original language : French

 

 

THROUGH THE FOREST

a film by :Jean-Paul Civeyrac

After Renaud’s death in a motorcycle accident, Armelle can’t get her lover out of her mind and believes he is still living by her side. Her sisters Roxane and Bérénice are worried about her and one of them suggests she should go to a medium for help. (...)

France

65min - 35mm - Scope - Color

Original language: French

 

TO HAVE (OR NOT)

a film by :Laëtitia Masson

Boulogne-sur-Mer. One morning, 26-year-old Alice, a worker in a fish cannery, loses her job. She tells herself that now's the time to make a fresh start, but doing what ? Stay here and rot or get a real life somewhere else ? In Lyon, 27-year-old Bruno, a (...)

France

90min - 35mm - 1.66 - Color - Drama

Original language: French

 

To Paint or Make Love

a film by :Arnaud et Jean-Marie Larrieu

William and Madeleine live in a town at the foot of mountains. Married for a long time, faithful to each other and in love, they lead a quiet life. Their only child, Elise, moving to Italy, they have nobody but themselves to look out for. During one of her (...)

France

98min - 35 mm - 1.66 - Color - Drama 

Original language : French

TOTAL KHEOPS

a film by :Alain Bévérini

Twenty years ago, three likely lads from the Panier with a sweet habit of holding up drug stores and gas stations just for kicks and buzzing around Lole, a teenage enchantress of Spanish extraction they all know they're love in with - until that is, (...)

France

90min - 35 mm - 1.66 - Color - Thriller

Original language : French