FESTIVAL PREMIERS PLANS D'ANGERS
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FESTIVAL PREMIERS PLANS D'ANGERS

FESTIVAL PREMIERS PLANS D'ANGERS

Information

75003 PARIS, FRANCE

Activity

Film Festival

Description

Since 1989, the Premiers Plans Film Festival takes place each year in the city of Angers, France. In 2011 its competitive sections, programs and other events attracted some 68 000 filmgoers who discussed and shared their passion of cinema with young European directors and other professionals. Through the years, the Festival has become a major meeting of European cinematographic creation, as numerous directors such as Fatih Akin, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Joachim Lafosse, Matteo Garrone, Arnaud Desplechin, Xavier Beauvois, Nick Park, Cristi Puiu, Paolo Sorrentino and Thomas Vinterberg were originally discovered in Angers with the screening of their first films.Each year, the Official Selection presents 80 european first films divided in five competitive sections: European first feature films, European first short films, French first short films, student films, and European animated films, as well as two out of competition sections: free style and “next shot”. The official jury and the public