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THE-FILM-MAKER – THE LISA AZUELOS STORY (USA) showing with GANEF (U.K.) and NOWHERE (Armenia)

March 16 @ 10:00 am to approx. 11:30 am

Lisa Azuelos (L.O.LComme t’y es belleDalida) is the subject of a new documentary by David Serero.  Retrace her journey from her origins to behind the scenes present day.  The film features a stellar cast, including François Cluzet, Michèle Laroque, Alexandra Lamy, Sveva Alviti, and Djanis Bouzyani, among others.

Following his documentary on fashion designer Elie Tahari, David Serero turns his attention to filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer Lisa Azuelos.  He explores Lisa Azuelos’ Sephardic origins and her childhood growing up between two cultures, with her French mother, Marie Laforet, and her Moroccan father, paying tribute to her daughters Carmen and Thais Alessandrin. The film also delves into Lisa Azuelos’ activism, including the contribution of Diata N’Diaye.

Lisa Azuelos’ films have been box office hits and have become classics in France. She is best known in the United States for LOL, starring Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore. In her French films, she has directed some of the biggest names in French cinema, from Sophie Marceau to François Cluzet.

Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 54 min
Country: U.S.A.
Language: English and French (with English subtitles)
Premiere:
Director:  David Serero – baritone and actor
Cinematographer:
Principal Cast: Lisa Azuelos, François Cluzet, Michèle Laroque, Alexandra Lamy, Sveva Alviti, and Djanis Bouzyani.
Distributor: 7th Art
Trailer: https://youtu.be/C9roUP6NEc8

 

— SHOWING WITH —

GANEF (14 min)
Country: U.K.
Language: English
Director:  Mark Rosenblatt
Distributor; 7th Art

 

and

NOWHERE (12 min)
Director. Producer, Writer:  Garin Havannisian
Country:  Armenia
Language:  none
Distributor:  Avalanche Entertainment LLC

 

 

Details

Date:
March 16
Time:
10:00 am to approx. 11:30 am
Event Category:
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Website:
www.DesertFilmSociety.org

Venue

Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Organizer

Desert Film Society
Email:
info@desertfilmsociety.com
Website:
www.desertfilmsociety.org