Rock This Town is a collective festival organized by Le Méliès cinema
in collaboration with a number of loyal partners of Pau
and their agglomeration

The Festivals Team Members

Executive Officer of the Festival
Xavier Le Falher

Logistic Coordination
Anaïs Bucciarelli

Director of Le Méliès
Philippe Coquillaud

Guests Organization 
Vicentia Aholoukpé

Young Audience Facilitator
Xavier Le Falher

Public Relations
Valérie Toulet, Philippe Coquillaud, Xavier Le Falher

Imagery 2021
Jampur Fraize

Website & Graphic relation
Svelt Studio

Technical Control
Collectif Hart Brut, Cumamovi

Screening
Pierre André, Philippe Mariblanca, Johan Calas

Box Office
Valerie Toulet

Accounting
Nadège Desmarty

Translation and subtitles
Ines Dalot, Coralie Ducamp, Kloé Henry, Eden Roux, Lisa Berdet, Hippolyte Rainteau, Genova Cantos Piqueras,
Françoise Buisson, Fanny Briatte, Oubrik Brahim

Website translation
Sara Marc

Our partners

Cinéma Le Méliès

The organizer of the Rock this Town festival is the Méliès a cultural place that has been rooted in Pau for close to 30 years. This cinema is classified as an Art et Essai (art house) and was awarded the Heritage and Director/ Research and Discovery/ Young audience labels. Located close to downtown Pau, the Méliès offers national outings, retrospectives, film concerts and screenings for young audiences. Managed by the Ciné Ma Passionassociation, together they participate in other large events they are equally joined with many other Pau organizations. Nine employees make up the Méliès team.

By upholding a rich program open to all, the Méliès is a place of exchange and meeting where fictions, documentaries, animated films, avant garde films, and short films are presented through-out the year and sometimes accompanied by the director or film crew, debates, catering, and various activities (concerts, quizzes, live shows and live readings)

Every year the Méliès offers around 300 movies and around over 3,500 showings and welcomes between 105,000 to 120,000 audience members. Among the audience members around a thousand are members of the Ciné Ma Passionassociation.

Among the hundreds of guests at the Méliès are: Jean Dujardin, Claudia Cardinale, Wang Bing, Frederick Wiseman, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Denis Lavant, Sébastien Betbeder, Vincent Lacoste, Bernadette Laffont, Dominique Cabrera, Blanca Li, Solveig Anspach, Antoine Barraud, Jean-Luc Godard, FJ Ossang, Jérôme de Missolz, David Oelhoffen, Pascale Barraud, Jean-Luc Godard, FJ Ossang, Jérôme de Missolz, David Oelhoffen, Pascale Ferran, Katell Quillévéré, Antonin Peretjatko, Vimala Pons, Olivier Martineau, Bouli Lanners,…

The Méliès has two rooms (306 and 100 seats) and a café-reception-exhibit area. They are open seven days out of the week all year round. It has a website, FaceBook page, and flyers that are places around the city which talks about monthly programs.

The Méliès cinema of Pau is a member of the following networks:

Objectif Ciné 64 (Department), The Association of Local Cinéma in Aquitaine (ACPA/ Region), The Association of Independent Cinéma for its Diffusion (ACID/France), The Association for the Regional Developpement of Cinéma (ADRC/ France), The French Association of Arthouse Cinéma (AFCAE/ France), National Group of Cinéma Research (GNCR/ France), and the Europa Cinéma Network (Europe).

The Méliès cinema of Pau receives institutional financial support from :

The city of Pau, the Pau Béarn Pyrénées Agglomeration Community, the Caisse d’Action Sociale des Electriciens et Gaziers, the Departmental Council of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Nouvelle Aquitaine Region, the National Cinema Center, Europa Cinemas.

Barraud, Jean-Luc Godard, FJ Ossang, Jérôme de Missolz, David Oelhoffen, Pascale Ferran, Katell Quillévéré, Antonin Peretjatko, Vimala Pons, Olivier Martineau, Bouli Lanners,…

Le Méliès cinema of Pau is a member of the following networks:

Objectif Ciné 64 (Department), The Association of Local Cinéma in Aquitaine (ACPA/ Region), The Association of Independent Cinéma for its Diffusion (ACID/France), The Association for the Regional Developpement of Cinéma (ADRC/ France), The French Association of Arthouse Cinéma (AFCAE/ France), National Group of Cinéma Research (GNCR/ France), and the Europa Cinéma Network (Europe).

Le Méliès cinema of Pau receives instituitonal financial support from :

The city of Pau, the Pau Béarn Pyrénées Agglomeration Community, the Caisse d’Action Sociale des Electriciens et Gaziers, the Departmental Council of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Nouvelle Aquitaine Region, the National Cinema Center, Europa Cinemas.

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