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Mika Taanila, Jussi Eerola
Finland was the first country in the West to give permission to build a new nuclear power plant after the Chernobyl disaster. The film portrays … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DOC$PG

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Jacques Rozier
One of the greatest debuts in cinema history, the effervescent first feature by French New Wave master Jacques Rozier returns in a sparkling new… 
CastJean-Claude Aimini, Yveline Céry, Stéfania S…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFreePG

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Leyla Bouzid
Set on the eve of the Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, the first feature from director Leyla Bouzid follows an up-and-coming underground band as th… 
CastBaya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Aya…
LanguageArabic/French   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Eva Husson
The bold feature debut by French filmmaker Eva Husson explores the sexual exploits and awakenings of a group of teenagers on the beaches (and in… 
CastFinnegan Oldfield, Daisy Broom, Fred Hotier,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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Thomas Bidegain
An Old-West enthusiast in modern-day France embarks on a 16-year odyssey to track down his daughter, who has run away and converted to Islam, in… 
CastFrançois Damiens, Finnegan Oldfield, Agathe …
LanguageFrench/Arabic   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Jacques Audiard
To escape the civil war in Sri Lanka, a former Tamil Tiger soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family. These strangers try to bui… 
CastJesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Sriniva…
LanguageEnglish, Tamil, Fren…   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Alice Winocour
A young ex-soldier suffering from PTSD (Matthias Schonaerts) protects a beautiful woman (Diane Kruger) and her child from a brutal home invasion… 
CastMatthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Lucile Hadzihalilovic
A 10-year-old boy discovers a dead body in the sea just before he is brought to the hospital for a mysterious injection. Before long, something … 
CastMax Brebant, Roxane Duran, Julie-Marie Parme…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VAN$14A

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Jean-Paul Rappeneau
When Shanghai-based businessman Jérome Varenne learns that his childhood home in the village of Ambray is at the centre of a local conflict, he … 
CastMathieu Amalric, Marine Vacth, Gilles Lellou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Damien Odoul
A young French infantry volunteer is plunged into the maelstrom of trench warfare on the Western Front, in this startlingly subjective vision of… 
CastNino Rocher, Pierre Martial Gaillard, Theo C…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Alexander Sokurov
Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the Louvre museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on… 
CastLouis-Do de Lencquesaing, Vincent Nemeth, Be…
LanguageFrench, German, Russ…   CountryFrance
MAST$PG

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Diastème / Alain Dias
A racist thug in the army of Jean-Mare Le Pen’s Front National battles his way from the streets to the backrooms of political power, in this har… 
CastAlban Lenoir, Paul Hamy, Samuel Jouy, Patric…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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Philippe Garrel
A Parisian documentary filmmaker becomes embroiled in a romantic triangle in this luminous love story from the great director Philippe Garrel (F… 
CastClotilde Courau, Stanislas Merhar, Léna Paug…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Emmanuel Leconte, Daniel Lec…
This new documentary by the father-and-son directing team of Daniel and Emmanuel Leconte pays tribute to the 11 journalists of the French satiri… 
CastElisabeth Badinter, Gérard Biard, Charb , Ca…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DOC$14A

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Guillaume Senez
Two love-struck teens grow up fast in the wake of an unexpected pregnancy, in this gently realistic debut feature from Belgian director Guillaum… 
CastKacey Mottet Klein, Galatea Bellugi, Catheri…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Salem Brahimi
In Algeria in the late 1980s, a man who has been compelled to take a wife by his mother’s dying wish has his domestic dilemma placed in stark re… 
CastAmazigh Kateb, Rachida Brakni
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance
CWS$18A

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Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy (Before Midnight) writes, directs and stars in this satirical comedy about fortysomething workaholic Violette, who finds romance whi… 
CastJulie Delpy
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Gaspar Noé
French provocateur Gaspar Noé (Enter the Void) continues to push the envelope with this 3D melodrama featuring explicit, unsimulated sex. Janua… 
CastKarl Glusman, Aomi Muyock, Klara Kristin
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VAN$R

