French Online Film Festival Taking Place January 2012

The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Institut Francais, its operator for French culture abroad, have announced the second edition of My French Film Festival, an online film festival accessible in 14 languages, organized by Unifrance.

The films (twenty feature and eleven short films) will be available to Internet users worldwide from January 12 to February 1st 2012. Viewers from the United States will only need to pay a small rental fee to view them. All the films are from January 2010 or after.

This year’s selection highlights the new generation of young actors (Lea Seydoux, Anais Demoustier, Marmai Pio, Laura Smet … ) and filmmakers (Valérie Donzelli, Xabi Molia, Katell Quillévéré) whosefilms have traveled in many international festivals without going into theaters abroad.

In connection with the Institut Francais, teaching kits, produced by journalists Mathieu Macheret and Charlotte Garson, are available online for the following films: Enre nos mains, La Reine de pommes. There is also one available for the short film Cul de bouteille.

For more information on My French Film Festival, check out the full details on its website.

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