An Exhibition of 95 Photos Taken by Catherine Verret Vimont

During Her Tenure As Executive Director of

The French Film Office UniFrance Films USA


September 10 – October 4

The Furman Gallery at the Film Society of Lincoln’s Center’s

Walter Reade Theatre

(165 West 65thStreet, Plaza Level, between B’way& Amsterdam Ave.)


As Executive Director of the French Film Office UniFrance Films USA, the leading proponent of the French film industry in the US, Catherine Verret Vimont had a unique opportunity to casually photograph many of the visiting French directors and actors.

NEW YORK MON AMOUR: A View of French Cinema by Catherine Verret Vimont, opened at the Furman Gallery at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theatre on September 10, 2011 and runs through October 4. Catherine Verret-Vimont has put together an exhibition of 95 photos capturing the likes of Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Reno, Danièle Thompson, Costa-Gavras, Barbet Schroeder, Bulle Ogier, Benoît Jacquot, Bruno Dumont, Olivier Assayas, Claire Denis, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Claude Lelouch, Patrice Chereau, Arnaud Desplechin, Xavier Beauvois, Lambert Wilson, Jeanne Moreau and so many other French actors and filmmakers we all know so well.

Acclaimed William Klein comments: “Catherine Verret has been for years the ambassador of French cinema in the US, she has also been the photographic eye of Paris in New York. She has not only captured the most delicious and peaceful invasion of great French actors and directors but created an essential family album with everyone we admired and loved.”

NEW YORK MON AMOUR: A View of French Cinema by Catherine VerretVimont, is presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in association with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and UniFrance Films.

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