4-10 April. The eighth edition of Rendez-vous, the festival dedicated to new French cinema, takes place in Rome as well as Bologna, Florence, Naples, Milan, Palermo and Turin.
The week-long festival, whose programme ranges from blockbuster movies to independent and short films, showcases the best of contemporary French cinema.
An initiative of the French embassy to Italy, the Rome segment of the festival is being held at the Nuovo Sacher, with parallel events at the Casa del Cinema and the Institut Français Centre Saint-Louis.
The festival includes numerous special guests such as French director Arnaud Desplechin will introduce a series of his films at the Nuovo Sacher from 9-10 April. All films will be shown in their original French version with Italian subtitles. For full programme see Institut Français website.
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