French Film Festival

The Alliance Française French Film Festival has a packed program, kicking off in Sydney on 1st March

February 14, 2022

The 33rd Alliance Française French Film Festival kicks off on the 1st March, running through until 6th April. 42 films will be shown, including several Australian premieres, and many world premieres. This years program features four directors who are making their feature film debut. In a time when our enjoyment of the arts has been […]

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Alliance Française French Film Festival Review: The Sisters Brothers (USA/France, 2018) is at once frustrating and fascinating

March 2, 2019

With a title like The Sisters Brothers, one would be forgiven for assuming that Jacques Audiard‘s off-centred western would be something of a comedy.  Whilst there’s moments of black humour peppered throughout Audiard’s English-language debut – which makes its inclusion in this year’s Alliance Francaise French Film Festival all the more curious – this is […]

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Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Review: The Workshop (L’Atelier) isolation becomes xenophobia

March 3, 2018

Laurent Cantet’s The Workshop is the product of creative introspection, a film that reflects on the subtexts of creating a contentious political thriller, while forwarding a narrative that takes its own advice. It’s a tense and insightful film from the Palme d’Or winner that snowballs radical tensions, while offering audiences a window to Cantet’s writing […]

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George Miller & David Stratton to appear in conversation at Chauvel Cinema as part of the French Film Festival

March 3, 2016

Palace Cinemas will be hosting Academy Award-winning director George Miller and David Stratton in conversation on Wednesday 9 March at the Chauvel Cinema from 6:15pm as part of the French Film Festival. Just coming back from the Oscars, Miller is also president for this year’s Cannes International Film Festival and joining him will be film critic David Stratton. […]

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