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Exclusive Poster and Trailer for FSLC and UniFrance’s Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

Exclusive Poster and Trailer for FSLC and UniFrance's Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance Films have announced the lineup for the 20th Anniversary of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, an annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film. The 2015 program will hit screens at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the IFC Center and BAMcinématek from March 6-15. The lineup, which consists of 22 feature films and four short films making their New York, U.S. or North American premieres, demonstrates that the landscape of French cinema has never been more fertile, and the voices issuing from it never more diverse.

“Twenty years is a fitting anniversary to celebrate French cinema and its love affair with New York, a city which has inspired so many directors, and which has always reserved a warm welcome for French films,” said Isabelle Giordano, Executive Director of UniFrance films. “I’m delighted to present to you the originality, the audacity, the insolence and the glamour that characterize our movie productions, which today are universally recognized as offering a genuine alternative in the global cinematic landscape.”

The feature films included is this year’s Rendez-Vous are:
“3 Hearts” (Opening Night Selection), Benoît Jacquot
“Reality” (Closing Night Selection), Quentin Dupieux
“40-Love,” Stéphane Demoustier
“Breathe,” Mélanie Laurent
“The Connection,” Cédric Jimenez
“Eat Your Bones,” Jean-Charles Hue
“Fidelio, Alice’s Odyssey,” Lucie Borleteau
“Gaby Baby Doll,” Sophie Letourneur
“Hippocrates,” Thomas Lilti
“In the Courtyard,” Pierre Salvadori
“In the Name of My Daughter,” André Téchiné
“Love at First Flight,” Thomas Cailley
“May Allah Bless France!,” Abd Al Malik
“Métamorphoses,” Christophe Honoré
“My Friend Victoria,” Jean-Paul Civeyrac
“Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart,” Cédric Anger
“Party Girl,” Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq, Claire Burger & Samuel Theis
“Portrait of an Artist,” Antoine Barraud
“SK1,” Frédéric Tellier
“Stubborn,” Armel Hostiou
“Wild Life,” Cédric Kahn
“Young Tiger,” Cyprien Vial

The short films program includes:
“The Smallest Apartment in Paris,” Hélèna Villovitch
“Back Alley,” Cécile Ducrocq
“The Space,” Eléonor Gilbert
“Extrasystole,” Alice Douard

To celebrate the upcoming event, the Film Society of Lincoln Center has issued an exclusive trailer and poster for the opening night selection, “3 Hearts.” From master French filmmaker Benoît Jacquot, the drama centers on the destinies, connections and passions surrounding a classic love triangle between Benoît Poelvoorde, Charlotte Gainsbourg (“Nymphomaniac,” “Melancholia”) and Chiara Mastroianni (“Persepolis”). Watch the trailer below:

READ MORE: TIFF Review: Benoît Jacquot’s ‘Three Hearts’ Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni & Catherine Deneuve

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