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Thu07Dec

Calais Children (French version)

Venue: ULIP

7 December 2017

Iskra Angelova | 2017 | Bulgaria | 83 1966. Bulgaria is still behind the Iron Curtain. Julia Kristeva - a young and smart student - goes to Paris on a scholarship from the French government. There she finds herself among the cream of the French intelligentsia, ...read more

Sat25Nov

Sacres

Venue: The Archivist

25 November 2017

Etienne Aussel & Valerie Gabail | 2017 | France | ...read more

Fri24Nov

Acqua Alta – Meanderings

Venue: The Archivist

24 November 2017

Stephan Lichtensteiger | 2017 | Switzerland | 52 A draftsman, a gilder, a weaver, a street artist, a culture manager and me, the elderly filmmaker meet by chance in Venice, talk about life and move on again. Threads of our personal histories are linked by an ...read more

Fri24Nov

Flâneurs

Venue: The Archivist

24 November 2017

Matthew Lancit | 2017 | Canada/France | 79 Between film projects and following the birth of his daughter, a Canadian in Paris must confront his slacker lifestyle and decide if there is something in it worth passing on to the next generation, or if he is ...read more

Thu23Nov

Callum Innes Exposed

Venue: The Archivist

23 November 2017

Callum Innes Exposed Gautier Deblonde | 2017 | Scotland | 12 Callum Innes, born in 1962, is one of the most important Scottish minimalist painters of his generation. His paintings are created through a process of addition and subtraction, sometimes removing sections of paint from the canvases surface with turpentine. Filmed during 5 days, in silent sequence shots, we see the artist at work, in the solitude of his studio. ...read more

Thu23Nov

Portrait of a Young Woman

Venue: The Archivist

23 November 2017

Stephane Arnoux | 2017 | France | 80 ‘Misungui' is Marion's pseudonym. Her identity is built on sensual or startling pictures that abound on social networks. In queer Parisian circles, she is famous for her erotic and situationist performances. In "real life", the young libertarian feminist ...read more

Thu15Jun

The Graduation (Le Concours)

Venue: Cine Lumiere

15 June 2017 8:00 am

Director: Claire Simon Country: France Year of Production: 2016 Length: 90 mins Original language: French (English sub-titles) Produced by: Andolfi Synopsis: With ‘The Graduation’ the director will delve into the daily life of the Parisian cinema school, la Fémis, where a specific Republican ideal of excellence is practiced and entry into which can be summed up as follows: "everyone’s equal, but only the best get in…" Through the admission process, the hard work all year and the graduation exams, ‘The Graduation’ will establish a portrait of our relationship ...read more

The Graduation (Le Concours)

Claire Simon | | 90 mins

With ‘The Graduation’ the director will delve into the daily life of the Parisian cinema school, la Fémis, where a specific Republican ideal of excellence is practiced and entry into which can be summed up as follows: "everyone’s equal, but only the best get in…" Through the admission process, the hard work all year and the ...read more

Fri31Mar

‘Lumiere’

Venue: Studio 28

31 March 2017

465885.jpg-r_1920_1080-f_jpg-q_x-xxyxx-1 ☞ FILM: ‘Lumière!’ directed by Thierry Fremaux (90 mins) ☞ DATE & TIME: Friday 31 March – film-themed cocktail (€4.50, or €6.00 with a packet of popcorn) available from 8pm; screening starts at 9pm ☞ CINEMA: Studio 28, 10 rue Tholozé, Montmartre 75018 Paris ☞ TICKETS: €9 full price; €7.50 for students and all other concessions. Available at the cinema only (please arrive early to avoid disappointment and bring cash as Studio 28 does ...read more

Fri24Mar

‘My Best: George Best – the man behind the legend’ with Calum and Angie Best and director Luigi Maria Perotti

Venue: Soho Hotel

24 March 2017 8:00 pm

MY BEST: George Best – the man behind the legend  Followed by a discussion with Calum Best, Angie Best, Phil Hughes and director Luigi Maria Perotti World Premier Dir. Luigi Maria Perotti | 2017 | 82 min | Italy/UK “I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered” So wrote George Best, one of the greatest football players. Handsome, talented and utterly cheeky, he became the Fifth Beatle, the footballing rock star of the late sixties and ...read more

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