The 150th anniversary of the birth of Marie Curie was celebrated in style in London last night (7 Nov) with a screening at Institut Français du Royaume-Uni of a new film about her by Marie Noelle who was in attendance to introduce the film and to take part in a Q&A with Kieron Corless of Sight and Sound magazine as part of French Film Festival UK .

Swipe Films are releasing the award-winning film, in cinemas from 24 November after premiere previews in the Festival.

The screening was followed by a party at the nearby Polish Hearth Club on Exhibition Road, hosted by the Polish Ambassador which included scientific demonstrations and a virtual reality trailer. Curie is a legendary scientist who discovered radioactivity (and polonium) and is still the only woman who has won two Nobel Prizes for Science. She had a turbulent love life and first woman ever buried in the Pantheon in Paris, at the memorial dedicated to the “great men” of France. 


The French Film Festival UK seeks personable and responsible volunteers for its exciting 26th edition.
We suit roles to match your skills in such areas as hospitality, logistics, guest liaison, and coordination.
If you are a team player then reply to:


French Film Festival 
2nd Floor Tower, 
c/o FNL TC2.3 
Edinburgh EH9 1PL
Richard Mowe, Festival director: 07710 762 149
Ilona Morison, co- director:07919 44 22 33


Thank you to everyone who made submissions for the 26th edition of the French Film Festival UK 2018.
Please note that our submissions call is now closed.
Keep us in mind for the 27th edition. Submissions for both shorts and features will open in March 2019 (deadline 31 July 2019).



This position is now filled.

Thank you to all who applied for this post.

Ilona and Richard

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