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11 titles in competition at Paris Cinéma

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- From 5-12 July, the 12th edition of the festival will also offer a programme of top-notch preview screenings and a number of other events

11 titles in competition at Paris Cinéma

Kicked off by the Cannes competitor Timbuktu [+see also:
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by Abderrahmane Sissako (read the review), the 12th edition of the Paris Cinéma festival (5-12 July) will this year have a top-quality programme on offer, including a competition that will pit 11 features against each other. Featuring among the titles duking it out are two French feature debuts that turned a lot of heads at Cannes: the Caméra d'Or winner Party Girl [+see also:
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 by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis (read the interview) and Love at First Fight [+see also:
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by Thomas Cailley (which, on the Croisette, won the Fipresci Prize in the parallel sections and the Europa Cinemas Label, among other awards). Also in the running are the Berlinale award-winning Stations of the Cross [+see also:
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Q&A: Dietrich Brüggemann
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by German director Dietrich Brüggemann and the Icelandic revelation Of Horses and Men [+see also:
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interview: Benedikt Erlingsson
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by Benedikt Erlingsson (read the interview). And last but by no means least, there will also be three minority French co-productions: Jauja [+see also:
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by Argentinian Lisandro AlonsoTo Kill a Man [+see also:
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by Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Fernandez Almendras (winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance) and The Kindergarten Teacher [+see also:
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by Israel’s Nadav Lapid.

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Standing out among the 21 planned preview screenings are nine films revealed at Cannes: the Palme d'Or winner Winter Sleep [+see also:
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interview: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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by Turkey’s Nuri Bilge Ceylan, contender Clouds of Sils Maria [+see also:
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interview: Charles Gillibert
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by Olivier Assayas, Céline Sciamma’s Girlhood [+see also:
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interview: Céline Sciamma
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, Eat Your Bones [+see also:
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by Jean-Charles Hue, Hippocrates [+see also:
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interview: Thomas Lilti
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by Thomas Lilti (read the review), Geromino [+see also:
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by Tony Gatlif, In the Name of My Daughter [+see also:
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by André Téchiné (read the review), Insecure [+see also:
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interview: Marianne Tardieu
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by Marianne Tardieu and Mercuriales [+see also:
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by Virgil Vernier. Joining these titles are The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq [+see also:
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by Guillaume Nicloux (read the review), Now or Never by Serge Frydman (read the article), Le beau monde by Julie Lopes-Curval, the Berlinale competitor Macondo [+see also:
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interview: Sudabeh Mortezai
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by Austrian filmmaker Sudabeh Mortezai (read the review), the Spanish co-production Wild Tales [+see also:
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by Damian Szifron, Human Capital [+see also:
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interview: Paolo Virzì
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by Italy’s Paolo Virzi (read the interview), Baby Balloon [+see also:
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by Belgian director Stephan Liberski and the French documentary Chante ton bac d'abord by David André.

Also of note are five Jeune Public (“Young Audience”) preview screenings, including Nicholas on Holiday [+see also:
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by Laurent Tirard and the Swedish film Spot and Splodge by Lotta and Uzi Geffenblad, as well as a section dubbed “French Touch”, which includes a tribute to producer Sylvie Pialat (Les Films du Worso) and a selection of freshly discovered female faces in French comedy (with titles including French Women [+see also:
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by Audrey Dana).

(Translated from French)

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