Paul Kircher in The Animal Kingdom (directed by Thomas Cailley). Image courtesy of UniFrance.

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One of the hottest tickets among the autumn releases in France The Animal Kingdom / Le Règne animal receives an exclusive Scottish screening at Edinburgh Dominion on 10 December, 15:00. Book your tickets now!

Ace critic Jonathan Romney says:

“In the long-awaited follow-up to his debut Les Combattants, writer-director Thomas Cailley offers a visionary flight of imagination, with a dazzlingly poetic use of effects, and superb performances from Romain Duris (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) and Paul Kircher (Winter Boy).”

31st Edition Programme


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Official Trailer – 31st Edition of the French Film Festival UK

Watch the trailers for the closing features from FFF23


Belgium’s Oscar entry for Best International Feature, Omen premiered in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival and later at the Angoulême Festival of Francophone Cinema. After spending several years in Belgium, Koffi, a young Congolese man (Marc Zinga) returns to his birthplace of Kinshasa to confront the intricacies of his family and culture. The first narrative feature directed by Baloji, the Belgian-Congolese rapper, is screening at The Dominion Cinema, 7 December, 18:00, plus special intro by FFF Board Chair, Debora Kayembe.

The Animal Kingdom

In a world hit by a wave of mutations that are gradually transforming humans into animals, François (Romain Duris) does everything he can to save his wife, who is affected by the mysterious condition. One of the hottest tickets among the autumn releases in France, Thomas Cailley’s The Animal Kingdom receives an exclusive Scottish screening at The Dominion Cinema, 10 December, 15:00. 

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French Film Festival UK Learning Programme

Learning Programme

The French Film Festival UK Learning Programme is delighted to bring French-speaking cinema with English subtitles free of charge to schools this November and December!