"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.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.
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.