Running online, worldwide from January 16th – February 16th, the official 2015 MyFrenchFilmFestival selection includes ten French features and ten French shorts in competition, as well as one feature and three shorts out of competition.
Melanie Laurent’s BREATHE and HIPPOCRATE … both heading from Cannes’
Critics Week, Robin Campillo’s EASTERN BOYS, winner of Venice’s Horizons
prize, and Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR
BODY’S TEARS are among the 10 feature films set to compete at
MyFrenchFilmFestival. A second competition selection comprises 10 short films,
notably the animated A TOWN CALLED PANIC: THE CHRISTMAS LOG, GUY
MOQUET, and SHADOW.” (Elsa Keslassey, Variety International).
Michel Gondry (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, BE KIND REWIND, THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP), succeeds Jean-Pierre Jeunet (AMELIE, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) as the president of the 2015 Filmmaker’s Jury.
UniFrance launched MyFrenchFilmFestival five years ago. According to the festival’s website, the goal has been to,
“… showcase the young generation of French filmmakers and enable Internet users
all over the world to share their love of French cinema. For its 5th edition, the festival
returns with new films, new partner platforms, and launches in theatres in several
The ten feature films in competition are:
A PLACE ON EARTH (UNE PLACE SUR LA TERRE) – Fabienne Godet
BREATHE (RESPIRE) – Melanie Laurent
EASTERN BOYS (EASTERN BOYS) – Robin Campillo
FOOL CIRCLE (TRISTESSE CLUB) – Vincent Mariette
GAZELLES (LES GAZELLES) – Mona Achache
HIPPOCRATES (HIPPOCRATE) – Thomas Lilti
HOW I CAME TO HATE MATH (COMMENT J’AI DETESTE LES MATHS) – Oliveier Peyon
MISS AND THE DOCTORS (TIREZ LA LANGUE, MADEMOISELLE) – Axelle Ropert
THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS (L’ETRANGE COULEUR DES LARMES DE TON CORPS) – Helene Cattet, Bruno Forzani
VANDAL (VANDAL) – Heller Cisterne
For a complete list of all films, features and shorts, visit MyFrenchFilmFestival.com.