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Deauville International Center - September 6> 15, 2019


A Festival open to all, an adventure in the heart of America!

Since its creation in 1975, the American Film Festival has been the unmissable event for the start of the cinema year. Official competition promoting independent films, tributes, documentaries, premieres, screenings punctuate a constantly evolving festival, open to the general public with 60 festival-goers each year.

In addition to the 45 years of the festival, there are 25 years of competition and 10 years of the series component. A triple anniversary which will be celebrated throughout the duration of the festival, notably with the presence of numerous jury presidents and with a partnership with the INA which will allow us to relive the key moments of the Festival.

THE COMPETITION : the artistic gaze of independent cinema as a truth about the world. To discover and support new talents.
Catherine Deneuve will be the president of the jury for the 45th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival and Anna Mouglalis will chair the Révélation jury.
The opinion of festival-goers also has a Prize with the Public Prize of the City of Deauville!

THE FIRST : the authors and directors of today's cinema meet the public

THE DOCS OF UNCLE SAM: get to know American society better through documentaries, testimony of its time and its era.

TRIBUTES: the pleasure of American cinema in its myths and legends and the celebration of talent. The festival will pay tribute this year to Johnny Depp, Geena Davis, Sienna Miller, Kristen Stewart and Pierce Brosnan.

THE NEW HOLLYWOOD : Honoring the future by inviting an actor, a flagship of American cinema, to the Festival. The festival will honor Sophie Turner.

AMERICAN HERITAGE : rediscover the best of American cinema in a restored version.

DEAUVILLE SEASON 10: the best of the TV series in preview, the meeting of the cinematographic and televisual writings by those who hold the pen. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Deauville Saison, the festival will offer on the big screen a marathon of more than 70 hours of the entire 8 seasons of the Game of Thrones series. The 73 episodes of the multi-award-winning series will be broadcast once a season from Saturday September 7 to Saturday September 14, 2019.


The guests

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