Adolescents / Adolescentes (N/C 12+)

Emma and Anaïs are best friends and yet everything in their life seems to set them apart – both their social backgrounds and their personalities.


Director Sébastien Lifshitz I 2019 I France I 135 mins I Int sales The Party Film Sales / Print IFciném

Aïlo’s Journey / Aïlo: Une odyssée en Laponie (N/C 12A+)

Follow the adventures of young reindeer Aïlo in his first year, as he learns to survive in the frozen taiga landscape of Lapland.


Director Guillaume Maidatchevsky I 2019 I France/Finland I 86 mins I French with English subtitles

Aznavour by Charles / Aznavour le regard de Charles (N/C 12A+)

Aside from the thousands of songs that made this French-Armenian polymath a star, Aznavour’s life beyond music was even more extraordinary.


Director Marc di Domenico I 2020 I France I 85 mins I Int sales Pulsar Content



Cinema Closures

Edinburgh Filmhouse, Glasgow Film Theatre and Stirling Macrobert Arts Centre are temporarily closed due to restrictions on cinemas in areas where the Covid Protection Level (Tier) 3 applies. These cinemas anticipate being closed until at least 13 November, though it’s quite likely to be for longer. Any tickets already purchased for French Film Festival titles due to have been screened between 2 – 13 November will be refunded.
Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse will close from Friday after the Festival screenings of Love Affairs at 13.00 and 19.00.

Also affected is Dundee Contemporary Arts Cinema whose patrons should contact the cinema box office for ticketing details and more information on rescheduling.

Some Festival venues in Scotland are able to remain open. They comprise: Dumfries Robert Burns Film Centre, Inverness Eden Court, Oban Phoenix Cinema,  and their programmes remain in place.

Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse and St Andrews Byre Theatre have also closed until further notice. 

All cinemas in England are closed from Thursday (5 November) until at least 2 December.

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