Opening Night Gala for the 2011 Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance combined to bring a dazzling array of directors and stars to The Paris Theater for the Opening Night Gala presentation of POTICHE and the launch of the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema film festival.

The marquee at The Paris heralding the big night... (Photo by Eugene Hernandez)

Catherine Breillat (THE SLEEPING BEAUTY) was the first to arrive on the scene. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Eric Lartigau (THE BIG PICTURE) (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Rene Feret (Director of MOZART'S SISTER) (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Martin Provost (Director of THE LONG FALLING) (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Benoit Jacquot (Director of DEEP IN THE WOODS) (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Bertrand Tavernier and Gaspard Ulliel (Director and star of THE PRINCESS OF MONTPENSIER) (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Catherine Deneuve arrives at The Paris. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

POTICHE director Francois Ozon with the film's and the evening's star, Denueve. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Denueve's daughter Chiara Mastoianni was another favorite of the photographers (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

The entire French Rendez-Vous contingent onstage to officially launch the film festival. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) 

As they make their exit from The Paris, FSLC Executive Director Rose Kuo and the POTICHE trio (Denueve, Ozon, and co-star Judith Godreche) make plans to hit the after party at Rouge Tomate. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) 

Judith Godreche poses for the "style shot" at the Rouge Tomate. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Directors Provost and Feret say "enough with the pictures, already". But politely, they say it in French so none of the photographers, save one, actually understand. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

The POTICHE after party at the Rouge Tomate in full swing. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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