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26th Richmond French Film Festival

Created in 1993 by Drs. Peter and Françoise Kirkpatrick, professors of French literature, culture and film studies at Virginia Commonwealth University and at the University of Richmond, respectively, the Richmond French Film Festival is the largest festival of French-language cinema in the United States.

Schedule

Thursday, March 22
5:30 pm: Jusqu’à la garde, by Xavier Legrand
7:15 pm: Le Chemin, by Jeanne Labrune
Presentation by and discussion with director Jeanne Labrune & costume designer Edith Vesperini

9:30 pm: Django, by Etienne Comar

Friday, March 23
5:30 pm: Les Gardiennes, by Xavier Beauvois
Presentation by and discussion with director of photography Caroline Champetier & French actor Nicolas Giraud

8:35 pm: L’Outsider, by Christophe Barratier
Presentation by and discussion with French actor Arthur Dupont & set assistant Brizit Pesquet

11:15 pm: Rock’n Roll, by Guillaume Canet

Saturday, March 24
8 am: First Short Film Series
Presentation by and discussion with directors, authors, animators and set assistant Geeske Boublil, Robert Boublil, Mathieu Kauffmann, Cédric Prévost and Marie Kremer

10 am: Grand Froid, by Gérard Pautonnier
Presentation by and discussion with director and screenwriter Gérard Pautonnier & actor Arthur Dupont

12:15 pm: Belle et Sébastien 3, le dernier chapitre, by Clovis Cornillac
Presentation by and discussion with director and actor Clovis Cornillac

2:30 pm: Au revoir là-haut, by Albert Dupontel
5:15 pm: Un Français nommé Gabin,  by Yves Jeuland
Presentation by and discussion with director and co-author Yves Jeuland & co-author François Aymé

8:15 pm: La Danseuse, by Stéphanie di Giusto
10:20 pm: Monsieur et Madame Adelman, by Nicolas Bedos

Sunday, March 25
8 am: Second Short Film Series
Presentation by and discussion with directors, actors and animators Jean-Jacques Prunès, Sophie Beaulieu, Gérard Pautonnier, Arthur Dupont, Grégoire Isvarine, Francesco Basti, Waymon Chung and Grey Walters

10:15 am: A voix haute, by Stéphane de Freitas and Ladj Ly
Presentation by and discussion with French lawyer at the French High Court of Appeals and professor of rhetoric, Bertrand Périer & the winner of the Eloquentia contest, Eddy Moniot

12:45 pm: Du soleil dans mes yeux, by Nicolas Giraud
Presentation by and discussion with director, co-screenwriter and actor Nicolas Giraud

3 pm Cessez-le-feu, by Emmanuel Courcol
Presentation by and discussion with director Emmanuel Courcol and costume designer Edith Vesperini

6:05 pm: Otez-moi d’un doute, by Carine Tardieu

Screenings in French with English subtitles