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Mar 16, 2023
AF FFF 2023 Film Highlight: Country Cabaret
The French Film Festival is now in full swing and French films are taking over Australian cinemas. However, many films remain to be discovered: Country Cabaret is one of them. This wild true story puts the countryside in the spotlight and is both touching and beautiful but also quite funny: imagine Priscilla, Queen of the desert, in the middle of the remote countryside.
Mar 10, 2023
AF FFF 2023: Spotlight on films based on novels
The 34th Alliance Française French Film festival is now open! This special edition features four films based on novels, allowing you to prolong the magic of the festival, or simply continue practicing your French! Read on to learn more.
Mar 8, 2023
AF FFF 2023 Film Highlight: Annie’s Fire
The 34th edition of the French Film Festival features a wide range of films; from comedies and thrillers to drama and romance. From among this selection is Annie’s Fire, directed by Blandine Lenoir and featuring recent César winner Laure Calamy. This heart-rending story is one of women and feminism, making the 8th of March seem like the perfect opportunity to focus on Lenoir’s rousing abortion drama and the struggles it depicts.
Mar 5, 2023
AF FFF 2023 Film Highlight: Notre Dame On Fire
The 34th edition of the French Film Festival features a wide range of films; from comedies and thrillers to drama and romance. From among this selection there is Notre Dame on Fire, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. This film retraces the incredible events of the 15th of April 2019, when the cathedral suffered the worst fire in its history, and how men and women put their lives at risk in an astonishing and heroic rescue. Almost four years later, how is the reconstruction process going?