: discover new French films online (Jan 16 - Feb 16) [fr]

The 5th edition of the online French film festival , organized by Unifrance films will be held from January 16 to February 16, 2015.

During a month 10 French features and 10 French shorts, subtitled in 13 languages are in competition, along with 2 feature films and 1 short film out of competition will be available on iTunes for €1,99 per feature or €9,99 for one access to all the feature films. All of the shorts are free of charge.

In honor and support of Charlie Hebdo, Unifrance offers Internet users to watch the feature-length documentary (original version with English subtitles), It is hard being loved by jerks (C’est dur d’être aimé par des cons) by Daniel Leconte during the festival, free of charge.The film recounts the 2007 prosecution of Charlie Hebdo for alleged “public insult”, after the French satirical weekly published cartoons of Mohammed. The magazine was acquitted.

Discover also during the festival :
Plein soleil (Purple Noon) by René Clément with Alain Delon (1959)

Comment j’ai détesté les maths (How I Came to Hate Math) documentary by Olivier Peyon with Cédric Villani (2010 Fields Medal).

Also in official competition:
Eastern Boys by Robin Campillo (Hong Kong International Film Festival 2014)
The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
Gazelles by Mona Achache
Hippocrates by Thomas Lilti (Hong Kong French Film Festival 2014)
Miss and the Doctors by Axelle Ropert (Hong Kong French Film Festival 2013)
Fool Circle by Vincent Mariette (Hong Kong French Film Festival 2014)
A Place on Earth by Fabienne Godet
Breathe by Mélanie Laurent (Hong Kong French Film Festival 2014)
Vandal by Hélier Cisterne


Five prizes will be awarded at the end of the festival (three for features, two for shorts):

- The Chopard Directors Award
Its jury is made up of foreign filmmakers, Abderrahmane Sissako (Mauritania), Joachim Lafosse (Belgium), Nadav Lapid (Israel) and is presided by French director Michel Gondry.

- The Lacoste Audience Award
Internauts all over the world can vote for their favourite films on the festival’s platform.

- The International Press Award
Journalists from great foreign dailies vote for the winning films.


More information :
Twitter:"@myfff" avec hashtag "#MYFFF"

publié le 15/01/2015

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