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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
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.
A recovering alcoholic who refuses to leave his flat embarks on a whirlwind imagined romance with a woman he meets by chance.
French Film Festival Features
French Film Festival News
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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