Havana will host Festival of French Cinema
The 13th Festival of French Cinema will take place in Havana and in other Cuban provinces from June 18 to July 9.
The inauguration of the festival “which includes 16 feature films” will be on Friday, June 18, at the Chaplin Theater, with the screening of “Le premier jour du reste de ta vie” (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life), a 2008 French film written and directed by Rémi Bezançon.
The film received nine César Award nominations, winning three (Best Editing, Most Promising Actor and Most Promising Actress). Other films to be screened during the festival include “The Writer”, “The Kidnapping”, and “For Her”.
Other movies included in the program include “Secret d´éfense” (Secrets of State), which will be introduced by its director, Philippe Haim, and “Welcome to the North” by Dany Boon, which was nominated for the Goya Awards this year in the category of Best European Film.