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*** Did you miss it at THE AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2022? *** The 2022 TAFFF AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER is now playing in select U.S. theatres (since February 3): "FULL TIME", a drama written and directed by Eric Gravel, starring Laure Calamy ("CALL MY AGENT"), Anne Suarez, Geneviève Mnich, Cyril Gueï, Nolan Arizmendi. Official Selection Venice IFF (winner Best Director, Best Actress); Los Angeles Premiere at THE AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2022 (Winner Audience Award). Four 2022 Cesars Awards nominations: Best Actress (Laure Calamy), Best Original screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Editing A Music Box Films release. Now playing in select US theatres (since February 3, 2023)
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Watch the trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ax65fImmTyI
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(Julie - Laure Calamy,best known to American audiences as the character of Noémie on the much-loved Netflix series "CALL MY AGENT!" - is in a race against the clock in Éric Gravel‘s kinetic second opus, Full Time, which presents the daily routine of a work-a-day mom as a high-stakes intrigue. Nervous, pulsing music building on the soundtrack, its heroine constantly running, the film almost plays like a thriller. But Julie is simply the single mother of two young children, living in the suburbs, with a very long commute back and forth to her demanding job as head chambermaid at a ritzy Paris hotel. She has a lot of balls to keep in the air to make it all work — convincing her nanny not to quit, making sure her ex sends child support payments on time, planning birthday parties, etc. That’s on a normal day, and not including tending the kids and the pressure she’s under at work. Julie no sooner lands an interview for a plum marketing job more suited to her professional and educational experience… when a general transit strike is announced. Everything grinds to a halt, obstacles multiply, delays and complications snowball… until it’s almost a matter of life and death. As Julie, Laure Calamy’s breathless, pitch-perfect performance keeps us on the edge of our seats from start to finish.)
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The American French Film Festival will celebrate its 27th annivers(ary at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood in Fall 2023 (Dates to be announced soon). More details on tafff.org. TAFFF is presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund, a partnership of DGA, MPA, SACEM and WGA West.
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#TAFFF #TAFFF2022 #TAFFF2023 #theamericanfrenchfilmfestival #FACF #FrenchFilms #FrenchCinema #foreignfilms #LaureCalamy #musicboxfilms
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*** Did you miss it at THE AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2022? *** The 2022 TAFFF AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER is now playing in select U.S. theatres (since February 3): FULL TIME, a drama written and directed by Eric Gravel, starring  Laure Calamy (CALL MY AGENT), Anne Suarez, Geneviève Mnich, Cyril Gueï, Nolan Arizmendi. Official Selection Venice IFF (winner Best Director, Best Actress); Los Angeles Premiere at THE AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2022 (Winner Audience Award). Four 2022 Cesars Awards nominations: Best Actress (Laure Calamy), Best Original screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Editing A Music Box Films release. Now playing in select US theatres (since February 3, 2023)
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Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ax65fImmTyI
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(Julie - Laure Calamy,best known to American audiences as the character of Noémie on the much-loved Netflix series CALL MY AGENT! - is in a race against the clock in Éric Gravel‘s kinetic second opus, Full Time, which presents the daily routine of a work-a-day mom as a high-stakes intrigue.  Nervous, pulsing music building on the soundtrack, its heroine constantly running, the film almost plays like a thriller.  But Julie is simply the single mother of two young children, living in the suburbs, with a very long commute back and forth to her demanding job as head chambermaid at a ritzy Paris hotel.  She has a lot of balls to keep in the air to make it all work — convincing her nanny not to quit, making sure her ex sends child support payments on time, planning birthday parties, etc.  That’s on a normal day, and not including tending the kids and the pressure she’s under at work.  Julie no sooner lands an interview for a plum marketing job more suited to her professional and educational experience… when a general transit strike is announced.  Everything grinds to a halt, obstacles multiply, delays and complications snowball… until it’s almost a matter of life and death.  As Julie, Laure Calamy’s breathless, pitch-perfect performance keeps us on the edge of our seats from start to finish.)
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The American French Film Festival will celebrate its 27th annivers(ary at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood in Fall 2023 (Dates to be announced soon). More details on tafff.org. TAFFF is presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund, a partnership of DGA, MPA, SACEM and WGA West. 
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 #TAFFF #TAFFF2022 #TAFFF2023 #theamericanfrenchfilmfestival  #FACF #FrenchFilms #FrenchCinema #foreignfilms #LaureCalamy #musicboxfilms

