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Django

Directed by Etienne Comar
Release date: July 7, 2017

Paris, 1943. During the German Occupation, gypsy Django Reinhardt, a true hero of the guitar, is at the peak of his career. Every night he has Paris reeling to his swing music at the Folies Bergères, while his gypsy brethren are hunted down and massacred throughout Europe. When the German propaganda ministry wants to send him to Berlin for a series of concerts, he senses imminent danger and decides to flee to Switzerland with the help of one of his admirers, Louise de Klerk. He travels to Thonon-les-Bains, on the bank of Lake Geneva, with his pregnant wife Naguine and his mother Negros. But their escape is more complicated than anticipated. The three of them end up plunged in turmoil of World War 2. During these difficult times, Django Reinhardt remained an exceptional performer and composer, who resisted with his art and his sense of humor, constantly seeking a form of musical perfection.

From the land to the moon

Directed by Nicole Garcia
Release date: July 7, 2017

Gabrielle has grown up among the rural petit-bourgeois, where her dream of passionate love is considered scandalous. At a time when women's role is to get married, Gabrielle's wild behavior creates problems; people think she is insane. Her parents marry her off to José, a seasonal worker whose job is to turn Gabrielle into a respectable woman. Gabrielle says she doesn't love him and feels as though she is being buried alive. When she is sent away to undergo a water-cure for her kidney stones, her encounter with André Sauvage, a lieutenant wounded in the Indochina War, reignites her desire for absolute love. They flee together and she devotes herself to him and he seems to respond to her desire. This time, they won't take what she calls "the important thing" from her. Gabrielle wants to live out her dream.

Lost in Paris

Directed by Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon
Release date: July 7, 2017

Fiona, a small town Canadian librarian, receives a letter of distress from her 93-year-old Aunt Martha living in Paris. Fiona hops on the first plane only to discover that Martha has disappeared. In an avalanche of spectacular disasters, she meets Dom, a seductive egotistical homeless guy who won’t leave her alone. The fun and hectic tale of three peculiar people lost in Paris.

De Plus Belle

Directed by Anne-Gaëlle Daval
Release date: June 30, 2017

Lucie has recovered, her illness is almost a distant memory. Her family encourages her to move forward, to live, to go and see the world.
Because of this she encounters Clovis, charming... a charmer... and dreadfully arrogant.
Intrigued by Lucie's frankness and quick wit, Clovis does everything he can to seduce her. But Lucie has no desire to be pushed into anything.
When Lucie meets Dalila, a flamboyant dance teacher, she learns to love and to love herself again, so as to at last become the woman she has never known how to be.
For her mother, for her daughter, for Clovis…

Dalida

Directed by Lisa Azuelos
Release date: April 28th, 2017

From her birth in Cairo in 1933 to her debut perfomance at the Olympia in 1956, from her marriage with Lucien Morisse, the boss of the emerging Europe no 1 radio station, to disco nights, from her journeys of discovery in India to the worldwide hit of "Gigi l'Amoroso" in 1974, Dalida is the intimate portrait of an absolute, complex, and sunny woman... A modern woman at a time that was less so... Despite her tragic death in 1987, Dalida continues to shine with her eternal presence.

The Fabulous Patars

Directed by Sophie Reine
Release date: May 26th, 2017

Denis is a loving albeit overworked father. He struggles to raise his boisterous daughters Janis (13) and Mercredi (9) on his own while holding down two jobs. Everything goes sour when Denis forgets Mercredi one too many times at the school gates. Séverine, a cheerful social worker, is appointed to scrutinize the family’s daily lives and soon cannot avoid condemning Denis to a «parent» training course… Will the somewhat eccentric family be able to conform and remain together under one roof?

A Bag of Marbles

Directed by Christian Duguay
Release date: June 16th, 2017

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.

M. & Mme Adelman

Directed by Nicolas Bedos
Release date: June 9, 2017

The funeral of a famous writer. Homages rain down but some people wonder about the strange circumstances of his death. A young biographer asks the widow to tell the couple's story. Wasn't she his muse, the first person to read his work, and his companion since the 1970s? So begins a tale covering fifty years of shared life, love, jalousy, cheating...

Ballerina

Directed by Eric Summer, Eric Warin
Release date: February 24, 2017

Félicie is a young Breton orphan with only one passion: dance. With her best friend Victor, who would like to become a great inventor, she puts together a nutty plan in order to escape from the orphanage and to head for Paris, the City of Lights with its Eiffel Tower now under construction. Félicie must fight like she's never fought before to overcome and to learn from her mistakes in order to fulfill her most crazy dream: to become the prima ballerina at the Paris Opera...

I, Daniel Blake (UK/FR/BE)

Directed by Ken Loach
Release date: May 5th, 2017

A 59-year-old carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as they battle the impersonal, bureaucratic forces of the benefits system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance. British master Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at Cannes for this timely drama with equal amounts of humor, warmth and despair.

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