(Claire Simon, 2016, France, 121 minutes)
With esteemed alumni including Alain Resnais, Louis Malle and Claire Denis, La Fémis is France’s most revered film school. Claire Simon’s documentary follows the admissions process wherein thousands of applicants are whittled down by a board to fill 40 available spots at the school. Largely on the side of the selection committee, The Competition offers an inside look at how future cinematic masters are identified at their earliest stages.
In French with English subtitles.
Sunday, May 12 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119
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