A plunge into one of the most prestigious film schools, La Fémis in Paris, as acclaimed filmmaker Claire Simon observes the rigorous and demanding application process for the students vying for a highly coveted place. The selection committees are made up of established filmmakers and members of the industry and Simon offers a behind the scenes look at the discussions and debates to decide who will follow in the footsteps of former students François Ozon, Céline Sciamma, Kirsten Johnson and many others. A captivating film with extraordinary access to the birthplace of film in France.

The Graduation is out in cinemas from today.