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Film festivals are resisting online


From Angers to Gérardmer, rather than suppressing events, the directors organize them on the internet.

Exist at all costs despite the pandemic: this seems to be the watchword of several festivals dedicated to the seventh art this month.

Whether for the little ones, like the Crazies of the cinema, collectors' fair of the seventh art, in Argenteuil (from January 29 to 31), that of the short film in Clermont-Ferrand (end of January).

We adapted, we learned to work in a different way so that the public is not deprived of films

Claude-Éric Poiroux, Managing Director and Artistic Director of the Premiers plans d'Angers festival

Or the most anticipated: the 33rd edition of the Premiers plans d'Angers festival, which opens today and the 28th Gérardmer Fantastic Film Festival, which its director Bruno Barde sees as

"a step for the preservation of art. in the age of the image, which is a new trend in our civilization ”

(January 27 to 31).

All of them decided to take place online instead of being deleted or postponed to a random date.

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Claude-Éric Poiroux: "Anyone can talk to each other at the Premiers Plans festival in Angers"

"We have adapted, we have learned to work in a different way so that the public is not deprived of films"

, indicates Claude-Éric Poiroux, general delegate and artistic director of the Premiers plans festival in Angers.

Chaired this year by Pierre Salvadori

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Source: lefigaro

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