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It's party time for the French Film Festival as it celebrates 20 years of the bringing the best of Gallic film to the UK in 2012.
Featuring films from France, Belgium and Canada, the festival will run from November 8 to December 2, opening with gala screenings of Astérix and Obélix In Britain. The festival will also host a career retrospective of Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman.
The festival will screen films across the country, with venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Bo'ness, Kirkcaldy, Bristol, Manchester and Warwick.
View Films by Strand:
- Cinema Heritage
- Discovery Horizons
- Panorama Horizons
- Québec Cinema Showcase
View previous years coverage of the French Film Festival festival:
French Latest Reviews
Comedy about a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist.
The old age of the artist, exploring his relationship with a model and his son.
The story of Michelin starred chef Michel and his son Sébastien, as father prepares to hand over the running of the restaurant to his son after a 15-year apprenticeship.
In a town of depressives, one family has found a suicidal niche.
The heroes from Gaul head to Britain to repel the Romans
A pair of old friends embark on adventure in a camper van.
A teacher and aspiring writer in Nineties Montreal tells his girlfriend he wants to live as a woman.
The unlikely friendship between a gruff bear and an orphaned mouse worries authorities who believe the species shouldn't mix.
A couple's relationship becomes strained under pressure from one of their adoptive parents.
French remake of Peggy Sue Got Married.
French Film Festival Features
French Film Festival News
French Film Festival Galleries
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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