*** TAFFF CINEMA *** Opening in U.S. theatres in 2023: "DRIVING MADELEINE", a drama co-written and directed by Christian CARION ("MY SON", "COME WHAT MAY", "FAREWELL", "JOYEUX NOEL"), starring Line Renaud, Dany Boon, Alice Isaaz, Jeremie Laheurte. Opening film Angouleme Film Festival 2022. A Cohen Media Group Film. Opening in U.S. theatres and available on home video in the U.S. in 2023.
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* Watch the official trailer: Thanks, Francois! Here’s the link to our trailer! youtu.be/uLIbWmShi1I
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(A seemingly simple taxi ride across Paris evolves into a profound meditation on the realities of the driver, whose personal life is in shambles, and his fare, an elderly woman whose warmth belies her shocking past. Charles (Dany Boon) is a taxi driver in Paris, and he is having a very bad day. Some pressing personal debts are due, he’s in danger of losing his driver’s licence to numerous traffic infractions, and his marriage, like Charles himself, is strained to the point of snapping. A quick fare in the suburbs seems like an easy distraction. Enter Madeleine (Line Renaud), an immaculately groomed 92-year-old woman, who informs Charles that the trip today will not be a direct one. She is moving into a care home and would like to make some stops along the way, predicting that this might be her last car ride through the city. Initially exasperated and grumbling, Charles is slowly lured in by her warm charm and directness, fascinated by the stories she wants to tell. Their ride takes them through the momentous locations of her life and we discover that she has had a shocking and very dramatic journey indeed. Their short friendship is sure to have a lasting impact as Madeleine listens to Charles confess his own worries, all of which she absorbs with candour and clarifying humour. Boon, an actor best known for his comedic work, creates a dramatic portrait of a frustrated man facing a personal crisis of epic proportions. His darker, sharper edges allow Renaud (renowned for decades in France as a singer) to shine as the pure shimmering light that is Madeleine. She reminds us that inside every seemingly benign elderly woman we might pass on the street is a warrior, a nurturer, and a spirited adventurer.)
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Like this page to know everything about upcoming French films and series in the U.S.
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The American French Film Festival will celebrate its 27th anniversary at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood in Fall 2023 (Dates to be announced soon). More details on tafff.org. TAFFF is presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund, a partnership of DGA, MPA, SACEM and WGA West.
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#TAFFF #TAFFF2022 #TAFFF2023 #tafffawards #theamericanfrenchfilmfestival #FACF #FrenchFilms #FrenchCinema #foreignfilms #ChristianCarion #DanyBoon #LineRenaud #aliceisaaz #cohenmediagroup #drivingmadeleine
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*** TAFFF CINEMA *** Opening in U.S. theatres in 2023: DRIVING MADELEINE, a drama co-written and directed by Christian CARION (MY SON, COME WHAT MAY, FAREWELL, JOYEUX NOEL),  starring  Line Renaud, Dany Boon, Alice  Isaaz, Jeremie Laheurte. Opening film Angouleme Film Festival 2022. A Cohen Media Group Film.  Opening in U.S. theatres and available on home video in the U.S. in 2023. 
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* Watch the official trailer: Thanks, Francois!   Here’s the link to our trailer! https://youtu.be/uLIbWmShi1I
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(A seemingly simple taxi ride across Paris evolves into a profound meditation on the realities of the driver, whose personal life is in shambles, and his fare, an elderly woman whose warmth belies her shocking past. Charles (Dany Boon) is a taxi driver in Paris, and he is having a very bad day. Some pressing personal debts are due, he’s in danger of losing his driver’s licence to numerous traffic infractions, and his marriage, like Charles himself, is strained to the point of snapping. A quick fare in the suburbs seems like an easy distraction. Enter Madeleine (Line Renaud), an immaculately groomed 92-year-old woman, who informs Charles that the trip today will not be a direct one. She is moving into a care home and would like to make some stops along the way, predicting that this might be her last car ride through the city. Initially exasperated and grumbling, Charles is slowly lured in by her warm charm and directness, fascinated by the stories she wants to tell. Their ride takes them through the momentous locations of her life and we discover that she has had a shocking and very dramatic journey indeed. Their short friendship is sure to have a lasting impact as Madeleine listens to Charles confess his own worries, all of which she absorbs with candour and clarifying humour. Boon, an actor best known for his comedic work, creates a dramatic portrait of a frustrated man facing a personal crisis of epic proportions. His darker, sharper edges allow Renaud (renowned for decades in France as a singer) to shine as the pure shimmering light that is Madeleine. She reminds us that inside every seemingly benign elderly woman we might pass on the street is a warrior, a nurturer, and a spirited adventurer.)
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Like this page to know everything about upcoming French films and series in the U.S. 
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The American French Film Festival will celebrate its 27th anniversary at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood in Fall 2023 (Dates to be announced soon). More details on tafff.org. TAFFF is presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund, a partnership of DGA, MPA, SACEM and WGA West. 
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 #TAFFF #TAFFF2022 #TAFFF2023 #tafffawards #theamericanfrenchfilmfestival  #FACF #FrenchFilms #FrenchCinema #foreignfilms #ChristianCarion #DanyBoon #LineRenaud #aliceisaaz #cohenmediagroup #drivingmadeleine

