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50th Directors’ Fortnight May 9-19, 2018

René Gilson

He was born in France. He grew up next to a mining basin. He settled down in Lens durng the war to be a teacher for 15 years. Then he went to Paris as a teacher. He became a film critic and a director after May 68 events. He had prepared this change. He had founded a film club in Lens. In 2008, he came back to Lens.