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DocHouse First: THE GRADUATION

Dir: Claire Simon
France / 2016 / 119mins

"everyone’s equal, but only the best gets in…" 

A plunge into one of the most prestigious film schools, La Fémis in Paris, as acclaimed filmmaker Claire Simon observes the rigorous and demanding application process for the students vying for a highly coveted place. The selection committees are made up of established filmmakers and members of the industry and Simon offers a behind the scenes look at the discussions and debates to decide who will follow in the footsteps of former students François Ozon, Céline Sciamma, Kirsten Johnson and many others. A captivating film with extraordinary access to the birthplace of film in France.

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Date: Fri 15 Sep 2017 - Thu 21 Sep 2017
Price: Peak £9 (£7 concessions) Off Peak £5
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DOCHOUSE'S PRODUCER AND ASSOCIATE PROGRAMMER CHLOE TRAYNER SAYS...

Observational filmmaking at its finest, The Graduation is a must-see for all lovers of art house cinema. A satisfying scoop of insider gossip, the film allows you to be a fly on the wall for interviews, pitches and debates about what it takes to get into the most prestigious film school in France.