Rendez-Vous with French Cinema at Lincoln Center is coming up soon (March 1-12) and the tickets are on sale !
The lineup features 23 diverse films, comprised of highlights from international festivals and works by both established favorites and talented newcomers.
Opening filmDjango is a biopic about Django Reinhardt and closing filmthe Odyssey focuses on the life of Commandant Jacques Cousteau.
A few highlights from the festival:
-A great family film : Christophe Honoré'sSophie's Misfortunes (Les Malheurs de Sophie), a French classic of children literature.
- Bruno Dumont's oddball slapstick detective storySlack Bay, starring Juliette Binoche.
- Emmanuelle Bercot's gripping real-life drama150 Milligrams, with Sidse Babett Knudsen (from the TV show Borgen) as a doctor who challenged the French pharmaceutical industry.
- The Dancer, which stars Soko as modern dance icon Loïe Fuller and Lily-Rose Depp as Isadora Duncan (both nominated).
- Katell Quillévéré'sHeal the Living, a beautiful adapation of the French book Réparer les vivants by Maelys de Kerangal.
Here is the full line up :