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There will be a number of special screenings in the presence of invited guests, including a meeting with the president of the feature film jury, a tribute to Patrice Chéreau, screenings of short films by residents of the Ateliers d'Angers, Films d'ici and Produire un premier film.

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Meeting with Robin Campillo

Following the screening of L'Île rouge, there will be a meeting with Robin Campillo, president of the feature film jury.

Tribute to Patrice Chéreau

A meeting will be held after the screening of the film Hôtel de France.
In the presence of Vincent Perez and Jérôme Clément.


Meetings with the residents of the Angers Workshops

The 5 residents who have come to Angers to develop their first feature film project will present one of their short films.
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Fantastic Planet

To mark the 50th anniversary of the film and its theatrical re-release in a restored version, a book signing of L'Odyssée de La Planète sauvage by Fabrice Blin and Xavier Kawa Topor will be held after the film screening.
In the presence of Xavier Kawa-Topor and Fabrice Blin

Films d'ici

A programme of short films shot in the region and/or directed by local filmmakers.
Camille Sonally

Producing a first film

The issues involved in producing a first film and making the transition from short to feature film are discussed, using the example of Chien de la casse by Jean-Baptiste Durand, which won the Audience Award at Premiers Plans in 2023.