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Claire Leona Apps

Claire Leona Apps

DIRECTOR, SCREENWRITER

SECOND YEAR – LOS ANGELES

Raised in Asia and educated at the London Film School, British-Canadian writer-director Claire Leona Apps's debut feature AND THEN I WAS FRENCH, released in 2018, is a psychological thriller compared by critics to Andrea Arnold and David Lynch. Apps is known for her cross-cultural perspective and for using dark comedy to challenge ideas about society as we know it. Her work has been featured on the BBC and at international film festivals.