Actress Olga Dihovichnaya and director Anguelina Nikonova, Twilight Portrait, Crystal Arrow 2011 ©Alexandra Fleurantin
The jury, chaired by Italian director and actor Michele Placido, along with writer Tonino Benacquista, actresses Olivia Bonamy and Josephine de la Baume, musician and composer André Manoukian, Danish actor Thure Lindhardt and Franco-Danish producer Marianne Slot praised the quality of the selection that allowed him to discover « uncompromising and beautiful films ».
After a week dedicated to European cinema the jury awarded the Crystal Arrow to the feature film Twilight portrait by Angelina Nikonova, in partnership with LVT Digimage. The film, distributed by Rezo Films, will be released in France in February 22nd, 2012.
The complete 2011 Awards are revealed on our website.
La Délicatesse ©Pidz
Le Savoy film theatre, in Bourg-Saint-Maurice, was packed tonight with the premiere of La Délicatesse, a film adapted from the bestseller by David Foenkinos in the presence of brothers David and Stéphane Foenkinos and actresses Joséphine de Meaux and Mélanie Bernier. Long live Cinema!
Camille Bazbaz ©Alexandra Fleurantin
Let’s party! Camille Bazbaz, was at Club 1950 at Luigi’s for a concert, accompanied by Mattias Mimoun and DJ Gringo da Parada!
Opening Ceremony ©Alexandra Fleurantin
Cédric Kahn’s film A Better Life, starring Guillaume Canet and Leïla Bekhti opened the 2011 festival, hosted by director Cédric Kahn and actress Leila Bekhti. An avalanche of applause resounded in the screening room Taillefer, in Arc 1800, venue of all the official screenings of the festival.
Michele Placido, Joséphine De La Baume, Olivia Bonamy, Tonino Benacquista, Thure Lindhardt, André Manoukian, Marianne Slot ©Pidz
It’s official! Last night, Michele Placido, President of the Jury, has declared the 3rd European Film Festival opened! Enjoy it!