In Paris, Sophie Dulac has built a veritable cinematographic empire and brought the seventh art to life in the capital like no one else. She is notably the president of Dulac Cinemas, a circuit of cinemas classified Art and Essay, which includes L’Arlequin, le Reflet Médicis, L’Escurial, the Majestic Bastille and the Majestic Passy. In addition to its production and distribution activities, in 2012 it also founded the Champs-Élysées Film Festival to defend and promote independent French and American cinema. Read also -> For distributor Sophie Dulac, “the cinema war has only just begun” Her cinemas also host various film clubs, such as “Hurlequin, the genre film film club which is held every month in L’Arlequin, and the latest, “Thunder, dark rooms, feminist lighting”. From September 15, journalist, director, author, feminist activist and creator of the @clitrevolution account Elvire Duvelle-Charles will host a screening of a film written and/or directed by a woman, followed by a discussion with the latter and an expert who came to shed feminist light. For its first session, the team chose to present the documentary Riposte féministe by Marie Perennès and Simon Depardon, presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022, which follows the movement of the “colleureuses”, these activists who line the streets of France with messages of support for victims of feminicide and slogans against these acts. The screening will be followed by a meeting with the directors and Bibia Pavard, specializing in contemporary history and the history of women and gender. (Paris, 11th). First meeting on Thursday, September 15 at 8 p.m.
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