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The French Film Festival notches up its 22nd edition in 2014, expanding to new cities, including Newcastle's Tyneside Cinema and running from November 7 to December 7.
Among the highlights of this year's festival are a tribute to Alain Resnais, with his first and last features - Hiroshima Mon Amour and Life Of Riley - both showing. The Barbican in London will host a CineConcert event of Studies On Paris and there will also be a commemoration of the First World War Centenary, with films showing including Wooden Crosses and Life And Nothing But. A selection of short films will also screen.
In addition to Newcastle, the Festival's key venues are: Glasgow Film Theatre, Edinburgh Filmhouse, London CinéLumière, Warwick Arts Centre, Dundee DCA, Inverness Eden Court, Kirkcaldy Adam Smith, Aberdeen Belmont and York City Screen Picturehouse.
View Films by Strand:
- Alain Resnais Tribute
- Discovery Horizons
- First World War Centenary
- Panorama Horizons
- Paris City Of Cinema
View previous years coverage of the French Film Festival festival:
French Latest Reviews
Nice, 1976, Following the failure of her marriage, Agnès Le Roux returns from Africa to her mother Renée, owner of the Casino Le Palais de la Méditerranée and falls in love with Renée's confidant, Maurice Agnelet.
Between his friends and the family business, Arnaud’s summer looks set to be a peaceful one. Peaceful until he runs into Madeleine, as beautiful as she is brusque.
After a herdsman accidentally kills someone, he finds himself a victim of Sharia law fundamentalists.
A group of close friends discover that one of them only has a few months to live.
A woman alone on her birthday heads for adventure in Marseille.
The adventures of a boy, his grand-dad and a runaway dog in the French Alps during the German occupation
A young wolf and his best friend, a rabbit, go in search of his heritage in a country of carnivorous hunters
A loner teacher finds his life changed by an encounter with a single mum.
Life, cracked ceilings, friendship and despondency in a Parisian apartment block
The lady judge is guilty of sexual discrepancy but what has the most hated criminal in France got to do with it?
French Film Festival Features
French Film Festival News
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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