Cannes Film Festival 2024: Judith Godrèche will create an event with her short film “Me Too”

In less than a year, Judith Godrèche became a true passionaria in the fight against abuse and sexual violence in the cinema industry.

The one who notably made accusations against filmmakers such as Benoît Jacquot or Jacques Doillon left his mark with his punchy speech during the last Cesar ceremonydeclaring in particular: “Why accept that this art that binds us is used as a cover for illicit trafficking in young girls? “.

Screened at the opening of the Un Certain Regard section

More than two months after this necessary speech, the actress and director is making headlines again. On Wednesday May 15, Judith Godrèche will be present at the Cannes Film Festival to present his short film Me tooscreened at the opening of the Un Certain Regard section.

A 17 minute film which, as the Cannes Film Festival points out, “highlights the stories of victims of sexual violence. So many individual experiences which add to his own and underline their sadly universal character.”

Judith Godrèche: “What do we do when we are overwhelmed by what we hear? »

Me Too was produced a few weeks after Judith Godrèche’s speech at the César Awards. “Exactly one month after this salutary speech, on March 23, 2024, Judith Godrèche seized the two means of expression that she knows best – writing and cinema – and brought together women and men who testified about their traumatic experience,” explains the Cannes Film Festival. Dany Boon’s ex-wife then launched a call for testimonies on Instagram.

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Quoted in a press release from the Cannes Film Festival, the actress explained her approach : “Then the question arose what I was going to do with it. What do we do when we are overwhelmed by what we hear, by the quality of the testimonies? “. For sure, Me Too will be one of the major events on the Croisette.

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