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French film festival “Women Film Makers from France”

9th / 11th / 17th / 18th & 23rd January 2023
Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre (IHC) Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

The Embassy of France and French Institute in India (IFI) are pleased to celebrate “Women Directors from France” in collaboration with India Habitat Centre (IHC) with the screening of 5 films by women filmmakers, from 9th to 23rd January 2023.

With an impressive selection of both established and up-and-coming directors, the festival aims to showcase the diverse and talented voices of women in the film industry. From thought-provoking documentaries to heart-wrenching dramas, the lineup includes a wide range of genres and styles:

Jan 9 at 7 pm: Real Love / C’est ça l’amour by Claire Burger
Jan 11 at 7 pm: Atlantics / Atlantique by Mati Diop
Jan 17 at 7 pm: A Radiant Girl / Une Jeune Fille Qui Va Bien by Sandrine Kiberlain

Jan 18 at 7 pm: The Crossing / La Traversée (Animation) by Florence Miailhe
Jan 23 at 7 pm: Skies of Lebanon / Sous le ciel d’Alice by Chloé Mazlo

In addition to the film screenings, the festival will also host panel discussions and Q&A sessions. On 23rd January, director Chloé Mazlo will present her film “Skies of Lebanon” to the audience. The film was selected at Semaine de la Critique at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. A poetic blending of the personal and the political, “Skies of Lebanon” combines live action with animation to create a vivid picture of Lebanon, inspired by the family history of the director. Using stories told to her by her grandmother on life during the Lebanese Civil War, Mazlo crafts a touching and heart-breaking story of love during wartime.

Free entry upon First come, first served basis.



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