Raphaël Lefèvre first began as a film critic. After studying at La Fémis, he worked as an editing assistant on La Vie d’Adèle by Abdellatif Kechiche (2013), and as an editor on many short films such as Les Enfants by Jean-Sébastien Chauvin (2014) or Un adieu by Mathilde Profit (2019), and feature films like A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012) and O Ornitólogo (2016) by João Pedro Rodrigues or M by Yolande Zauberman (2018).
He collaborated three times with Yann Gonzalez : Les Rencontres d’après minuit (2013), Les Îles (2017) and Un couteau dans le cœur (2018).
He has recently worked on Laurie Lassalle’s documentary Boum Boum, released in France in June, 2022.
He also directed a short film, Nos désirs (2017), and regularly intervenes in art and film schools: Le Fresnoy, ESAL, Paris 8, La Fémis, HEAD.
Two films he edited were shown at the FIDMarseille in the past: Flesh Memory by Jacky Goldberg (2018) and Pénélope mon amour by Claire Doyon (2021, Georges de Beauregard National Award and Renaud Victor Award).
This year, It’s Raining Cats and Dogs by Claire Doyon will be shown in the “Other Gems” section and El Agua by Elena López Riera has been chosen as the closing film of the festival.