5 November to 9 December
Brochure available mid-October
For its 23rd edition, the French Film Festival will run all over the UK, in 14 cities including London, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness, Kirkcaldy, Hawick, Manchester, Newcastle, Hereford, Warwick and Belfast.
Throughout the years, it has become a prominent event showcasing the best of francophone cinema. Previous editions have combined classics and acclaimed new films of all genres offering audiences the best possible experience of French cinema culture in all its depth. Famous guests such as Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda and Festival honorary president Sylvain Chomet have previously showcased their work at the French Film Festival.
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A la prochaine!
Richard Mowe and Ilona Morison
A sneak peek at the 2014 French Film Festival UK
It was an exciting and varied four weeks of wonderful feature films, animation, shorts, and guests, spanning more than ten different locations in leading independent cinemas, among them London Barbican, London Ciné Lumière, Edinburgh Filmhouse and Edinburgh Dominion, Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse, Dundee DCA, Inverness Eden Court, Newcastle Tyneside Cinema and Glasgow Film Theatre.
The organisers are happy to acknowledge the support of Creative Scotland; Institut français (Scotland and UK); Alliance française; as well as Total E&P UK Limited; TV5, Glasgow City Council; and the Cultural services department of the Swiss Embassy.
Sponsorship partners included Air France; Citroën Edinburgh; Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – the Caledonian; Prestonfield House Hotel; Novotel Edinburgh Centre; Le Di-Vin Wine Bar; Bistro Beaumartin; La Garrigue; and Zucca Restaurant.
Learning associates included Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and Screen Academy Scotland (Edinburgh Napier University) and Edinburgh Colleges.
Media partners comprised The Skinny and Eye for Film.