This year, the 21st edition of the New Orleans French Film Festival will kick off earlier than usual, beginning on February 23 and running through March 1, 2018, and will spotlight 17 feature films, 5 shorts, a retrospective of the magnificent Agnès Varda
Marie Curie The Courage of Knowledge
NAME OF FILM: MARIE CURIE THE COURAGE OF KNOWLEDGE
DIRECTOR(S): Marie Noëlle
STARRING: Karolina Gruszka
GENRE: Biography Film
SYNOPSIS: Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary scientist Marie Curie. Curie courted controversy with her challenging of France’s male-dominated academic establishment with her unconventional romantic life. A pioneer in the study of radioactivity, Curie spent her life setting precedents: she was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize and the first person to win it twice. Director Marie Noëlle conjures her epic story in turn-of-the-century Europe in beautiful detail.
The 26th annual New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF), presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and taking place January 11 to 24, 2017 at the Walter Reade Theater, will feature 29 wide-ranging and exciting films and shorts.
The Toronto International Film Festival announced today an exciting and diverse selection of new works from international filmmakers, as a part of the 2016 Contemporary World Cinema program.