Awards and figures for the 10th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival

The 10th edition of the world's first online French-language film festival has just ended. With more than 12 million plays, the festival registered its second-best results since its creation.

The festival registered its second-best results to date:

In 2020, the festival registered more than 12 million plays throughout more than 200 territories and across 60 partner platforms.

The Lacoste Audience Award went to:

We recall that the International Jury, presided over by Ira Sachs and composed of Agathe Bonitzer, Jayro Bustamante, Brady Corbet, Judith Davis, and Michaela Pavlátová, awarded the Grand Jury Prize to:

The cash prize of €15,000 is split evenly three ways between the director, producer, and sales agent.

The International Press Jury, composed of Edmée Cuttat, Fernand Denis, Rodrigo Fonseca, Alessandra De Luca, and Mariam Schaghaghi, awarded their prize to the following films:

Two films also received Special Mentions from the International Press Jury:

  • Meteorites by Romain Laguna, produced by Les films du clan for "the actress's performance and the director's ability to capture a young woman's frame of mind, as well as for the film's freshness and its appositeness to the spirit of the times."
  • Ahmed’s Song by Foued Mansour, produced by offshore for "it's skill at hovering between documentary and fiction and for the talented way it deals, with a light touch and humanity, with diverse subjects such as the generation gap and social conflicts."

Watch a video of all the award-winners!

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MyFrenchFilmFestival is organized by UniFrance, with support from:
CNC, Ministère de la Culture, Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères, Institut français, Lacoste, TitraFilm, Air France, Wallonie Bruxelles Images, Swiss Films, AEFE, Le Monde, TV5 Monde, Variety, France Médias Monde, AlloCiné, AdoroCinema, SensaCine, SensaCine México, Filmstarts, El País, CIAK, Quadro por Quadro, Corre Camara, Under the Milky Way, Orange

Posted on Monday, February 17, 2020

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