JEAN ZAY, MINISTER OF CULTURE

JEAN ZAY, MINISTRE DU CINÉMA

By Alain TYR, Francis GENDRON

CINEXPORT - as SALES TV, World

Documentary - Completed 2015

In February 1937, Jean Zay who was the appointed Minister of Education and Fine Arts, joined the cinema in its prerogatives and finally offers a central place in the 7th art. A pioneer of cultural democratisation against conservatism and elitism at the time, he proposes a reorganisation bill for the entire profession. Cinema had then become 'A State Affair'. Finally with his visionary approach he announces the creation of an International Film Festival in Cannes, in 1939…

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Art - Culture, Historical
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 60 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alain TYR, Francis GENDRON
    • Synopsis
    • In February 1937, Jean Zay who was the appointed Minister of Education and Fine Arts, joined the cinema in its prerogatives and finally offers a central place in the 7th art. A pioneer of cultural democratisation against conservatism and elitism at the time, he proposes a reorganisation bill for the entire profession. Cinema had then become 'A State Affair'. Finally with his visionary approach he announces the creation of an International Film Festival in Cannes, in 1939…
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