Leave it to a French stop-motion film to cut closer to the reality of the orphan experience than "Annie," "Matilda" or any number of like-minded live-action melodramas have over the years.
Screenwriter-director Celine Sciamma ("Tomboy," "Girlhood"), a leading figure of a vibrant distaff director generation in France, will present a workshop dedicated to multi-platforming and virtual…
Celine Sciamma's "Girlhood," above, which opened Cannes' Directors Fortnight in May, won the top prize, the Bronze Horse, at the Stockholm Film Festival Nov. 14. Strong American contenders, such as…
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Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to Celine Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the opening night film at the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The film centers on a 16 year-old-girl…
Leading arthouse sales company Films Distribution has scored a flurry of top-notch deals on Celine Sciamma's "Girlhood" (pictured) and Gerard Johnstone’s "Housebound." Directors' Fortnight standout…
An engrossing look at the way a young woman of color defines her own identity vis-a-vis the various spheres of support in her life, Celine Sciamma's "Girlhood" advances the French helmer's obsession…
PARIS – One highlight of this year's UniFrance Rendez-vous press junket, which kicks off Friday in Paris, is the presence and films of three young distaff filmmakers who have burst onto the French…