French films head for Tel Aviv

Unifrance to host film fest

PARIS -- French films will take over Israeli screens at the Tel Aviv French Film Festival, set to kick off Tuesday, Gallic film promotion organization Unifrance said Friday.

Some 15 French films will be screened for the public, four of which have already been snagged by Israeli distributors: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi's "Actresses," Abdellatif Kechiche's Cesar-winning "The Secret of the Grain," Cedric Klapisch's "Paris" and Luc Jacquet's animated "The Fox and the Child."

Directors Alexandre Arcady, Diane Kurys and Laetitia Masson will screen their most recent title, "Can You Keep a Secret?" "Sagan" and "Guilty," respectively.

Other notable titles set to screen at the five-day fest include Olivier Marchal's "MR73," Florent Emilio Siri's "Intimate Enemies" and Christophe Honore's "Love Songs."