A cinephile’s pick of top French films
Serge Toubiana, director of the legendary French Cinematheque, chose some of his favorite French films -- from restored classics to lesser-known esoteric works -- to be shown in Israel to celebrate the Tel Aviv Cinematheque’s birthday.
“The best French films over the years were created by outsiders,” maintains Serge Toubiana, former editor of the influential movie periodical Cahiers du Cinema and currently the director of the French Cinematheque. Toubiana, a Tunisian-born Jew, is in Israel for the screening of eight French films, to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tel Aviv Cinematheque.
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