FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2022

Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, in association with the Consulate General – France in India (Pondicherry and Chennai) and Alliance Française of Madras are organizing a FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL from 14-16 March 2022 at Alliance Française of Madras, Chennai.

The festival will be inaugurated by Honorable Consul General Mrs. Lise Talbot Barré (Consul General of France in Pondicherry and Chennai), in the august presence of Mr. K Ravi Ramachandran IRS – Commissioner of Income Tax (Exemptions), Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and Mr. Bruno Plasse – Executive Director (Alliance Francaise of Madras). Mr. Sivan Kannan, President of Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation will preside over the function and Ms. Vinodhini V, Cine Artiste will light the lamp.

 

Venue : Alliance Française of Madras, Chennai
Date : 14 and 16 March 2022
(Non-members of ICAF, please call on 9840151956/8939022618 for more details).

 

Inaugural Function

March 14, Monday, 6.00 pm

 

1. Mandibles/Mandibules/2020/Dir.: Quentin Dupieux/77 min

March 14, Monday, 7.00 pm

When simple-minded friends Jean-Gab and Manu find a giant fly trapped in the boot of a car, they decide to train it in the hope of making a ton of cash.
Wins: 1, Nominations: 3
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10375106/

2. Playlist/Playlist/2020/Dir.: Nine Antico/84 min

March 15, Tuesday, 6.00 pm

Sophie lands a job with a comic book publisher despite being unqualified for the position. However, her newfound security is threatened when she breaks up with boyfriend, father of the child she is carrying.
Nominations: 2
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11002900/

3.Red Soil/Rouge/2020/Dir.: Farid Bentoumi /86 min

March 15, Tuesday, 7.30 pm

An occupational nurse attempts to blow the whistle on toxic waste leaking from a chemical plant. Will she able to successfully, do it? What’s at stake for her?
Nomination: 1
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12444642/

4.Skies of Lebanon/Sous le ciel d’Alice/2020/Dir.: Chloé Mazlo/92 min

March 16, Wednesday, 6.00 pm

In the 1950s, Alice leaves her Swiss homeland for Lebanon. There, the best years of her life are marred by the threat of war.
Nominations: 2
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11952238/

5.The Rose Maker/La fine fleur/2020/Dir.: Pierre Pinaud/95 min

March 16, Wednesday, 7.30 pm

Eve Vernet was the largest rose grower. It is now on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought out by a powerful competitor.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11190652/

 

Venue : Alliance Française of Madras, Chennai
Date : 14 and 16 March 2022
(Non-members of ICAF, please call on 9840151956/8939022618 for more details).

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