From January 16 to February 16
On my myFrenchFilmFestival.com
MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is an innovative concept the goal of which is to showcase the young generation of French filmmakers and enable Internet users all over the whole to share their love of French cinema. For its 5th edition, the festival returns with new films, new partner platforms, and launches in theatres in several territories.
From 16 January to 16 February 2015 film buffs all over the world will be able to access all the films proposed by the 5th edition of the on-line French film festival.
Ten French features and ten French shorts are in competition. Internauts are invited to score all of the films and leave their comments on the website. The selection includes two Belgian films in competition, as well as, out of competition, one heritage film and two Canadian films in French.
On competition this year :
Directed by: Thomas Lilti
Screenwriter: Baya Kasmi, Thomas Lilti, Pierre Chosson, Julien Lilti
With Vincent Lacoste, Jacques Gamblin, Reda Kateb, Félix Moati
Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but present, and his co-junior partner, a foreign doctor, is far more experimented than he is. This internship will force Benjamin to confront his limits… and start his way to adulthood.
Directed by : Melanie Laurent
Screenwriter: Mélanie Laurent, Julien Lambroschini
With Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Carré, Claire Keim
It is tale of two teenage girls who develop an intense and dangerous friendship. Charlie is a 17-year-old girl tortured by doubt, disillusionment and solitude. When the beautiful and self-confident Sarah arrives and the two become inseparable, Charlie is thrilled to feel alive, fulfilled and invincible in their intense friendship. But as Sarah tires of Charlie and begins to look elsewhere for a new friend, their friendship takes an ominous turn.
Directed by: Fabienne Godet
Screenwriter: Fabienne Godet, Claire Mercier, Franck Vassal
With Benoît Poelvoorde, Ariane Labed, Max Baissette de Malglaive, Jacques Spiesser
Antoine is a joyful but disenchanted photographer. His only true friend, Mateo, is 7 years old and the son of his neighbor, who is often absent. One day, he hears a piano sonata coming from the building across the courtyard. Mesmerized by the music, he becomes obsessed by Elena, the beautiful but mysterious pianist, and starts to photograph her at every opportunity. An intense relationship develops between fragile and idealistic Elena and Antoine, who is transformed by this encounter.