French Film Festival 2018

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Each And Every Moment (De Chaque Instant) (Year: 2018; Director: Nicolas Philibert)
Following student nurses through their training.
The Grand Ball (Le Grand bal) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Laetitia Carton; Writer: Laetitia Carton)
In the middle of the summer, in an idyllic countryside location, several thousand people come together to dance. This documentary chronicles the event.
The Graduation (Le Concours) (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Claire Simon)
A documentary about selection procedures at cinema school La Fémis in Paris.
The Quest of Alain Ducasse (La Quête d’Alain Ducasse) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Gilles de Maistre; Writer: Eric Roux, Gilles de Maistre; Stars: Alain Ducasse, Alain Ducasse)
Profile of the 18-times Michelin-starred chef.
Wine Calling (Le Vin se lève) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Bruno Sauvard)
Documentary about the organic revolution in winemaking

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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