LES CINEMAS DU MONDE PAVILION
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL (MAY 16-27) PROGRAM
THURSDAY MAY 18
10 am. -1 pm. : Masterclass SHOOT THE BOOK!
Masterclass on the Spanish-speaking audiovisual markets: focus on book adaptation in Spain, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico.
- Overview of the Spanish-speaking audiovisual markets in figures 10-11.15
- Round table discussion and case study of book adaptations - 11.30-12.30
Partners: Institut Français, SCELF (Société Civile des Editeurs de Langue Française)
4 pm. - 6 pm. : PITCHING SESSION WITH LA FABRIQUE CINEMA DE L’INSTITUT FRANÇAIS 2023
The 2023 selection of La Fabrique Cinéma includes 10 projects of 1st and 2ndfeature films. The directors and producers will pitch their projects and answer questions. Meet the participants coming from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, Philippines, Senegal and Tunisia.
Moderator: Elias Ribeiro
FRIDAY MAY 19
10 am. -11 am. : HOW I BECAME A SUSTAINABLE PRODUCER
Production, films and environmental responsibility: experiments, methods and instruments. Presentation by Giovanni Pompili, (European Audiovisuals Entrepreneurs, Torino Film Lab).
Speaker: Giovanni Pompili (Head of Studies of Green Film Lab, producer of Kino Produzioni)
11 am. - 1 pm. : 2023, THE ANNEE DU DOCUMENTAIRE: FESTIVALS AS KEY PLAYERS IN THE PROMOTION OF DOCUMENTARY FILMS
Today, documentary films are on the move. Many have been awarded prizes and recognised in most of prestigious festivals, who are sometimes giving them a higher profile in their programs. Thus, festivals promote & support a booming cinema to an enthusiastic audience. The challenge today is to transform this increased interest in documentary cinema into a real attraction as much for the distribution and exhibition circuits as for the cinema-goers.
Moderator : Catherine Bizern
Participants : Alice Lesort (Les Films du Losange), Anna Alice de Morais (Rencontres internationales de documentaire de Montréal), Julie Paratian (Sister production), Christoph Terchechte (DOK Leipzig), Barbara Wurm (Berlinale Forum)...
In partnership with Cinéma du réel
1:15 pm-2:45pm : The Declaration of Filmmakers
By gathering filmmakers from all over the world, this roundtable is an opportunity to discuss the standing of directors and creation in today’s global filmmaking sector, as well as the impact of changing economic models and new technologies, such as algorithms and artificial intelligence, on creative freedom.
Moderation by two French Directors, Radu Mihaileanu and Marine Francen
Organized by the filmmakers of ARP and SRF, in collaboration with Institut Français and Unifrance
3 pm. - 4:15 pm. : PARITY, EQUALITY, DIVERSITY! : DISCUSSION AND SHARING OF EXPERIMENTS WITH THE COLLECTIF 5050
Where do we stand on gender parity and the fight against gender-based and sexual violence in the film industry at the five-year milestone of #metoo?
This panel discussion will provide an opportunity to cross points of view across the world attempting to take an assessment of the situation. We will share various experiments and instruments by confronting them to a geopolitical analysis in order to build a strategy of international sorority.
Partner: Collectif 5050
Speakers: Margaux Lorier | Association Collectif 50/50 | producer | France | Clémentine Charlemaine | Association Collectif 50/50
Participants : Sawsan Yusuf – (Producer, Egypt) Juliana Funaro - Association +Mulheres / producer (Brésil) - Heather Rabbatts (Association Times UP UK), Andria Wilson Mirza – (Association Women in Motion, USA)
4:30 pm. - 6pm. : Salut les nouveaux cubains !
Contemporary Cuban cinema: from a centralized institution to the emergence of independent cinema. Diversification of production and languages. Thematic panel discussion on the current state of Cuban cinema and presentation of the FSPI Cinema developed by the French Embassy in Cuba.
Speakers: Magali Kabous (researcher in Cuban cinema), Solen Rouillard (French Embassy in Cuba), Ariel Montenegro (ICAIC), Fernando Pérez (filmmaker), Rosa María Rodriguez Pupo, Inti Herrera and Claudia Calviño tbc (producers).
6 pm. - 7 pm. : Pitch Event CASA CINE – Residency La Napoule - La vida es filmar
CASA CINE is a screenwriting residency for cinema that accompanies filmmakers in the development of their first or second feature film projects and welcomes film score composers for a creative residency. Organized by La Napoule Art Foundation and SERENA Productions, CASA CINE takes place in May in the Château de la Napoule.
Come and discover the selected projects!
