‘Potiche,’ ‘Love Crime’ set for Gotham rendezvous

Slate announced for annual festival of French films

Francois Ozon’s “Potiche” and remake-bound “Love Crime” are among the contempo French films lined up for the 2011 edition of Rendez-Vous With French Cinema, the annual series from the Film Society of Lincoln Center and promo org. Unifrance Films.

Rendez-Vous screening is the Gotham preem of “Potiche,” the Music Box Films pic that stars Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu. Kristin Scott Thomas topliner “Love Crime,” tapped for a remake by Brian De Palma, is part of a tribute to late helmer Alain Corneau.

Also on the event’s slate of 21 films is Catherine Breillat’s “The Sleeping Beauty,” Benoit Jacquot’s “Deep in the Woods,” Bertrand Tavernier’s “The Princess of Montpensier” and Claude Lelouch self-portrait “From One Film to Another” (paired with a public conversation with Lelouch).

Films will screen at the Film Society, IFC Center and BAM Cinematek. Rendez-Vous is set to run March 3-13.

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