Deauville American Film Festival

The Deauville American Film Festival is a yearly film festival devoted to American cinema, taking place since 1975 in Deauville, France.

It was established by Lionel Chouchan and André Halimi. Although not competitive at its origin, the festival began to award prizes in 1995, for feature films, and 1998 for short films.

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