Deauville International Centre - From September 1st to 10th, 2017


An adventure at the heart of America

Since its creation in 1975, the American Film Festival has been the essential event of the film back, with the presentation of more than 100 films, including an official competition dedicated to independent films. Tributes, documentaries, reviews, TV series and master classes are spicing a constantly evolving festival, open to the public.

COMPETITION: the artistic contribution of independent film reveals new truths about the world. It’s an opportunity to discover new talents. Frédéric Mitterrand is the Jury President of the 42nd edition;
FIRST RELEASES: film authors and directors of current cinema meet the public;

47 Meters Down by Johannes Roberts

Adorable enemy by Mark Pellington

Barry Seal: American traffic by Doug Liman with Tom Cruise - Opening film

LES DOCS DE L'ONCLE SAM: improving your knowledge of the American culture through documentaries, representing their time and society;
TRIBUTES: the pleasure of knowing myths and legends of American films, celebrating talents;
NEW HOLLYWOOD: paying tribute to the future inviting to the Festival an actor and an actress, flowers of tomorrow’s American cinema;
DEAUVILLE SAISON: the best of TV series’ first releases, meeting cinematographic and television authors.

Michel Hazanavicius, film director of The Artist and OSS 117 is the Jury President of the Festival and Emmanuelle Bercot, actress and film director, awarded with the Female interpretation Prize in Cannes for My King, is the Jury President of the Revelation.