The 7th-edition of Rendez-vous, the festival dedicated to new French cinema, will be held in Rome from 5-9 April.
The program, screening in four different locations (Cinema Fiamma, French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici, Institut français Centre Saint-Louis, Casa del Cinema), allows local audiences to explore contemporary French cinema in all its diversity, from arthouse to mainstream films. As is the case each year, the screenings will be followed or preceded by discussions, meetings, or masterclasses with French and Italian artists.
The five-day festival will feature more than 35 movies, 6 focus, special meetings and previews.
In the line-up At Cinema Fiamma (from 5 to 9 April) is the feature Anteprima e Novità, with a focus on Diane Kruger, presented by the actress herself in a meeting with the Roman public. The overview on new French cinema is enriched by Grandir!: a section that explores the themes of adolescence and the family at the Institut français Centre Saint-Louis (from 5 to 7 April), which includes an appearance by actress Clotilde Courau. The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici presents an evening dedicated to Louis Garrel (7 April) with a trilogy presented by the actor and director. At the Casa del Cinema, meanwhile, look for appearances by professionals in the industry on 5 April.5-9 April 2017 Cinema Fiamma, French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici, Institut français Centre Saint-Louis, Casa del Cinema institutfrancais.it/italia/festival-rendez-vous-edizione-2017