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Now in its 24th year, the festival has expanded to include 36 locations up and down the UK. Among the guests scheduled to attend are Bouli Lanners for his Gothic thriller The First The Last and Emma Luchini for her second feature My Men and her award winning short La femme de Rio. Plus Nicolas Pagnol, grandson of Marcel Pagnol, presents the restored version of his grandfather’s Marseille Trilogy.
View Films by Strand:
- Discover Horizons
- Learning: L'Ecole Du Cinema
- Pagnol Classics
- Panorama Horizons
- Short Cuts
- Tribute to Jean-Pierre Mocky
View previous years coverage of the French Film Festival festival:
French Latest Reviews
Comedy about a single mum trying to strike a balance in her life.
The life of a castaway on a desert island.
Period comedy, set in 1910, about the investigation into disappearances from beaches in France.
Drama about the friendship between Cézanne and Émile Zola.
Twenty-year story of the loves of a passionate, free-spirited woman.
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Two ordinary Frenchman help the crew of an RAF bomber shot down over Paris during the German occupation
A stupid man becomes embroiled in an unlikely love triangle.
A young Russian aristocrat embarks on an adventure to find her lost grandad.
An enigmatic woman acts as a catalyst in the lives of a father and his sons.
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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