The Graduation

How are filmmakers “made” in France? The crème de la crème graduated and then started teaching at the legendary Parisian film school, La Fémis. Claire Simon, the head of the directing department, documents the brutal several-months-long admission process which ends with selecting a mere forty candidates. Everybody is equal, but according to this powerful institution, only some will be the future of the French cinema.
Director: Claire Simon
Producer: Arnaud Dommerc
Sales: Wide House
Screenplay: Claire Simon
Director of Photography: Claire Simon
Editor: Luc Forveille
Original title: Le concours
Country: France
Year of production: 2016
Length (min): 115
Language: French
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Panorama
Sponsors: l’Institut français de Prague

With support

l’Institut français de Prague

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