61st edition | From 18 to 26 may 2022

Ava Cahen to become the Artistic Director of La Semaine de la Critique

Ava Cahen founded the magazine CLAP in 2014 and FrenchMania in 2017 along with the Woody Club she created in 2016. She has been a commentator for the TV programme "Le Cercle" on Canal+ since 2014 and since 2019 for "Une heure en séries », a radio programme broadcast on France Inter. She has published several books on cinema and series, Woody Allen. Profession Cynique (2015), Cheforama (2017) and Game of Thrones (2019). In 2016, at the age of 30, Ava Cahen became the youngest selection committee member in the history of La Semaine de la Critique and joined the French Union of Film Critics. A university lecturer at Nanterre Paris X University, Ava Cahen has been a dedicated member of the feature film selection committee at La Semaine de la Critique under the artistic direction of Charles Tesson.

She will be taking over as Artistic Director from 1 August 2021.  

Relations presse :
Dany de Seille - Attachée de presse

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