1989 • 15th edition

From 1st to 10th Sep­tem­ber 1989.
The fes­ti­val­go­ers put all the pas­sion in their cin­e­ma-lov­ing hearts by wel­com­ing stars receiv­ing trib­ute: Lau­ren Bacall and Kim Novak, along­side Ben Gaz­zara, Robert Mitchum, and George Roy Hill. They gave a tri­umphant recep­tion to Rob Rein­er’s When Har­ry Met Sal­ly. The Audi­ence Prize was award­ed for the first time, going to Paul Bog­a­rt’s Torch Song Tril­o­gy. The insti­tu­tion receiv­ing trib­ute this year was UCLA Film and Tele­vi­sion Archive (Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia in Los Ange­les). On the ini­tia­tive of Unifrance, a Fran­co-Amer­i­can sym­po­sium was orga­nized on the theme of «What type of Euro­pean Cin­e­ma works in the Unit­ed States?».

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