Sexual violence in cinema: Judith Godrèche will speak at the Césars and will be heard in the Senate at the end of February

Sexual violence in cinema: Judith Godrèche will speak at the Césars and will be heard in the Senate at the end of February

Judith Godrèche s'exprimera lors de la 49e cérémonie des César. France Inter – France Inter

Judith Godrèche, qui a porté plainte contre les réalisateurs Benoît Jacquot et Jacques Doillon, devrait prendre la parole lors de la cérémonie des César ce vendredi 23 février, et sera également auditionnée au Sénat le 29 février prochain.

Controversies are multiplying in the world of cinema. In recent weeks, Judith Godrèche's accusations, which implicate the two directors Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon, have caused a large number of players in the sector to react. This Friday, the 49th César ceremony will take place, for the occasion, the actress will speak live on sexual and gender-based violence, announces Le Parisien. Judith Godrèche will also be interviewed by the Senate women's rights delegation, according to information from BFMTV.

A special 49th ceremony

The famous César du cinéma ceremony, organized by the Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques, which rewards films released in France last year, will be held at the Olympia from Paris, this Friday. This will be followed live and unencrypted on Canal +.

The actress will obviously speak on the problem of sexual and sexist violence in cinema. This follows the news, and his complaints of "rape of a minor" against the two directors.

But this moment, which is one of the most anticipated in French cinema, will take place this year in rather special circumstances. For several months now, French cinema has been shaken by multiple controversies, namely the "Additional investigation" on Gérard Depardieu, which sparked numerous reactions  protagonists of the cultural world, or the Gérard Miller affair.

Situations that must be punished

But the 51-year-old actress, who is at the heart of the news, should also be heard by  the delegation for women's rights of the Senate next Thursday, February 29, at 9 a.m., announces the news channel BFMTV.

This is a hearing in the context of the complaints filed against Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon. & quot;Hearing her testimony is important, because the members of the delegation are working to ensure that the situations of violence against minors that she describes no longer happen and are punished", underlined Dominique Vérien, president of the delegation, on the channel Public Senate.

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