Carcassonne. A host of artists on the menu of the International Political Film Festival

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The organization of the International Political Film Festival has just unveiled the first film crews who will be present in Carcassonne for the screenings.

After two years of absence, the International Political Film Festival (FIFP) is back with great fanfare from January 14 to 18. For this 4th edition, the festival is expanding by investing in new places. In addition to the Dome and the CGR Le Colisée cinema, the FIFP will this year inaugurate the Maison du festival on Place Carnot, a 30 m2 glass booth which will take up residence between the fountain and the kiosk. Several screenings, meetings, debates will also be offered in the new room of the Odeum. In total, more than 40 sessions for the beautiful eyes of the public. 27 film crews out of 31 will be present at this festival. At the end of the year, the association in charge of the Regard Camera event has just unveiled the first guests who will make the trip to Carcassonne.

The World of Yesterday by Diastema

For this political thriller which will open the ball on Friday January 14, at 8 p.m. at the Dôme, the director Diastème and the actor Alban Lenoir will be present.

According to the police by Frédéric Videau

The director Frédéric Videau, the producer Philippe Liégeois and the actors Simon Abkarian, Patrick d’Assumçao, Alban Lenoir, Sofia Lesaffre and Agathe Bonitzer will be in Carcassonne during the screening of this detective film on Saturday January 15 at the Dôme.

To our children and April Captains of Maria de Medeiros

On Saturday January 15, at 5.15 p.m., at the Coliseum, director Maria de Medeiros will present her activist film To our children which deals with homosexual persons in Brazilian society. On Tuesday January 18, at 2 p.m. at the Dôme, she will also be there to talk about her film April Captains highlighting the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Portugal.

Investigation into a state scandal by Thierry de Peretti

This film looks back on the François Thierry affair, the commissioner accused of having favored the importation of several tonnes of drugs into France. The director Thierry de Peretti, the journalist Emmanuel Fansten, the actors Pio Marmaï, Alexis Manenti and Julie Moulier will come to present it in preview on Saturday January 15 at 9 p.m. at the Dôme.

The promises the Thomas Kruithof

On Sunday January 16, at 2 p.m. at the CGT Le Colisée cinema, director Thomas Kruithof will be in Carcassonne to present his latest fiction behind the scenes of local power. A film where Isabelle Huppert shares the poster with Reda Kateb.

Sport, medals and after? by Véronique Barré

As part of a special “sport, cinema and politics” screening, director Véronique Barré will attend the screening of her documentary film dealing with the professional place of athletes in our society. The session will be followed by a debate. Meet on Sunday January 16, at 5.15 p.m. in the Odeum room.

In the coming days, Etienne Garcia, the president, and Henzo Lefèvre, the director, should announce the next teams expected at the festival. Suspense.