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Carte blanche to the Cinémathèque française

Carte blanche à La Cinémathèque française


A short films program, from the collection of La Cinémathèque française, proposed by Samantha Leroy.

Toute la mémoire du monde
Alain Resnais
(France, 1957, 35 mm, 21 minutes)

Arménie 1900
Jacques Kebadian
France, 1981, 35 mm, 14 minutes)

Jean-Daniel Pollet
(France, 1964, 35 mm, 9 minutes)

La Peau du milieu
Gabriel Pomerand
(France, 1957, 16 mm, 13 minutes)

Marilyn Times Five
Bruce Conner
(USA, 1968, 16 mm, 12 minutes)

Chris Marker, Frank Simeone and John Chapman
(France, 1981, DCP, 6 minutes, restored version)

Samantha Leroy (La Cinémathèque française)

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The international competition is open to :

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd feature films (60 minutes and over)
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd short and medium length films (less than 60 minutes)
  • without distinction of genre : fiction, essay, animation and documentary of creation (films produced for television - shows, television magazines, news coverage - are not eligible)
  • completed after the 1st of September 2021 and having not been commercially released in France (except for short films, which may have been broadcasted on local or specialty channel, exclusively).

Submissions are open until July 31st, 2022.
The decisions of the selection committee will be given y email mid-October, 2022.

Read the competition’s Rules and Regulations

Films in the Retrospective