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AWARDS SEASON

55 CESAR AWARDS nominations for Films Premiered at THE AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL in Hollywood.
17 films selected at TAFFF 2022 and 2021 are nominated for the 2023 CESAR Awards, France’s equivalent to the Oscars.

  • “THE INNOCENT” (11 nominations”),

  • “THE NIGHT OF THE 12TH” (10 nominations ),

  • “RISE” (10 nominations),

  • “FULL TIME”,

  • “DIARY OF A FLEETING AFFAIR”,

  • “FALCON LAKE”,

  • “FINAL CUT”,

  • “NOTRE DAME ON FIRE”,

  • “PETER VON KANT”,

  • “ROOKIES”,

  • “THE SUPER 8 YEARS”,

  • “THE WORST ONES”,

  • “THE YOUNG LOVERS”,

  • “BETWEEN TWO WORLDS”,

  • “JEANNE BY CHARLOTTE”,

  • “WOMEN OF VERTUE”

  • “THE RIGHT WORDS”.





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The American French Film Festival will celebrate its 27th anniversary at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood in Fall 2023 (Dates to be announced soon). TAFFF is presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund, a partnership of DGA, MPA, SACEM and WGA West.
2022 VIDEOS uploaded!

Thirty-two videos including fifteen Movie & Documentary Presentations,  eleven Interviews with Directors & Actors and As it happens videos of the Opening Night, the High School Screening night and the Focus on a Producer & a Music Score Composer.

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Paris, November 2, the 2022 AWARDS WINNERS of the AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL announced!

Emmanuel Mouret’s DIARY OF A FLEETING AFFAIR wins THE AMERICAN FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL’S CRITICS CHOICE AWARD for BEST FILM. Eric Gavel’s FULL TIME Wins the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD for BEST FILM

See the full list of the 2022 Awards
See the Press Release published after the ceremony

 

Godard by Howard Rodman, Screenwriter and Novelist, member of the Writers Guild of America West

“If you were to speak of a difficult genius who reinvented an art form, created masterpieces that will endure forever, then sent it all crashing down, the better to reinvent it again, all the while with his back turned to the audience— Why that would be Miles Davis. Or Jean-Luc Godard.”…

Read the entire piece here

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