A SEASON IN FRANCE / UNE SAISON EN FRANCE (N/C 15+)

Cannes Jury Prize winner Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (A Screaming Man, Grisgris) takes a dark yet compassionate look at illegal immigrants struggling in the lower depths of Paris. Far from a picture-postcard journey the film is something closer to a season in hell — especially for a grieving father whose fate depends on the mercy of the authorities. Yet as tough as it is, France is also warm and subtly heartbreaking, offering a moving vision of life for those stuck in legal and emotional limbo. The subject matter has a topical urgency. Haroun was born in Chad but has lived in France for over 30 years.

 

Cast Eriq Ebouaney, Sandrine Bonnaire, Aalayna Lys   

Director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun | 2018 | France | 100 mins | UK distributor New Wave Films

Haroun portrays the pride and pain of the refugee experience with compassion and a sharp edge. – The Guardian 

FILM SHOWING 

Shetland Mareel | Sunday 25th November 17:00 & Wednesday 28th November 20:00

Hereford Courtyard | Tuesday 27th November 20:00

Chichester Cinema at New Park | Thursday 29th November 17:15 & Friday 30th November 13:30

Nottingham Broadway | Saturday 8th December 15:00

Belfast Queen’s Theatre | December (Date and time in venue brochure and website)

 

TRAILER 

WE ARE RECRUITING

FOR ALL POSTS
Deadline: 22 August 2019 at 12:00
All posts are located in Edinburgh.
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PRODUCER

French Film Festival is seeking a Producer to develop & deliver all-embracing and diverse content for the 2019 edition of the festival.

PRESS AND PR OFFICER

French Film Festival is seeking a Press and PR officer to develop & deliver the media coverage of the 2019 edition of the festival.

MARKETING OFFICER

French Film Festival is seeking a Marketing officer to develop & deliver the profile of the 2019 edition of the festival.

LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR

Deadline: 22 August 2019 at 12:00 French Film Festival is seeking a Logistics co-ordinator to ensure on-time print delivery and circulation for the 2019 edition of the festival.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

French Film Festival is seeking a Technical assistant to provide online and on-screen content for the 2019 edition of the festival.

TWO TRAINEESHIPS

French Film Festival is seeking two trainees to work and learn within the structure of the 2019 edition of the festival.

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The French Film Festival UK seeks personable and responsible volunteers for its exciting 26th edition.
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