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Danielle Arbid
The new film from Lebanese director Danielle Arbid follows a young Arab immigrant in Paris, whose encounters with three men reveal different fac… 
CastManal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy, Dami…
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Alain Gagnol, Jean-Loup Feli…
An 11-year-old boy named Leo, becomes an unlikely superhero when he discovers that he has the ability to leave his body and fly through walls. W… 
CastAudrey Tautou, Édouard Baer, Jean-Pierre Mar…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Fabrice Gobert
The recently deceased return to (some kind of) life in a small mountain village, in this internationally acclaimed eight-part serial based on th… 
CastAnne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Céline Sallet…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PRIME$14A

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Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Yt…
Inspired by the 1930s Dakar-Djibouti mission — the ambitious French ethnographic expedition — the first narrative feature by French artist and f… 
CastBetty Tchomanga, Rachel Kahn, Eriq Ebouaney
LanguageArabic, English, Fre…   CountryFrance
WL$PG

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Marc Katz, Cécile Paysant, C…
The protagonists in these films long for connection, but their efforts to achieve it are complicated by mixed messages, communication breakdowns… 
CastLibby Woodbridge, David Ross, Sean Cullen, A…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryFrance
SC$14A

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Kent Monkman, Chelsea McMull…
These otherworldly shorts take you to places you’ve never been as you descend to the watery Arctic depths, travel between dimensions, and go run… 
CastKent Monkman, Quinton Neufeldt, Gillian Edwa…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountryFrance
SC$14A

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageAmharic, Anishinaabe…   CountryFrance
SC$14A

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David Bryant, Trevor Mack, M…
From a rookie cop in the Australian Outback to a troubled family in Chile, this programme features a cast of characters who find themselves (com… 
CastElias Louie, Trinity Stump, Quelemia Sparrow…
LanguageEnglish, Tsilhqot’in…   CountryFrance
SC$14A

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Nora El Hourch, Howie Shia, …
A collection of moving and refreshingly candid shorts about identity. A FEW SECONDS, Directed by Nora El Hourch, France | 16 minutes BAM, Dire… 
CastMarie Tirmont, Charlotte Bartocci, Camille L…
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Eng…   CountryFrance
SC$18A

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Fabienne Berthaud
Fleeing from the scene of a terrible crime, a young woman embarks on a life-changing road trip across California and Nevada. Romy is on holiday… 
CastDiane Kruger, Norman Reedus, Gilles Lellouch…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A

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Annie MacDonell, Maïder Fort…
One-hour live in-cinema reading with sound and film projection at TIFF Bell Lightbox performed by Canadian artist Annie MacDonnell and French ar… 
CastAnnie MacDonell, Maïder Fortuné
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
WLFreePG

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Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche
Director and star Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche reimagines the tale of the Biblical traitor in this stunningly shot historical drama. Rabah Ameur-Zaimec… 
CastRabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Nabil Djedouani, Moham…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Catherine Corsini
In 1971 France, a young girl from a rural family moves to Paris and begins a life-changing affair with a feminist activist. Delphine, the daugh… 
CastCécile De France, Izia Higelin, Noémie Lvovs…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Claude Lelouch
A successful film composer (Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, The Artist) falls in love when he travels to India to work on a Bollywood retell… 
CastJean Dujardin, Elsa Zylberstein, Alice Pol, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Björn Kämmerer, David K. Ros…
This programme explores ways of recording and reshaping space with light, of measuring and mapping our bodily presence and impact vis-à-vis regi… 
CastVarious
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance
WL$G

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Joachim Lafosse
Critically acclaimed Joachim Lafosse brings to the screen the Zoe’s Ark controversy which made headlines in 2007: a story about the limits of th… 
CastVincent Lindon, Valérie Donzelli , Reda Kate…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$14A