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La Rochelle International Film Festival

Festival International du Film - La Rochelle
16, rue Saint Sabin
75011 Paris
phone +33-1-48 06 16 66
fax +33-1-48 06 15 40
http://www.festival-larochelle.org
email: info@festival-larochelle.org

Director
Mrs. Prune Engler

Year of Foundation 1973

Event Date from 28 June 2019 till 07 July 2019

in La Rochelle, France

Sections Retrospective celebrations (of the work of directors or actors invited to La Rochelle), Tributes (to various important directors or actors of the past), Discovering young filmmakers, Here and there (films of our times from around the world unreleased in France), Carpets, Cushions and Video (selection of video films); Films for Children are shown every morning, Special Events

Terms of Entry films must be longer than 60 min., national permiere necessary; films must have been produced during the previous 12 months;

Subtitles French subtitles recommended

Format 16 mm, 35 mm, DCP

Registration Deadline 15 April 2019

Fees none

Attendance Figures 90,000

Participants of the Film Industry 400 professionals (distributors, cinema owners, producers, directors etc.)

Prizes/Awards no awards

German Films

2019

Near and Afar
AQUARELA by Victor Kossakowsky (DE/GB/DK, Ma.ja.de. Filmproduktion)
MONOS by Alejandro Landes (CO/AR/NL/DK/SE/DE/UY, Pandora Film)
ROJO by Benjamin Naishtat (AR/BR/FR/NL/DE, Sutor Kolonko)
TALKING ABOUT TREES by Suhaib Gasmelbari (FR/SD/DE/TD/QA, Made in Germany Filmproduktion)
THE ANCIENT WOODS by Mindaugas Survila (LT/EE/DE, ma.ja.de. Filmproduktion)
THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu (RO/FR/DE, Komplizen Film)
 
From Yesterday Till Today
THE TIGER OF ESCHNAPUR (DER TIGER VON ESCHNAPUR) by Fritz Lang (DE/FR/IT, CCC-Film: 1959)
THE INDIAN TOMB (DAS INDISCHE GRABMAL) by Fritz Lang (DE/FR/IT, CCC-Film: 1959)
 
Portraits
BEUYS by Andres Veiel (zero one film, Terz Filmproduktion)
EVA HESSE by Marcie Begleiter (Bdks Productions)
GERHARD RICHTER PAINTING von Corinna Belz (zero one film, Terz Filmproduktion)
 
Tributes: Dario Argento
THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (DAS GEHEIMNIS DER SCHWARZEN HANDSCHUHE) by Dario Argento (IT/DE, CCC Film)
THE CAT O’ NINE TAILS (DIE NEUNSCHWÄNZIGE KATZE) by Dario Argento (IT/FR/DE)
 
Tributes: Caroline Champetier
HANNAH ARENDT von Margarethe von Trotta (DE/LU/FR/IL, Heimatfilm)
HOLY MOTORS by Leos Carax (FR/DE, Pandora Filmproduktion, Pola Pandora)
 
Tributes: Jessica Hausner
AMOUR FOU by Jessica Hausner (AT/LU/DE, Essential Filmproduktion)
LITTLE JOE by Jessica Hausner (AT/GB/DE, Essential Filmproduktion)
LOURDES by Jessica Hausner (AT/FR/DE, Essential Filmproduktion, Thermidor Filmproduktion)
LOVELY RITA by Jessica Hausner (AT/DE, Coop99 Filmproduktion)
 
Tributes: Elia Suleiman
DIVINE INTERVENTION (GÖTTLICHE INTERVENTION) by Elia Suleiman (FR/MA/PS/DE, Lichtblick Film)
IT MUST BE HEAVEN by Elia Suleiman (FR/DE/CA/TK, Pallas Film)

Number of Films Shown around 150 feature films, 50 short films in 330 screenings

Media Coverage 89 national and international journalists

Evaluation The festival is a "discovery" festival with international premieres; daily discussions with directors, press representatives and audience. In the past the festival organized homages to famous German directors such as R.W. Fassbinder, Reinhard Hauff, Volker Schloendorff, Wim Wenders, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Andreas Dresen and Konrad Wolf.

Services The festival covers subtitling and transport.

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