In partnership avec l’ACID
Participants : Kaveh Farnam (producer, Iranian Independent Filmmaker Association), Maciek Hamela (director, sélection ACID-Cannes 2023), Jean Laurent Csinidis (producer, Films de force majeure), Anne Devauchelle (Association L'Usage du monde au 21è siècle)...
With representatives from CNC (Caméra libre!, Fonds de solidarité européen pour les films ukrainiens) et de Dounia Sichov (Chef monteuse, Mariupolis 1 et 2 de Mantas Kvedaravicius).
Moderator : Reza Serkanian (director- ACID)
SATURDAY 20 MAY
10 am. - 12 pm. : MASTERCLASS – DORA BOUCHOUCHA PATRON OF LA FABRIQUE CINEMA DE L’INSTITUT FRANÇAIS 2023
Dora Bouchoucha is the patron of La Fabrique Cinéma 2023. Film producer since 1994, Dora Bouchoucha is a major figure of cinema both in Tunisia and internationally, renowned for her support of arthouse cinema and for her role in the promotion of Arab and African film. Her name is today a reference in terms of cinema production.
On invitation only
5 pm. - 6:30 pm. : Supporting creation, from Kyiv to Tehran
In collaboration with the ACID (Association du Cinéma indépendant pour sa diffusion), this panel will put forward a discussion between film directors, producers, and residence operators with questions of wartime and periods of crisis creation and its support.
In partnership with: ACID
Participants: Kaveh Farnam (producer, Iranian Independent Filmmakers Association), Maciek Hamela (director, sélection ACID-Cannes 2023), Abdallah Al-Khatib (director of the documentary Little Palestine, journal d'un siège), Anna Palenchuk,(produceur for 435 FILMS et scénariste), Anne Devauchelle (Association L'Usage du monde au 21è siècle)
In the presence of representatives of the CNC (Caméra libre!, European Solidarity Fund For Ukrainian Films).
Moderator: Reza Serkanian (filmmaker - ACID)
SUNDAY 21 MAY
9:30 am. -11 am. : MEETINGS WITH ATTACHÉS AUDIOVISUELS
Meeting sessions « speed dating » with audiovisual attachés for film professionals wishing to carry out international projects. The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has a cooperation policy aimed at structuring the film industry in developing countries, strengthening international collaboration and promoting cultural diversity. The Ministry has a unique network of 45 audiovisual-media attachés or correspondents in French embassies, covering 94 countries.
11:30 am. - 1 pm. : CONFERENCE - INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION OF LA FRANCOPHONIE
The Francophone Film Fund will present the results of its commissions held in May (Cinema fiction / Documentary & Series) as well as an update on Clap ACP, its support programme for co-productions within the Global South, a partnership with 5 African film funds.
3 pm. - 6pm. : SEMBÈNE OUSMANE (1923-2023) – AFRICAN FILM HERITAGE : REINVENTING THE FUTURE
A roundtable discussion about Sembène Ousmane, elder of the filmmakers of sub-Saharan Africa, highly committed to politics as well as being a talented filmmaker and writer, having built his life and work on values such as commitment, transmission, dignity and independence.
The second part of the roundtable discussion will be dedicated to the stakes of preservation and valorisation of the African cinematographic heritage in order to draw up an inventory, not exhaustive, with the various speakers attending.
In partnership with: La Fepaci, Les éditions Vives Voix, le Fonds d’Archives Africain pour la Sauvegarde des mémoires, Canal Plus, RFI, TV5 Monde, l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, Héliotropismes, le Pavillon Afriques, le Pavillon Africain, la Cinetek
Speakers: Valérie Berty (PhD in litterature, Sembène un homme debout), Renaud Boukh (éditions Héliotropismes), Cheick Oumar Sissoko (filmmaker), Ghaël Samb Sall (Director of éditions Vives Voix and president of Fonds d’Archives Africain pour la Sauvegarde des mémoires), Marco Lena (Audiovisuel Archivist, executive director of Fonds d’Archives Africain pour la Sauvegarde des mémoires), Béatrice de Pastre (CNC - Direction du patrimoine cinématographique), Grace Loubassou (Institutional Relations Manager • Corporate Affairs, Canal + Impact)...
Moderator: Catherine Ruelle (Author, journalist and film critic)
MONDAY 22 MAY
10 am-1 pm & 2 pm-3:30 pm : Coproduction Market
MONDAY 22 MAY
4 pm. - 5:15 pm. : Focus Ukraine
In partnership with CNC, Institut Français and Ukrainian Institute, Marché du Film will host a pitching session with the aim to present ten Ukrainian feature film projects in development to potential co-producers, and financiers. These projects will be selected in collaboration with Pop Up Film Residency, LIM – Less Is More and Göteborg Film Fund. One of the projects selected will be awarded a prize, offered by the Pop Up Film Residency.