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Since its creation in 1975, the Deauville American Film Festival has been both showcasing the diversity of American cinema, from major Hollywood productions to independent films, and continuously revealing new talent. It is organised every year by the Le Public Système Cinéma and the Centre International de Deauville, and presents over 100 films to audiences in three different sites: the Centre International de Deauville, the Deauville Lucien Barrière Casino, and the Deauville Le Morny Cinema. The Festival is an event open to everyone, professionals and cinema enthusiasts alike. Follow us and get updates on Facebook and Twitter @DeauvilleUS #Deauville2021


VIDEO: the awards ceremony in Deauville

We missed it...ALREADY GONE BACK  to Paris, but we have the images for you, thanks to Le Publicsystem Cinéma, the organizers of the festival. Check the video of the full ceremony!     The Grand Prize goes to DOWN WITH THE KING by Diego Ongaro   Money Merc, a famous rapper, leaves to isolate himself in a house far from it all to revive his creativity and write the successful album that his producers and his label are waiting for. But, he quickly di...

Deauville 47th edition delivers its awards

The Grand Prize goes to DOWN WITH THE KING by Diego Ongaro   Money Merc, a famous rapper, leaves to isolate himself in a house far from it all to revive his creativity and write the successful album that his producers and his label are waiting for. But, he quickly discovers an unexpected taste for nature and the simple things of life on the farm, far from the stress that his job has brought him. It is this contrast between these two worlds that makes it a simple, ef...

VIDEO: Dylan Penn talks about her Hollywood Rising-Star Award In Deauville

Dylan Penn, lead actress of "Flag Day" alongside her father Sean Penn, wearing CHANEL for the 47th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival. Before the screening of the film, Dylan Penn received the New Hollywood rising star award which honours the talents of tomorrow's cinema.     Dylan Penn is an Amer­i­can mod­el and actress. She is the daugh­ter of renowned actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright. Although orig­i­nal­ly born in L...

VIDEO: Conversation with Oliver Stone at Deauville Film Festival

  Oliver Stone revealed in excellent French, and in American, the three lies that defined his personality, the divorce of his parents, then the heavy state lies around Vietnam and Kennedy, his quest for the truth and his investigation into the assassination of Kennedy. He came to Deauville to present his latest documentary "JFK revisited: on the other side of the mirror", presented at the last Cannes film festival. ...

Ornano-Valenti Prize at 47th Deauville festival

Dur­ing the Award Cer­e­mo­ny of the Deauville Amer­i­can Film Fes­ti­val, the 2021 Prix d’Ornano-Valenti is giv­en by Jean-Noël Tronc, Pres­i­dent of the Fran­co-Amer­i­can Cul­tur­al Fund along with a rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the MPA, and Jean-Guil­laume d’Ornano, Pres­i­dent of the Jury of the Prix d’Ornano-Valenti com­posed of Anglo-Sax­on jour­nal­ists, to the fi...

Deauville Close Encounter with Johnny Depp

As part of its desire to trans­mit and share, the Deauville Fes­ti­val is orga­niz­ing two pub­lic encoun­ters. Fes­ti­val-goers will be able to exchange with John­ny Depp on Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 5th, fol­low­ing his appear­ance in CITY OF LIES direct­ed by Brad Furman. ...

Deauville Close Encounter with Michael Shannon

Cred­it­ed with over 100 films and series and thou­sands of the­atri­cal per­for­mances, a two-time Deauville Fes­ti­val attendee with Jeff Nichols’ Take Shel­ter (2011) and Ramin Bahrani’s 99 Homes (2015), two Grand Prize-win­ning films, Michael Shan­non returns this year to receive a Deauville Tal­ent Award. Avid for expe­ri­ence, his quest has been not for seduc­tion or the norm, but for the unique­ness and unea...

Dylan Penn will receive the Hollywood Rising-Star Award

The Hol­ly­wood Ris­ing-Star Award was inau­gu­rat­ed in 2011 by the Deauville Amer­i­can Film Fes­ti­val to com­mend the tal­ent, pas­sion, and involve­ment of actors and actress­es start­ing on the path to cre­ation. These emerg­ing per­form­ers are the faces of tomor­row’s cinema. In our past edi­tions, Ryan Gosling (2011), Jes­si­ca Chas­tain (2011), Paul Dano (2012), Robert Pat­t...

