French

The Children of Chance

About the Film 

In this family-friendly coming-of-age drama, replete with appealing performances by its young ensemble cast, a Jewish boy finds camaraderie and safety in the shelter of a children’s hospital in Nazi-occupied France.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
100 minutes

Dirty Wolves

About the Film 

Two sisters in a Nazi-controlled mining village in northwest Spain are drawn into wartime intrigue in this briskly paced thriller-melodrama imbued with supernatural notes and the folklore and splendor of rural Spain.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
105 minutes

Fanny's Journey

About the Film 

A resourceful young girl leads 11 orphans through Nazi-occupied France in this coming-of-age, family friendly drama bristling with suspense and poignancy. Based on Fanny Ben-Ami’s autobiographical novel.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
94 minutes

The Jews

About the Film 

Starring some of French cinema’s finest contemporary actors, this provocative sketch comedy skewers the entire spectrum of anti-Semitic stereotypes, and pulls no punches in its takedown of bigoted ideas.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
111 minutes

Paradise

About the Film 

Russia’s Best Foreign Language Film entry, this stunning, absorbing chamber drama recalls the shattered dreams of Holocaust victims and perpetrators, via docu-style, flashback confessionals by three protagonists.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
130 minutes