The annual New York festival of new French films Rendez-vous with French Cinema will take place March 9-18 with 13 new films in the lineup. Screening at the Walter Reade Theatre, the festival will be attended by among others Daniel Auteuil, Isabelle Huppert, Chantal Akerman, Xavier Beauvois, Jean Becker and Benoit Jacquot.

Films screening are:

' Les Blessures Assassines (Murderous Maids) Dir: Jean-Pierre Denis.
' Selon Matthieu (According To Matthieu) Dir: Xavier Beauvois.
' Samia Dir: Philippe Faucon.
' Un Crime Au Paradis (A Crime In Paradise) Dir: Jean Becker.
' Esther Kahn. Dir: Arnaud Desplechin.
' La Ville Est Tranquille (The Town Is Quiet) Dir: Robert Guediguian.
' Saint-Cyr. Dir: Patricia Mazuy.
' Les Filles Ne Savent Pas Nager (Girls Can't Swim). Dir: Anne-Sophie
' Ca Ira Mieux Demain (Tomorrow's Another Day). Dir: Jeanne Labrune.
' Trois Huit (Nightshift). Dir: Philippe Le Guay.
' La Captive. Dir: Chantal Akerman.
' Sade. Dir: Benoit Jacquot.
' Du Poil Sous Les Roses (Hair Under The Roses). Dir: Agnes Obadia &
Jean-Julien Chervier.