Thierry Frémaux

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Thierry Frémaux
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Thierry Frémaux in 2017
Born (1960-05-29) 29 May 1960 (age 61)
OccupationFilm critic

Thierry Frémaux (French: [tjɛ.ʁi fʁ]; born 29 May 1960) is the director of the Institut Lumière, of the Lumière Film Festival and of the Cannes Film Festival.[1][2]

Education and career[edit]

Frémaux has a diplôme d'études approfondies (equivalent to a Master of Advanced Studies) in film history from Lumière University Lyon 2.[3]

In 2017, Thierry Frémaux gathered a collection of the early films by Auguste and Louis Lumière into a whole feature film Lumière ! l'aventure commence.[4] He also voiced the French version of the film.


  • Sélection officielle (2017, Grasset; ISBN 978-2-2468-6371-7) (English translation: Official Selection)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Foundas, Scott (13 May 2013). "Cannes Honcho Thierry Fremaux Is Hollywood's Inside Man". Variety. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  2. ^ Buisson, Jean-Christophe (17 May 2013). "Thierry Frémaux, monsieur cinéma". Le Figaro (in French). Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  3. ^ Didier Péron, « Palme pilote », Libération, 15 May 2007.
  4. ^ "Lumière ! l'Aventure commence – Ad Vitam".

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