150 Milligrams
A lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
Barbara
Filmmaking and real life start to blur for a director making a biopic about female singer Barbara.

D

The Fire Within
A suicidal man struggling to avoid sliding back into alcoholism visits former friends and lovers to say goodbye.
Félicité
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.

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Ismael's Ghosts
A filmmaker's life becomes complicated by the return of a former lover.
Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess: Four Enchanting Tales
Four animated tales give a twist to tradition.
I Got Life!
A woman embraces a new phase in her life.
Indochine
A plantation owner in Indochina finds herself in a love rivalry with her adopted daughter as France's colonial strength wanes.
L'Amant Double
A fragile young woman falls for her psychotherapist... and his twin.
The Lovers
Controversial drama about a married mum who walks out on her husband.

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Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.

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The Workshop
An exploration of group dynamics in a young people’s writing workshop.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of factual film

French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film

London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.

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