The roster features: Audrey Estrougo's debut drama Ain't Scared (Regarde-Moi) set on a tough Paris housing project; Mia Hansen-Love's father-daughter drama All Is Forgiven (Tout Est Pardonne); the animation portmanteau Fear(s) Of The Dark (Peur(s) Du Noir) by Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Caillou, Pierre Di Sciullo, Lorenzo Mattotti and Richard McGuire; Jean-Marc Moutout's left-field romance The Feelings
Factory (La Fabrique Des Sentiments); Eric Guirado's study of small town sensibilities in The Grocer's Son (Le Fils De L'Epicier); and the mystery-drama Heartbeat Detector (La Question Humaine) from Nicolas Klotz starring Mathieu Amalric.
The line-up continues with: Her Name Is Sabine (Elle S'Appelle Sabine), in which Sandrine Bonnaire explores autism; Noemie Lvovsky's family meditation on family and ageing Let's Dance! (Fait Que Ca Danse!); Christophe Honore's Love Songs (Les Chansons D'Amour) starring Ludivine Sagnier in a menage a trios; and Cedric Klapisch's Paris, a love letter to the city that stars Juliette Binoche and
Albert Dupontel and Fabrice Luchini.
Rounding out the list are: Claude Miller's A Secret (Un Secret), which examines the fallout of a wartime act on a modern-day family and stars Sagnier, Amalric and Patrick Bruel; Emmanuel Mouret's romantic games in Shall We Kiss Un Baiser S'Il Vous Plait) with Michael Cohen, Julie Gayet and Virginie Ledoyen; Anne Le Ny's Those Who Remain (Ceuz Qui Restent), which explores friendship on a cancer ward; and Sophie Marceau's second outing as director in the supernatural thriller
Trivial (La Disparue De Deauville) starring Christophe Lambert.
All are US or New York premieres. Rendez-Vous With French Cinema runs
from Feb 29-Mar 9.