150 Milligrams will screen at the festival 150 Milligrams will screen at the festival

The French Film Festival celebrates its silver anniversary this year, touring locations up and down the UK. Guests attending this year's festival include young French talent Felix Kyskil, who features in two films at this year's event - Redoutable and Lover For A Day.

This year's Classics section includes tributes to Jeanne Moreau and Claude Berri.

View Films by Strand:

View previous years coverage of the French Film Festival festival:

Box office and information

French Latest Reviews

I Got Life!
I Got Life!
A woman embraces a new phase in her life.
Félicité
Félicité
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess: Four Enchanting Tales
Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess: Four Enchanting Tales
Four animated tales give a twist to tradition.
Barbara
Barbara
Filmmaking and real life start to blur for a director making a biopic about female singer Barbara.
Redoubtable
Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
Ismael's Ghosts
Ismael's Ghosts
A filmmaker's life becomes complicated by the return of a former lover.
Indochine
Indochine
A plantation owner in Indochina finds herself in a love rivalry with her adopted daughter as France's colonial strength wanes.
150 Milligrams
150 Milligrams
A lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
The Fire Within
The Fire Within
A suicidal man struggling to avoid sliding back into alcoholism visits former friends and lovers to say goodbye.
The Lovers
The Lovers
Controversial drama about a married mum who walks out on her husband.
A-Z of French Film Festival 2017 reviews >>>

French Film Festival Features

Jeanne’s love affair with Barbara
César best actress Balibar on becoming a musical legend in Barbara
Moreau - the feminist femme fatale
We look back at the life of France's screen legend.
Long and short of Ismael's Ghosts
Desplechin on choices, Cotillard, Amalric and Gainsbourg.

French Film Festival News

French Film Festival announces line-up
Festival includes tributes to Claude Berri and Jeanne Moreau.
News

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Fantasia International Film Festival
The 22nd edition of the celebrated Montreal genre festival

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Eastern Europe's premiere film festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival
The world's oldest continually running film festival

Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival

Tribeca Film Festival
Young festival celebrating new voices in New York

In the Archive


Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.