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2005 Schedule

 Thursday, March 31

  1-3 p.m.   Special Screening from Works of Claude Miller
  3-5 p.m.   Lecture by Claude Miller: “My Career in French Filmmaking” and “Arrival of DV small cameras and their influence of film production, directing and editing”


 Friday, April 1

  3 p.m.   Les Soeurs fâchées
  5 p.m.   Brodeuses
  7 p.m.   Mariages !
    Discussion with French director Valérie Guignabodet
  9:10 p.m.   Le Rôle de sa vie
  11 p.m.   Handicap (short film)
      Discussion with French director Lewis-Martin Soucy
    Le Convoyeur (feature)
    Discussion with French director Nicolas Boukhrief


 Saturday, April 2

  8 a.m.   L’Ile de Black Mor
    Discussion with French director Jean-François Laguionie
  10 a.m.   First Short Film Series begins
    La Dernière Minute
    Alea Jacta Est
    Petite Routine
    Discussion with French directors Nicolas Salis, Daniel Jenny and Matthieu Van Eeckhout
    Signes de vie
    Calypso is Like so !
    Discussion with directors Matthieu Rozé, Arnaud Demuynck and Bruno Collet
  11:45 a.m.   Malabar Princess
    Discussion with French director Gilles Legrand
  1:45 p.m.   Qui perd gagne !
    Discussion with French actor Thierry Lhermitte
  3:45 p.m.   Presentation of the 2005 French Delegation, introduced by His Excellency Jean-David Levitte, the French Ambassador to the United States, and presided by French director Claude Miller
  4:15 p.m.   L’Equipier
    Discussion with French actor Philippe Torreton
  7 p.m.   Official Reception at the Shafer Court Dining Center
  8:30 p.m.   Gala Dinner at the Historic Scott House


 Sunday, April 3

  8 a.m.   Triple agent
    Discussion with French actor Serge Renko
  10:30 a.m.   Second Short Film Series begins
    Le Carnet rouge
    Ligne de vie
    Sirène Song
    Discussion with French directors Mathieu Simonet, Serge Avédikian, Fanny Jean-Noël and French actress Toinette Laquière
    La Révolution des crabes
    Rien de grave
    La Méthode Bourchnikov
    Discussion with French directors Arthur de Pins, Renaud Philipps and Grégoire Sivan
  12:15 p.m.   Le Soleil assassiné
    Discussion with Algerian director Abdelkrim Bahloul
  2:15 p.m.   Clara et moi
    Discussion with French director Arnaud Viard
  4:15 p.m.   Closing Ceremony with French Delegation and VCU dignitaries, presided by French director Claude Miller
  4:30 p.m.   Vipère au poing
      Discussion with young French actor Jules Sitruk


The Byrd Theatre is located at 2908 W. Cary St. in Richmond. A parking deck is located directly behind the theatre.

Official reception
The official reception for all Festival pass-holders, (Student VIP, Faculty VIP, Regular VIP, and VIP Pass Plus), will be held on the evening of Saturday, April 2, 2005 at 7 p.m., in the Shafer Court Dining Center, located at Shafer Court across from the Cabell Library. Parking will be available at the West Broad Street Parking Deck. Maps will be provided.

Gala Dinner
The Gala Dinner for VIP Plus pass holders will take place on Saturday, April 2 at 8:30 p.m., at the historic Scott House, 909 West Franklin St. Special parking on both sides of West Franklin Street — for two blocks from Laurel to Harrison — has been arranged exclusively for Gala Dinner guests.

Daylight saving time starts Sunday, April 3 at 2 a.m. Move your watches ahead one hour.


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