Date(s) - 16/01/2015 - 16/02/2015
MyFrenchFilmFestival 2015 to be streamed online free for Indian viewers
VoD Platform ‘Halfticket.tv’ to exclusively bring to Indian viewers the 5th edition of the online film festival
The 5th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival 2015, the world’s first Online French Film Festival will be specially available for free viewing in India on all connected devices on the web, mobiles and tablets potentially reaching out to over 300 million internet users in the world’s second largest internet market.
Organized by UniFrance Films, this festival will be available to viewers in India on India’s VoD platform www.halfticket.tv from January 16 through February 16, 2015. Indian users can also download the specialised app HALFTICKET TV from the Google Play stores for Android devices. Similarly, Apple device users can also get the app via iTunes from the date of the festival.
MyFrenchFilmFestival is an innovative concept, bringing the best of French cinema to Indian cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and cinema lovers. The goal is to showcase the young generation of French filmmakers and enable Internet users to share their love of French cinema.
All the films selected for the 5th edition of the festival will be available with a free access online from 16 January to 16 February 2015.
Alliance Françasie of Hyderabad in association with Annapurna Studios will be screening 5 of the fetaure films in competition
The program schedule is as follows
Tirez la langue, Mademoiselle (Miss and the Doctors) / 2013 / 1h42min by Axelle Ropert
Date : Fri. 23 January at 7:00pm
Boris and Dimitri Pizarnik are doctors in Paris’s Chinese quarter. The two brothers work together and devote all their time to their patients. One night, they must treat a young diabetic girl being raised by her single mother, Judith. Both brothers fall in love with Judith and soon everything is turned upside down…
Hippocrate (Hippocrates)/ 2014 / 1h42min by Thomas Lilti
Date: Wed. 28 January at 7:00pm
Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but present, and his co-junior partner, a foreign doctor, is far more experimented than he is. This internship will force Benjamin to confront his limits… and start his way to adulthood.
Tristesse club (Fools Circle) / 2014 / 1h30min by Vincent MarietteDate: Fri. 30 January at 7:00pm
If you like treasure hunts, old Porsches, sisters who aren’t sister, fathers who aren’t really dead, lakes and their secrets: welcome to the circle.
Vandal (Vandal) / 2013 / 1h24min by Hélier Cisterne Date: Wed. 4 February at 7:00pm
Chérif is 15, a rebellious and solitary teenager. Unable to cope, his mother decides to send him to live with his aunt and uncle in Strasbourg, where he must pick up his vocational training to become a builder. It’s his last chance. But very quickly, Chérif feels like he’s suffocating in his new life, while every night, graffiti artists set to work on the walls of the city. A new world opens up to him…
L’étrange couleur des larmes de ton corps / 2012 / 1h42min
Date: Sat. 7 February at 7:00pm
A woman disappears. Her husband investigates the strange circumstances of her disappearance. Did she leave him? Is she dead? As he progresses in his research, his apartment becomes an abyss from which there seems to be no escape>