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New York hosts the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

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- 22 feature films and a glamorous delegation of artists will be present at the 20th edition of the event organised by Unifrance, which kicks off tomorrow

New York hosts the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
The Connection by Cédric Jimenez

Tomorrow, 3 Hearts [+see also:
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by Benoît Jacquot will open the 20th Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in New York, with its actresses Charlotte Gainsbourg and Chiara Mastroianni in attendance. Organised by Unifrance and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and due to take place until 15 March, this anniversary edition sponsored by Martin Scorsese and Nathalie Baye has 22 features and four shorts on offer, with most of their directors gracing the event with their presence.

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Standing out in the programme of scheduled screenings at the IFC Center, the BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), the FIAF and the Lincoln Center is a focus on “the new French crime film”, featuring Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart [+see also:
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by Cédric Anger, The Connection [+see also:
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by Cédric Jimenez and L'affaire SK1 [+see also:
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by Frédéric Tellier.

Some brand-new talent will also be present on the line-up, with titles that were revealed at Cannes (Love at First Fight [+see also:
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interview: Thomas Cailley
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by Thomas Cailley; Party Girl [+see also:
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interview: Marie Amachoukeli, Claire B…
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by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis; Hippocrates [+see also:
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interview: Thomas Lilti
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by Thomas Lilti; Eat Your Bones [+see also:
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by Jean-Charles Hue; and Breathe [+see also:
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interview: Lou de Laâge
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by Mélanie Laurent), Venice (40-Love [+see also:
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by Stéphane Demoustier), Toronto (Qu'Allah bénisse la France! [+see also:
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by Abd El Malik), Locarno (Fidelio: Alice’s Journey [+see also:
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interview: Lucie Borleteau
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by Lucie Borleteau) and Berlin (Portrait of the Artist [+see also:
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by Antoine Barraud), as well as at other festivals (Young Tiger [+see also:
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by Cyprien Vial, Gaby Baby Doll [+see also:
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by Sophie Letourneur and Stubborn [+see also:
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by Armel Hostiou).

A number of more firmly established filmmakers will also be showcased, with In the Courtyard [+see also:
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interview: Philippe Martin
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by Pierre Salvadori, Métamorphoses [+see also:
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interview: Christophe Honoré
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by Christophe Honoré, My Friend Victoria [+see also:
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by Jean-Paul Civeyrac, In the Name of My Daughter [+see also:
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by André Téchiné and Wild Life [+see also:
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by Cédric Kahn.

This 20th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in New York, which will draw to a close with the screening of Quentin Dupieux’s Reality [+see also:
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(with Alain Chabat and Elodie Bouchez in attendance), will also include a debate (entitled “The 21st-century Cinephile”), meetings (centring on the “French Touch” generation of music composers for French films) and master classes (with Guillaume Canet, Nathalie Baye and Mélanie Laurent, open to the public; producers Kristina Larsen and Anne-Dominique Toussaint, open to academics; and Cédric Kahn and Christophe Honoré, open to students).

(Translated from French)

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