Lumière Festival: four Netflix films screened

Jane Campion’s next feature film, Prix Lumière 2021, is part of the Festival’s selection, which will last from October 9 to 17.

For its 13th edition, the event organized from October 9 to 17 by Thierry Frémeaux and the Institut Lumière de Lyon will feature among the many films in its selection four Netflix feature films, including the brand new title by Jane Campion, Prix Lumière 2021. La director will be the subject of a retrospective while her next film, The Power of the Dog in which Benedict Cumberbatch plays one of the main roles, will be presented in preview to the Lyon public. In parallel, God’s hand by Paolo Sorrentino, The Lost Daughter by Maggie Gyllenhall as well as Passing by Rebecca Hall will also be screened to the public.

In addition to the retrospective dedicated to Jane Campion, the former president of the Institut Lumière Bertrand Tavernier, who died last March, will also be honored with a retrospective of her most famous films (The Watchmaker of Saint-Paul, Around midnight, L.627, The Bait, Captain Conan, The Princess of Montpensier or Quai d’Orsay). Other filmmakers will be honored, such as Kinuyo Tanaka, Sydney Pollack or Gilles Grangier.

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Among the guests of this 13th edition are Bulle Ogier, Nan Goldin and Bette Gordon, Paolo Sorrentino, Edgar Morin, Edouard Baer, ​​Philippe Sarde, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Juan Antonio Bayona, Marco Bellocchio and Rebecca Hall. Coming to present their films, some will also host masterclasses, notably Bulle Ogier, Paolo Sorrentino, Édouard Baer, ​​Philippe Sarde, Juan Antonio Bayona or even Edgar Morin.

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Finally, in addition to the opening and closing ceremonies of the event, the last including the awarding of the Lumière Prize to Jane Campion, the Lumière Festival will be completed by different sections: the great classics of black and white, the sublime moments of silent, major screenings, documentaries on cinema, the Jurassic night and the family session devoted to Shrek, who turns 20. Exhibitions and film concerts at the Auditorium de Lyon will also enchant this 2021 edition.

More info on the Lumière 2021 festival website

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