In particular Yves Montand, whose centenary is being celebrated in 2021.
The Beyond the Screen film festival is organized every other year in Vincennes. For its fourth edition, which will take place from November 18 to 21, its theme will be actors-singers, artists “who did not hesitate to navigate between two passions, and in particular to Yves Montand whose centenary we are celebrating this year, but also Eddie Constantine, Alain Bashung, Georges Moustaki, Jacques Dutronc or even Elvis Presley, Franck Sinatra, and Luis Mariano! “
On the program, there will of course be film screenings, in particular The Good and the Bad, screened at the opening in the presence of the director Claude Lelouch, Un evening at the music hall (Folies-Bergères), by Henri Decoin, programmed as part of a tribute to Eddie Constantine and presented by his son Lemmy, All on stage, by Vincente Minelli, Beggars and Proud, with Georges Moustaki, who will also be told by the actor’s daughter, Pia, High society, with Frank Sinatra and Grace Kelly, or Nothing but lies, screened on Sundays with Chloe Mons, wife of Alain Bashung and Yan Péchin (his guitarist). The closing film will be the documentary on Lelouch Turn to live, by Philippe Azoulay, offered in preview by the director (its theatrical release is scheduled for March).
As part of the centenary of Yves Montand, several works are also planned: the documentary Montand is ours, presented by its director, Yves Jeuland, The Loneliness of the Singer background, by Chris Marker, The wild, by Jean-Paul Rappeneau (who will be there to talk about his memories of filming), as well as a discussion between producers and directors who have worked with him several times.
Live shows are finally organized (an unpublished version of The bill, by Yves Montand, played by Didier Gustin, a gypsy jazz concert with Ninine Garcia and Leïla Duclos at the end …) and photo exhibitions, again for Montand’s 100th birthday, as well as more generally on the theme “cinema and song”. Without forgetting “the dream machine” allowing the public to give a virtual reply “to the sacred monsters of the 7th art, thanks to the inlay workshop on a green background.”
The full program as well as the detailed prices and schedules of the various events are available on the festival website. www.festival-audeladelecran.com