French competition

2020 program
Synopsis

Nine young women and men, including eight from five different countries in Latin America and one from France, are invited to share a week-long theatre residency at the director and his cat...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 19:00
Variétés 3
24.07.2020 - 22:30
La Baleine
25.07.2020 - 16:30
Vidéodrome 2
Synopsis

The emergence of a new fiction film director is not a common thing anymore in France, and it hasn’t been in a long time. So, what exactly is a fiction film director? It is someone who has an...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 18:30
Théâtre du Gymnase
24.07.2020 - 20:30
Théâtre du Gymnase
25.07.2020 - 16:00
Variétés 2
Synopsis

Conakry, Guinea. On 28 September, 2009, the day of the first round of the presidential election, the elite praetorian guard carried out a massacre at the Stade du 28 Septembre. In 2010, a day before...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 20:00
Variétés 2
24.07.2020 - 16:00
Variétés 2
26.07.2020 - 15:30
Vidéodrome 2
Synopsis

The opening of Forensickness is set under the auspices of Gombrowicz’s Cosmos: « And I was so good at deciphering still life that, despite myself, I examined, studied, and researched as if there...

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2020
23.07.2020 - 17:30
Variétés 2
24.07.2020 - 12:00
Variétés 2
25.07.2020 - 10:00
Variétés 3
Synopsis

Here it is: Cergy-Pontoise, a town in the Parisian suburbs built in the Seventies, theatre of Régis Sauder’s last opus. If, by evoking the native East of his Retour à Forbach / Back to Forbach...

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Official Selection 2020
24.07.2020 - 16:00
Théâtre du Gymnase
25.07.2020 - 20:00
La Baleine
26.07.2020 - 14:00
Variétés 1
Synopsis

“What remains of emotions, dreams, desires when one disappears?” The film opens with this line from J.M.G. Le Clézio, written over a silent backwash of waves, against the light. These words are...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 22:00
Variétés 2
24.07.2020 - 22:00
Variétés 2
26.07.2020 - 10:00
Variétés 3
Synopsis

For her third and gratifying movie presented at the FID, Julie Chaffort takes us on a variation of the themes addressed in her earlier films. Légendes is a gallery of scenes, a series of still...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 17:30
Variétés 2
24.07.2020 - 12:00
Variétés 2
25.07.2020 - 10:00
Variétés 3
Synopsis

Based on the poems the Naples painter Adriana Pignatelli Mangoni wrote to her dead daughter, Alessandra Celesia lovingly expresses the intimacy of an unbearable bereavement. What words are there in...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 20:30
Variétés 1
24.07.2020 - 16:00
Variétés 2
25.07.2020 - 10:30
Théâtre du Gymnase
Synopsis

The media hype didn’t do any good for the Calais Jungle. Far from such echoes, Christophe Clavert’s concern is to come back to the sites - afterwards, otherwise. Beginning with clarifications as...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 17:00
Variétés 3
24.07.2020 - 14:00
Vidéodrome 2
25.07.2020 - 20:00
Variétés 3
Synopsis

Here is a beautifully crafted film, seemingly simple as ABC. It involves no tall tales, only modest work – we listen to Robert Schumann’s lieder at home or in the car, we eat, we wash, we...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 20:30
Variétés 1
24.07.2020 - 16:00
Variétés 2
25.07.2020 - 10:30
Théâtre du Gymnase
Synopsis

We all remember Broken Leg (FID2011) and Black Diamond (2014), in which Samir Ramdani played with codes as a virtuoso and easily threaded his way through the urban spaces of the American west coast....

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 12:00
Théâtre du Gymnase
24.07.2020 - 22:30
Théâtre du Gymnase
25.07.2020 - 15:30
Variétés 1
Synopsis

Nathan Nicholovitch likes to hold his ambitions regarding fiction up against the constraints of a reality that tends to elude it. After the suburbs of Phnom Penh, haunted by the Khmer Rouge genocide...

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Official Selection 2020
23.07.2020 - 20:30
Théâtre du Gymnase
24.07.2020 - 16:00
Variétés 1
25.07.2020 - 19:30
Variétés 1
Synopsis

http://www.lechkowalski.com Lech Kowalski has gotten us used to movements for a long time now. Movements of the street, of punks, of fetishists, of his mother, of Polish farmers, of strikers: the...

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Official Selection 2020
24.07.2020 - 14:00
Variétés 1
25.07.2020 - 21:00
Théâtre du Gymnase
26.07.2020 - 18:30
Variétés 1