A wide and rich selection of films to discover before everybody else!
Every night, Paris Cinema IFF invites you to attend premieres of films which will make the headlines in the coming weeks; film crews will be in attendance. Come discover an abounding selection of films - about forty this year - among which pictures awarded at the last Cannes Film Festival, such(...)
A true icon of Roman Porno, Tani Naomi, nicknamed ‘’the Marilyn Monroe of bondage’’ specialized in S&M films and became an international star of Japanese erotic cinema, like Pam Grier with 70s exploitation cinema. Discovered by Nikkatsu, one of the most(...)
A true kung-fu panther, Marrie Lee (née Doris Young) was the female and divine counterpart of 70s macho heroes. Unforgettable as Cleopatra Wong, she was the inspiration for Uma Thurman’s character in Tarantino’s Kill Bill. The Festival will give tribute to the great Filipino(...)
As part of Michel Ocelot’s tribute, director of the famous Kirikou and the sorceress, the festival invites you to the premiere of his new feature-length film, Les contes de la nuit. On Sunday July 10th, 10.30 a.m. at Gaumont Marignan, be ready to put your glasses on to be the first to(...)
After trying her hand at modeling, dress designing and journalism, Isabella Rossellini, daughter of one of the most mythical film couples, begins her career as an actress in 1976 in Vincente Minelli’s A Matter Of Time. Inspiring the greatest filmmakers from Abel Ferrara to James Gray, it is(...)
Founded in 1986, Pixar takes off with Toy Story. It is now one of the most famous animation studios in the world, with close than 12 feature-length films and 20 shorts. To join the celebration of 25 years of Pixar animation, Paris Festival will offer you the chance to discover or see again 4(...)
After Brazil, Korea, Lebanon, the Philippines, Turkey and Japan, Paris Cinema IFF will honor Mexico in this edition. This special panorama of contemporary Mexican cinema with some 40 films will give you the opportunity to discover one of the most abundant cinematography’s of Latin American(...)
Selected Retrospective of his feature-length films
Donald Siegel directed more than 30 feature-length films, shot and worked with the greatest American studios, the greatest actors (Peter Lorre, Ida Lupino, Robert Mitchum, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood). Overhangs around his filmography like a lack of understanding from the general audience and movie(...)
For its 2011 edition, Paris Cinema IFF is proud to welcome one of the greatest Polish filmmakers of his time. Son of a great Resistance figure during the war, Jerzy Skolimowski actively takes part in the revival of cinema in Eastern Europe in the 60s: he co-writes Wajda’s Niewinni Czarodzieje(...)
Michael Lonsdale, guest of honour of Paris Cinema IFF
For its ninth edition that will be held from July 2nd to 13th 2011, Paris Cinema IFF will honor actor Michael Lonsdale and its tremendous career.
From the most popular French cinema, with the great supporting parts he so perfectly embodies, to the most challenging arthouse films (Duras,(...)