Producer Dominique Boutonnat Appointed President of France’s National Film Board

Dominique Boutonnat, a film executive who was an associate producer of “Two Days in Paris,” “Polisse” and “The Intouchables,” has been appointed president of France’s National Film Board, or Cnc. The ...

France’s National Film Board Faces Presidency Crisis

A sign of the times: France’s National Film Board (Cnc) has no president for the first time in its 70-year history. Fredrique Bredin, who was finishing her second three-year term at the end of the ...

screen.brussels supporting the mysterious new film by Stephan Streker - Funding – Belgium

For its tenth session, the Brussels regional investment fund is backing the new movie by the Belgian director, which is currently being shot shrouded in the utmost secrecy. For its second session of ...

The Cnc grants an advance on receipts to Alain Guiraudie’s Viens je t’emmène - Funding – France

The Cnc is also throwing its weight behind films helmed by Julia Ducournau, Emmanuelle Bercot, Xavier Beauvois, Thierry de Peretti, Jean-Paul Civeyrac and Mehran Tamadon. Seven projects have been ...

Deconstructing oppressions by Anne-Katrin Titze

Eva Husson at Cohen Media Group on Emmanuelle Bercot's war journalist character in Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil): "I got my inspiration on the writing from Martha Gellhorn." Photo: ...

Cannes: Claire Denis To Head Short Films & Cinéfondation Jury

Cannes: Claire Denis To Head Short Films & Cinéfondation Jury Revered French director Claire Denis is to lead the short films and Cinéfondation (student films) jury at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Denis and her jury will award the three prizes of the ...

New Us Trailer for War Film 'Girls of the Sun' with Golshifteh Farahani

"You are capable of anything." Cohen Media Group has debuted the official Us trailer for the indie Girls of the Sun, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year in-competition. The film is ...

‘Girls of the Sun’ First Trailer: Eva Husson’s Cannes Premiere Follows Female Fighters Battling Isis

‘Girls of the Sun’ First Trailer: Eva Husson’s Cannes Premiere Follows Female Fighters Battling Isis “Women, life, liberty!” So goes the rallying cry of the battalion of female fighters that Eva Husson follows in her second feature, “Girls of the Sun.” Loosely based on the real-life stories of ...

Rendez-Vous With French Cinema smiles by Anne-Katrin Titze

Jeannette, L'Enfance De Jeanne D'Arc and Ma Loute director Bruno Dumont will present Coincoin And The Extra-Humans Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze New York's Rendez-Vous with French Cinema opens with Pierre ...

Elle Driver strikes deals on Roberto Saviano adaptation 'Piranhas' (exclusive)

Has world premiere in Berlin Competition on February 12. Elle Driver has sealed a slew of deals on Italian teenage crime boss drama Piranhas ahead of its world premiere in competition in Berlin this ...

Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2019: #82. Happy Birthday – Cédric Kahn

Happy Birthday For his eleventh feature, Happy Birthday, actor/director Cédric Kahn nabs the legendary Catherine Deneuve in the lead role, starring opposite himself, writer/director Emmanuelle Bercot ...

'Jellyfish' triumphs at Dinard Film Festival

'Jellyfish' triumphs at Dinard Film Festival Film won four prizes including the Golden Hitchcock Jury Grand Prize. James Gardner’s Jellyfish scooped the top prizes at last night’s awards ceremony for the 29th edition of the Dinard Film Festival ...

Rupert Grint attends the 2018 Dinard Film Festival!

September 27th, 2018, 10:07am– Yesterday, Rupert Grint arrived in Dinard, France for the 2018 Dinard British Film Festival which celebrates everything British in cinema. Rupert is serving as a jury ...

Tiff Review: ‘Girls of the Sun’ is an Oppressively Harrowing War Drama

It’s just like America to document Isis as a fight we must combat—like the saviors we are. There’s a reason for this from our perspective, but our jingoistic thought process does detract from what’s ...

‘School’s Out’ Trailer: The Kids Aren’t All Right in Venice-Bound Drama About a Substitute Teacher — Watch

‘School’s Out’ Trailer: The Kids Aren’t All Right in Venice-Bound Drama About a Substitute Teacher — Watch Celluloid Dreams has released the trailer for “School’s Out,” Sébastien Marnier’s Venice-bound follow-up to “Faultless.” Laurent Lafitte of “Elle” stars as a substitute who takes over a classroom ...

Pacific Northwest Pictures acquires 'Girls Of The Sun'

Pnp to release in Canada, partners with Tva Films for French-speaking regions. Pacific Northwest Pictures (Pnp) has acquired Canadian rights from Elle Driver to Eva Husson’s Cannes selection Girls Of ...

Cannes Buzz Films ‘Girls Of The Sun’ And ‘Ash Is Purest White’ Set For Us Distribution By Cohen Media Group

Cannes Buzz Films ‘Girls Of The Sun’ And ‘Ash Is Purest White’ Set For Us Distribution By Cohen Media Group Cohen Media Group has acquired Us distribution rights to director Eva Husson’s Girls of the Sun, a drama focusing on the sisterhood of women taken prisoner by Kurdistan extremists, and director Jia ...

Elle Driver racks up sales on Eva Husson's 'Girls Of The Sun' (exclusive)

The Palme d’Or contender has sold to France, Germany, Latin America and Italy. French sales company Elle Driver has unveiled a raft of sales on Eva Husson’s women’s war movie Girls Of The Sun ...

2018 Cannes Critics’ Panel: Day 6 – Eva Husson’s Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil)

Eva Husson tackles some heady subject matter with her third feature, and first Cannes entry. After shoring up at Tiff in 2015 with Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story), starring Golshifteh Farahani and ...

Cannes So Far: The Spotlight Belongs to the Women

Cannes So Far: The Spotlight Belongs to the Women If you’re looking to sum up the 2018 Cannes Film Festival so far, you might want to turn to an instructive scene near the end of Eva Husson’s competition entry “Girls of the Sun.” In the scene, ...

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