‘Dheepan,’ ‘Disorder’ and More Headline 2016 Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Lineup

'Dheepan,' 'Disorder' and More Headline 2016 Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Lineup

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance have announced the official lineup for the 21st edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film. This year’s event runs March 3-13 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The lineup, which consists of 21 feature films making their New York, U.S., or North American premieres, proves just how essential, challenging and inspiring French cinema continues to be.
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"We are extremely pleased to continue our 21-year partnership with UniFrance to bring a brilliant selection of French films to New York," said Film Society of Lincoln Center Associate Director of Programming Florence Almozini in an official statement. "This year’s lineup exemplifies the diverse creativity coming out of the country year-round, including a record eight films directed by women."

Opening the festival will be Guillaume Nicloux’s "Valley of Love," starring the illustrious pairing of Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu as a long-divorced couple who reconnect six months after their son’s suicide. Both Nicloux and Huppert will be at the screening in person. Jacques Audiard’s Palme d’Or–winning "Dheepan" will close the festival with its harrowing portrait of three refugees who flee Sri Lanka only to end up in violent housing projects outside Paris. Other festival favorites stopping at Rendez-Vous include "Lolo," "Mon roi" and "Disorder."

Filmmakers and talent who will be in attendance at this year’s festival include, in alphabetical order: Nabil Ayouch, Emmanuelle Bercot, Julie Delpy, Emmanuel Finkiel, Louis Garrel, Gregoire Hetzel, Isabelle Huppert, Eva Husson, Maïwenn, Guillaume Nicloux, Nicolas Pariser, Melvil Poupaud, Rudi Rosenberg, Alice Winocour, and more to be confirmed at a later date.

Tickets will go on sale Thursday, February 18, with early access for Film Society members beginning Thursday, February 11. Below is the complete lineup for this year’s Rendez-Vous with French Cinema. Information provided by FSLC and UniFrance.

"Valley of Love"
Guillaume Nicloux, France/Belgium, 2015, DCP, 92m
English and French with English subtitles
"Dheepan"
Jacques Audiard, France, 2015, DCP, 109m
French with English subtitles
"21 Nights with Pattie" / "21 nuits avec Pattie"
Jean-Marie & Arnaud Larrieu, France, 2015, DCP, 115m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere
"The Apaches" / "Des Apaches"
Nassim Amaouche, France, 2015, DCP, 97m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere
"Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)"
Eva Husson, France, 2016, DCP, 98m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Dark Inclusion" / "Diamant noir"
Arthur Harari, France/Belgium, 2016, DCP, 115m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"A Decent Ma"n / "Je ne suis pas un salaud"
Emmanuel Finkiel, France, 2015, DCP, 111m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Disorder"
Alice Winocour, France/Belgium, 2015, DCP, 101m
French with English subtitles

"Fatima"
Philippe Faucon, France, 2015, DCP, 79m
French and Arabic with English subtitles

"The Great Game" / "Le Grand jeu"
Nicolas Pariser, France, 2015, DCP, 100m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Lolo"
Julie Delpy, France, 2015, DCP, 99m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Much Loved"
Nabil Ayouch, France/Morocco, 2015, DCP, 104m
Arabic and French with English subtitles.

"My King" / "Mon roi"
Maïwenn, France, 2015, DCP, 128m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"The New Kid" / "Le Nouveau"
Rudi Rosenberg, France, 2015, DCP, 81m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Parisienne" / "Peur de rien"
Danielle Arbid, France, 2015, DCP, 120m
French with English subtitles

"Standing Tall" / "La Tête haute"
Emmanuelle Bercot, France, 2015, DCP, 119m
French with English subtitles

"Story of Judas" / "Histoire de Judas"
Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, France, 2015, DCP, 99m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Summertime" / "La Belle saison"
Catherine Corsini, France/Belgium, 2015, DCP, 105m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere
"Three Sisters" / "Les Trois soeurs"
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, France, 2015, DCP, 110m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Two Friends" / "Deux amis"
Louis Garrel, France, 2015, DCP, 102m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

"Winter Song" / "Chant d’hiver"
Otar Iosseliani, France, 2015, DCP, 117m
French with English subtitles. U.S. Premiere

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