Film Series

Salut les jeunes! Young French Cinema

 
 
Oct 17—Oct 25, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
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BAMcinématek celebrates the 20th anniversary of ACID, a French association of film directors that has found innovative ways of mentoring and promoting young, emerging filmmakers' first feature-length projects. Over the years ACID has introduced audiences to talent from across the world, showcasing new films in its own special section of the Cannes Film Festival. The series will include many recent highlights and will host a number of the filmmakers for Q&As.


 
PAST EVENTS
Film
Flowers of Evil
 

This timely global romance captures the spirit of a tech-savvy new generation.

Wed, Oct 17, 2012
 
 
Film
Stalingrad Lovers
 

A lyrical portrait of the precarious lives of crack addicts in Paris’ Stalingrad Metro station.

Wed, Oct 17, 2012
 
 
Film
Casa Nostra
 

A poetic, ruminative look at the reunion of three siblings after their father’s death.

Thu, Oct 18, 2012
 
 
Film
Cattle (Bovines)
 

A masterful, immersive look at the daily lives of cattle in the French countryside.

Thu, Oct 18, 2012
 
 
Film
La vie au ranch
 

A humorous portrait of a small group of 20-year-old bohemian women.

Oct 19—Oct 25, 2012
 
 
Film
Pandore + The Shady Sailor
 

Two French shorts: one a portrait of Paris nightlife, the other a bittersweet homecoming.

Oct 19—Oct 25, 2012
 
 
Film
Ephemeral Marriage
 

An elderly mullah's death sets off this tale of thwarted love in a restrictive society.

Sat, Oct 20, 2012
 
 
Film
The Virgin, The Copts and Me
 

A French-Egyptian director’s humorous exploration of his family’s Coptic Christian faith.

Sun, Oct 21, 2012
 
 
Film
Day (Rives)
 

This haunting study of urban alienation follows three characters during a single day.

Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Curator's Choice
 
 
Film
Children of the Princess of Clèves
 

Working-class French students delve into a classic novel in this touching documentary.

Tue, Oct 23, 2012
 
 
Film
Robert Mitchum Is Dead
 

Olivier Gourmet stars in this fresh, often hilarious addition to the road-movie genre.

Wed, Oct 24, 2012