My French Film Festival 2021 [fr]


MyFrenchFilmFestival is the world’s first online French-language film festival. In 10 editions, MyFrenchFilmFestival presented over 250 films to Internet users, with 54 million film views across more than 200 territories in the world.
It is available online from January 15 to February 15.

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Selection

10 feature films are presented in competition

ADOLESCENTES by Sébastien Lifshitz (France)
CAMILLE by Boris Lojkine (France)
ENORMOUS by Sophie Letourneur (France)
FELICITÀ by Bruno Merle (France)
WORKING GIRLS by Frédéric Fonteyne and Anne Paulicevich (Belgium, in partnership with Wallonie-Bruxelles Images) HEROES DON’T DIE by Aude Léa Rapin (France) JOSEP by Aurel (France)
JUST KIDS by Christophe Blanc (France)
YOU DESERVE A LOVER by Hafsia Herzi (France)
BURNING GHOST by Stéphane Batut (France)
3 feature films are presented out of competition
KUESSIPAN by Myriam Verreault (Canada, in partnership with Téléfilm Canada)
MADAME by Stéphane Riethauser (Switzerland, in partnership with SWISS FILMS) ORPHEUS by Jean Cocteau

10 short films are presented in competition

BEAUTY BOYS by Florent Gouëlou (France)
EMPTY PLACES by Geoffroy de Crécy (France)
INTERMISSION by Anthony Lemaitre (France)
NUCLEAR FAMILY by Faustine Crespy (Belgium, in partnership with Wallonie-Bruxelles Images)
BLUE FEAR by Marie Jacotey and Lola Halifa-Legrand (France)
FRIEND OF A FRIEND by Zachary Zezima (France)
MISS CHAZELLES by Thomas Vernay (France)
NOT A WORD by Élodie Wallace (France) SOLE MIO by Maxime Roy (France)
FIRST GOODBYES by Mathilde Profit (France)

2 short films are presented out of competition

MUTTS by Halima Ouardiri (Canada, in partnership with Téléfilm Canada)
LIFE OF THE DEAD by Arnaud Desplechin (France)

Themes

Organised for several years in thematic sections mixing shorts and feature films, MyFrenchFilmFestival offers “Internet festivalgoers” the chance to discover the best of French and Francophone cinema: poignant, talented and innovative films, arranged by theme.
For the previously mentioned films, this year’s themes are:
• Forever Young
Initiatory journeys of youth and the transition from adolescence to adulthood.
• Crazy Loving Families
Humour, tenderness and complicated family situations.
• True Heroines
Through incredible, explosive and singular portraits, this section celebrates women and girls who carve out their own destinies.
• French Ghost Stories
A panoply of French ghost stories.
• On the Road
Migrations of women and men fleeing international conflicts.
• Love is love
Films that question love from every angle.
Finally, two thematic sections out of competition complete this film offer.
• Kids Corner
A programme to share the love of French cinema with the youngest viewers thanks to silent animated short films for kids: MAESTRO, DALIA’S WORLD, 028, THE KINDERGARTEN SHOW and A LYNX IN TOWN.
• New Horizons
An initiative dedicated to new forms of French film images, writing and experimentations with 3 creations: ODYSSEY 1.4.9, SATURNISM and RECODING ENTROPIA.

Where to watch?

In Canada, you can watch online at Kanopy and TFO, as well as directly on the website.

Cost

All of the short films are free of charge in all countries.
Viewing fee for one feature film: €1.99 ( $2,80)
Festival Pack: €7.99 for access to all available films ($11,50)

Festival website

Complete information at myfrenchfilmfestival.com.

Last modified on 07/01/2021

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