French Cinema Now is a festival dedicated to celebrating the best in contemporary French cinema. For the second year, FCN joins the Film Society’s expanding slate of fall festivals and brings the most significant new work from one of the world’s most renown filmmaking countries to astute Bay Area cineastes.
This year’s FCN selection showcases the broad-ranging thematic concerns and cinematic styles of directors working today from acknowledged master Claude Chabrol to Riad Sattouf, whose comedic debut feature The French Kissers, opens the festival.
Commemorate Opening Night of the best in contemporary French cinema with debuting director Riad Sattouf and producer Anne-Dominique Toussaint presenting their film The French Kissers. Limited VIP tickets are available to an exclusive reception after the screening with complementary wine and hors d'oeuvres,
Official Website: http://www.sffs.org/content.aspx?catid=8,38,56&pageid=1348
Added by cinesoul on October 9, 2009