Inside "Un Village Français," A Small Village During Occupied France
December 6, 2021
NYU Washington, DC, the French-American Cultural Foundation, and the Embassy of France hosted an afternoon discussion featuring the French film series, Un Village Français. Un Village Français, which focuses on a small village in German-occupied France during the Second World War, recently received American Abroad Media’s annual award (in its 9th year) and has garnered praise and support from Ambassador Etienne.
In today’s program, “Inside Un Village Français, A Small Village during Occupied France” the audience heard from expert panelists Emmanuel Daucé, TV Series Producer & Creator, Marie Line Kremer, Actress, and Frédéric Krivine, Creator & Writer who delved into the history of the series, the time period, film and artistic components, and the challenges and rewards of production. Moderating this conversation was NYU Washington, DC lecturer Sydney Boyd. This discussion was part of a larger series of events hosted by the French Embassy at La Maison Française and the Ambassador’s Residence to honor the television series, Un Village Français.
This program was sponsored by NYU Washington, DC, the French-American Cultural Foundation, and the Embassy of France. Registration was required in order to receive the Zoom log-in details for this webinar. Please note that this program was recorded.
Emmanuel Daucé, TV Series Producer & Creator
Emmanuel Daucé is a TV series producer and creator, CEO of Tetra Media Fiction part of the Tetra Media Studio / ITV group.
Over the past years, he cocreated Un Village Français (72 episodes), Les hommes de l’ombre (18 episodes) for France TV and produced Vernon Subutex (mini series of 9 episodes), Paris Police 1900 S1 (8 episodes) for Canal +
He is currently working on the first season of Les Sentinelles for OCS (Orange) and the second season of Paris Police (Canal +).
He also co-created and headed the Series department in the Paris film school, La Fémis, from 2013 to 2019.
Marie Line Kremer, Actress
Depuis toute petite, Marie Line Kremer, s’est créé un imaginaire riche nourri par la peinture, le dessin et l’architecture, une discipline qui à ses yeux se rapproche de la création cinématographique.
Ayant une belle carrière d’actrice derrière elle, où elle joue notamment sous la direction de Costa Gavras, Michael Haneke, Coline Serreau, Hiner Salem, Xavier Xianolli, pour le grand écran mais aussi dans de nombreuses productions télévisuelles dont notamment « Un village français », Marie passe derrière la caméra en réalisant son premier court métrage « Le Pérou » qui a circulé dans de nombreux festivals. Aujourd’hui, elle développe, son premier long métrage ainsi qu’une série co-écrite avec Frédéric Krivine tout en continuant sa carrière d’actrice.
Frédéric Krivine, Creator & Writer
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About the Moderator
Sydney Boyd is an editor at the Federation of State Humanities Councils and a lecturer at the NYU Washington, DC Program of New York University, where she teaches classes on writing. Her current book project studies how music shapes narrative temporalities in twentieth-century literature, and one of her essays, "The Color of Sound: Hearing Timbre in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man," (2018) is published in Arizona Quarterly. She has an essay forthcoming in Contemporary Literature about Robert Ashley’s opera-novel Quicksand.