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The 71st  Berlinale International Film Festival will be held March 1–5 (market) & June 9–20, 2021.
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French cinema at the EFM: Day 3

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All the news about French films for today, Wednesday, March 3, at the Simone, a woman of the century by Other Angle Pictures boards international sales on the biopic about Simone Veil, to be released in the USA through A Chiara by mk2 films Boards Jonas Carpignano’s New Feature ‘A Chiara’ (coproduced by Two of Us by The Party Film Sales Closes Further Deals on Oscar-Shortlisted French Entry ‘Two of Us’
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Screen lists the 10 films to watch out for at the 2021 Berlinale, including Céline Sciamma, Anne Zohra Berrached, Andréas Fontana, and Alice Diop.
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Enter the Ultimate French Cinema Blind Test

You have until this evening, Wednesday, March 3, at 6 p.m. (Paris time: UTC+1) to guess the titles of 50 French films from a collection of excerpts of musical scores and lines of dialog, and perhaps even get the highest score in the Ultimate French Cinema Blind Test, organized by UniFrance during the EFM.

Afterwards we will be hosting a virtual cocktail party (invitation only) at which the 50 film titles will be revealed...

CNC Invitation
ACM Distribution: Guidelines review

"On the occasion of Berlinale’s European Film Market (CNC is pleased to invite you to a presentation of ACM Distribution support, hosted by UniFrance.
ACM Distribution is a support scheme implemented by the CNC with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA. It aims to improve the distribution and circulation in the world of international coproductions. The eligible films are those with production shares of coproducer(s) established in MEDIA member countries included between 20% and 70%. Any MEDIA member country sales agent can apply in conjunction with at least 3 distributors. The grant level can reach up to €60,000 per project.

A call for projects is currently on, the distribution strategies can be submitted until April 2nd.
This presentation will be followed by a Q&A session."

Please register here:

French film screenings
(market premieres and the Berlinale)

Céline Sciamma (Competition)
International sales:  

Tom Shoval
International sales:  

Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas (Panorama)
International sales:  

Andréas Fontana (Encounters)
International sales: AzorAzor

"UniFrance Sport" sessions

To help you to manage the long days of film screenings and online meetings, what better than a short morning fitness session? The final session will be held tomorrow, Thursday, March 4, at 8:00 a.m. (Paris time: UTC+1).
For more details, please contact (business contacts) or (media contacts).





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