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Women top the bill at the Pontarlier Fall Film Festival

Until Sunday, the Bernard Blier theater in Pontarlier hosts its traditional Fall Film Festival. An 80th edition that pays tribute to women's cinema, with Dominique Cabrera among the guests of honor.

To celebrate its 80th anniversary, the Pontarlier Autumn Festival is changing its name to “Cinéma au féminin”. Actress Lola Créton and directors Claire Simon, Fatou Diarra and Dominique Cabrera are the festival's guests of honor.

Resistant, artists, activists, engaged in the cinema, the festival gives the floor to all these women who led and still fight fighting claiming their rightful place against men. A women's cinema made by women. “We are going to meet what women have to say in the field of the 7th art. Rather than talking to them, we prefer to let them talk, show what they have done and what is their view of the world.e “, explains Patrick Colle, organizer of the festival.

This event also allows to rediscover the filmography of the invited directors. Dominique Cabrera came with his film Grow. Directed in 2013, it tells a family story, intimate, shot with the material of his own life. “It's not Hollywood, it's the opposite, reacts a spectator, it is both very professional and very close to the public. It's popular cinema.

Another film of the filmmaker, Corniche Kennedy, released in 2017 that highlights the talent of actress Lola Creton. In addition, a tribute to Agnès Varda is made throughout the event.

Female Cinema Festival in Pontarlier until Sunday, November 3, 2019

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