Magazine article Screen International

Dominique Green Named Artistic Director of Dinard Film Festival

Magazine article Screen International

Dominique Green Named Artistic Director of Dinard Film Festival

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Hussam Hindi stepped down from the role last year after 30 years at the festival.

Film industry veteran Dominique Green has been appointed artistic director of the Dinard Film Festival in France.

She replaces Hussam Hindi, who stepped down last year after 30 years at the festival, which showcases UK films to French audiences. He had been artistic director since 1996.

Born in the UK, Green has worked extensively in both London and Paris, most recently spending 12 years as the UK and Ireland delegate for the Berlin Film Festival.

Announcing the appointment, Dinard mayor Monsieur Jean-Claude Mahé made reference to Brexit, which saw the UK withdraw from the European Union on January 31. “The choice of a British national sends a strong signal to our neighbours across the Channel to remind us that in Dinard, Brexit does not exist,” he said. …

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