Close Encounter with Oliver Stone in Deauville

Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 4th at 4:30pm in the Lex­ing­ton Auditorium Fif­teen years after join­ing us with his film World Trade Cen­ter, the Deauville Amer­i­can Film Fes­ti­val cel­e­brates its reunion with Amer­i­can direc­tor and screen­writer Oliv­er Stone. Born in 1946 in New York, he has been known through­out the world since the 1970s for his body of work and its numer­ous awards, notably the Oscar f...

Awards from the 46th Deauville Fes­ti­val

Vanes­sa Par­adis, pres­i­dent of the Jury of the 46th edi­tion of the Deauville Amer­i­can Film Fes­ti­val, and jury mem­bers Zita Han­rot, Del­phine Horvilleur, Mou­nia Med­dour, Sylvie Pialat, Yann Gon­za­lez, Vin­cent Lacoste, Bruno Poda­ly­dès & Oxmo Puc­ci­no have award­ed the fol­low­ing films:   Grand Prize THE NEST by Sean Durkin (Dis­tri­b­u&sh...

Deauville Film Festival will award Barbet Schroeder

America with a scalpel The Deauville Festival Prize is awarded each year to a filmmaker who has crossed the Atlantic to make a film in the United States, thus materializing a Franco-American bridge resulting from a long artistic tradition. After Jacques Audiard (Les Frères Sisters), Olivier Assayas (Cuban Network), it is Barbet Schroeder that we will honor for this 46th edition, not for a film, but for all of his American work. The mere mention of his name brings forth...

Rebecca Zlotowski, Revelation Jury President at Deauville Festival

Born in 1980 in Paris, Rebec­ca Zlo­tows­ki is a French screen­writer and direc­tor. She grad­u­at­ed from the Ecole Nor­male Supérieure and French film school La Fémis, and holds a PHD in mod­ern lit­er­a­ture. She direct­ed four fea­ture films with­in the span of ten years: Dear Pru­dence in 2010 (select­ed at the Cannes’ Crit­ics’ Week, and recip­i­ent of the Lou...

Sandrine Brauer interviewed in Deauville for 50/50 for 2020

Sandrine Brauer is a French Producer one of the many signatories of the 50/50 for 2020 Movement for parity and gender equity in film. For the past few months we have been collectively wondering how to turn a moment into a movement. While French cinema wasn’t shaken by the Weinstein shock wave, it is essential that we move to take concrete action reaching beyond the issue of sexual abuse alone. We believe that the distribution of power needs to be questioned...

My very best moments in Deauville 2019 Video ambiance

I had a blast last week shooting with Sienna Miller Geena Davis, and covering the amazing scenes from Deauville ...

Frederic Golchan brings stars and friends to Deauville: Video Interview on the beach

Frederic Golchan with Philippe Augier Mayor of Deauville Frederic and I have crossed paths in so many film festivals and markets (Cannes, AFM, Locarno Deauville...) We have graduated from the same business school, we keep meeting in good company... Herewith a brief improptu  video interview in FRenglish, in Deauville on the beach, next to Geena Davis busy inaugurating her cabin and giving out interviews... I had watched Thelma and Louise that day and was still impressed how mode...

Sienna Miller Deauville Talent Award with Mayor of Deauville on the beach

"Stop telling me what to do" she shouted back to the photographers ...

Bull wins big at the Deauville Festival Award Ceremony - Video

AWARDS President of the Jury of the 45th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival, Catherine Deneuve, and jury members Antonin Baudry, Claire Burger, Jean-Pierre Duret, Valeria Golino, Vicky Krieps, Gaël Morel, OrelSan, Nicolas Saada and Gaspard Ulliel has given the following awards:  Grand Prize  BULL de/by Annie Silverstein (Distribution : Sony Pictures Releasing)  Two JURY PRIZES have been awarded Prix du Jury - Jury Prize  THE CLIMB de/by Mic...


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