International Festival Signs of the Night - Paris
Festival internatinal Signes de nuit - Paris

20e Festival international Signes de Nuit - Paris / 1-10 octobre 2022


Michèle Levieux France

Michèle Levieux, film critic/ journalist. Born in 1946 in Paris, she began in the 60s as a journalist for Le Figaro and Télérama. She then was a TV critic for press agencies, TV magazines and a film critic for theory reviews (Ecran, la Revue du Cinéma...).

Currently, she is a film critic from the daily, l'Humanité. She is a specialist in long face-to-face interviews with cinema people. Photographer, programmer for various festivals and events of expérimental movies, silent cinema, filmmakers rétrospectives (in Russia, Brazil, Egypt...).

She participates in numerous juries around the world. She published on Douglas Sirk, Sacha Vierny, translated Mohsen Makhmalbaf's book "En Afghanistan, les Bouddhas n'ont pas été détruits, ils se sont écroulés de honte" (Fayard/ Paris, Brazil, Greece) illustrated photographies with Samira Makhmalbaf.

She gratuated from Journalism School (Paris, 1968). She received a Pegasus-Aleksandr-Khanjonkov Prize (Moskow, 1998) and Vera-Kholodnaya Award (Moskow, 2000). She is a FIPRESCI member, a UJC member, member of ACM's Commission (Aide aux Cinémas du Monde/ CNC-Institut français, Paris) and EFA member (European Film Academy, Berlin).

Irina Filus Poland - France

Irena Filus, music and film critic, began her journalistic career in Poland at the age of 16 with an article in the prestigious artistic magazine „Ty i ja“ (You and Me). She was mainly interested in cultural matters, collaborated with many well-known film magazines: „Kino“, „Ekran“, „Film“. She published the „Kinofan“ magazine, of which she was the editor-in-chief, and later held this office in „Twoja Muza“ (Your Muse). Since 2007, she has been running the cultural, bilingual magazine "Gazeta Paryska" (Gazette Parisienne) under the aegis of the "Cultural Europe" association in Paris.


Gisela Rueb Germany - France

After her studies in History of art, German language and literature she collaborated with some radio and television stations. Later she got a cultural programer of the Goethe Institut in Paris. She participated in quite a lot festival juries.

In 2015 she founded the festival KinoVisions at Marseille, a festival in German language.