The Arts Arena-produced Film Festival


12 November 2021 - 14 November 2021 | All Day

Location: 51 Rue de Bercy, Paris

American Fringe 5, the fifth edition of the Arts Arena-produced festival of ultra-independent American films, curated by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival and Professor of Film Practices at Columbia University, and Livia Bloom Ingram, Vice-President of Icarus Films. In partnership with La Cinémathèque française.

Each of the eight selected films will be followed by a Q&A with the director. All films are in English with French subtitles.

Camperforce Brett Story, Jessica Bruder / USA / 2017
Death and Bowling Lyle Kash / USA / 2020
Erotic Fire of the Unattainable Frank Vitale / USA / 2019
Film About a Father Who Lynne Sachs / USA / 2020
Higher Love Hasan Oswald / USA / 2020
Jasper Mall Bradford Thomason, Brett Whitcomb / USA / 2019
La Bonita Maria del Mar Rosario / USA / 2018
One Bedroom Darien Sills-Evans / USA / 2018
Residuestrong Merawi Gerima / USA / 2020
Rocio D Ario Guererro / USA / 2019
Squirrel Alex Kavutskiy / USA / 2019

Screening dates and times to be announced.

Free of charge for Arts Arena members.

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A special ArtsArenaPLUS members event will be held with the directors of the eight selected films.