Sarah Gavron, Julie Gayet join Les Arcs’s female-representation initiative Femmes de Cinéma

Screen | 12/10/2019 | Staff
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UK filmmaker Sarah Gavron and French actress and filmmaker Julie Gayet are set to participate in the Les Arcs Film Festival’s Femmes de Cinéma initiative aimed at boosting the representation of women in the film industry.

The 11th edition of the Alpine, European-cinema focused festival, runs December 14-21.

Gayet - Masterclass - Career - Actress - Director

Gayet will give a masterclass about her career as an actress, director and producer as part of the festival’s third Femmes de Cinéma lab which consists of two workshops and a masterclass exploring what can be done to support female professionals in the industry.

There will also be a screening of Gayet’s prescient 2013 documentary Cinéast(e)s, co-directed with Mathieu Busson, in which they spoke to 21 French female filmmakers about the challenges they faced as women in the film industry.

Interviewees - Céline - Sciamma - Rebecca - Zlotowski

The interviewees included Céline Sciamma, Rebecca Zlotowski, Mia Hansen-Love and Agnès Varda.

Gavron will be feted with the honorary Femme de Cinéma award. The prize celebrates a female director...
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