‘Proxima’ provides a down-to-Earth (literally) look at the space program and the work of a woman in it, though it still feels lacking.
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
While beautiful and hypnotic and with a great lead performance, Bruno Dumont’s ‘Joan of Arc’ is too slow and sleepy for its own good.
A stunning film from a great cast and crew, ‘The Truth’ is an emotional roller coaster with two of the best performance of the year so far.
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The Rendez-Vous With French Cinema festival is back with the latest and greatest French films, as well as some beloved classics.
Rarely can you go into a movie nowadays and be completely wrong about what you’re going to see.
All anybody wanted to do when they stepped out of the French Waves screening on Saturday was not only to go back to the nineties and rave on with Daft Punk, Cassius or Justice but also rush out and listen to the new artists they had discovered in the documentary.
Julian Starke’s documentary and web series French Waves depicting the rich landscape of the electronic music scene from its birth in the 80’s to today was followed up by an inspiring intergenerational Q&A at Rendez-Vous With French Cinema.
The film by Nicole Garcia was received with warmth by a mature audience on its first screenings in New York this past weekend.
With a slow start and remarkable arch for the protagonist, Django picks up and plays its way right into our hearts, earning well-deserved applause from the crowd.