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The 22nd edition of New York's Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and uniFrance Films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film, is screening from March 1 to 12.

The festival will open with jazz biopic Django and close with The Odyssey, which dramatises the life of Jacques Cousteau.

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In Bed With Victoria
In Bed With Victoria
Comedy about a single mum trying to strike a balance in her life.
Slack Bay
Slack Bay
Period comedy, set in 1910, about the investigation into disappearances from beaches in France.
Sophie’s Misfortunes
Sophie’s Misfortunes
A girl's life changes dramatically after she is left in the care of her stepmother.
Heal The Living
Heal The Living
Drama about lives connected by an organ transplant.
One morning in Paris. A fistful of adolescents, from different backgrounds. Individually, they begin a strange dance through the labyrinth of the metro and the streets of the capital. They seem to be following a plan.
From The Land Of The Moon
From The Land Of The Moon
Twenty-year story of the loves of a passionate, free-spirited woman.
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.
The Odyssey
The Odyssey
Biopic of the underwater pioneer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
150 Milligrams
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.

New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema Features

Gathering lavender
Nicole Garcia on Marion Cotillard, Catherine Leterrier, François Ozon and From The Land Of The Moon
Going beyond
Bruno Dumont in conversation on language, grace, and going beyond what is expected in his films.
Getting physical with language
Bruno Dumont on comedy, fantasy, miracles and Slack Bay.
All is connected
Reda Kateb on Wim Wenders, Warren Ellis, Ryan Gosling and more.
Beyond the music
Reda Kateb on discovering Django Reinhardt.
Lavender's blue
Nicole Garcia on rebellion, desire, From The Land Of The Moon and unconditional love.
Capturing the Cousteau allure
Jérôme Salle on Lambert Wilson's performance in The Odyssey.
Now, voyager
Plunging into the depths of The Odyssey with Jérôme Salle.
The question of the doll
Christophe Honoré on a funeral, resurrection, Zéro De Conduite and Sophie's Misfortunes.
The girl with three mothers
Christophe Honoré on childhood misbehaviour and Sophie’s Misfortunes.
Bar talk
Bertrand Bonello on life imitating art in Nocturama.
Heart of the matter
Katell Quillévéré on Heal The Living, organ donation and E.T.
The Ozon layer
François Ozon on Frantz, Hitchcock and what's in a name.
Finding Django
Étienne Comar on telling the story of Django Reinhardt and working with Warren Ellis.
Finding the rhythm
Cécile de France on her film about jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.
New York Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Early Bird Highlights
From The Land Of The Moon, Nocturama, Frantz and The Dancer.
Why Ozon revels in secrets and lies
The director of Frantz on his fascination for Germany, shooting in monochrome and falling in love on set.
Diving into the life of Jacques Cousteau
The Odyssey director Jerôme Salle on an underwater legend.

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