Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT GALA

THE FINISHERS
SYDNEY PREMIÈRE OF THE FINISHERS

Join us in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Alliance Française French Film Festival at our exclusive Gala Launch. Walk the red carpet and enjoy an unforgettable night of oh so French entertainment! Whether you are a lover of classic sparkling, a refreshing Ecusson cider or would prefer to enjoy the unique cocktail crafted by Lillet in honour of our 25th birthday, we have something to suit your taste. Indulge your culinary senses with our mouth-watering canapés, exquisite French cheese provided by Ocello, delicious crepes from Bitton and sweet cannelés courtesy of Folie Douce. Then continue the night with the Australian Première of The Finishers. A fabulous evening awaits!

Tuesday 4 March
6pm Cocktail, National Art School
8pm Screening, Palace Verona

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club Members $60 / Non-Members $80

Includes cocktail with canapés, drinks and live entertainment and Première screening.

Louise Bourgoin will attend the Festival’s Opening Night 

 

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING

JAPPELOUP
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS JAPPELOUP

Experience the inspirational true story behind one of France’s greatest equestrian sporting victories. Toast the opening of the Festival with a glass of sparkling to a seductive strains of jazz, before viewing this stirring tale of an ordinary man and his small, stubborn colt who dared to reach for gold, and in doing so, become Olympic champions.

Tuesday 4 March, Palace Norton St
6.30pm Sparkling on arrival  
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club Members $27 / Non-Members $33

BUY

Includes one glass of sparkling, live entertainment and film screening.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

POPULAIRE
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS POPULAIRE

Who said that competitive typing wasn’t a sport? Support Rose, a determined, young secretary, in her race to conquer the World Speed Typing Championship. Enjoy this sweet love letter from the 50s with a glass of wine and some tender-hearted canelés provided by Folie Douce. Move to the 50s inspired beats and allow the dormant sport fan within to succumb to the charms of this endearing retro-style comedy.

Thursday 6 March, Palace Norton St
6.30pm Wine on arrival  
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club Members $25 / Non-Members $29

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of France and film screening.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

TOUR DE FORCE
FRENCH TRAVEL CONNECTION AND RAIL EUROPE PRESENT TOUR DE FORCE

Grand depart! From the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix to the high altitude of the Pyrenees and the sole time trial at Périgueux, nab the yellow jersey and embark on Clovis Cornillac’s very own Tour de France. Allow French Travel Connection and Rail Europe to transport you to majestic landscapes with heart-stopping action, humour and thrills aplenty! Be the special guest of a private exhibition of jerseys, bikes and vintage photos of the Tour provided by Le Coq Sportif

Tuesday 11 March, Chauvel Cinema
6.30pm Wine on arrival
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club Members $23 / Non-Members $27

BUY

Includes one glass of wine and film screening.

 

SPECIAL SCREENING OF TAKING OFF

TAKING OFF
A poignant and elegantly crafted family drama, based upon the real-life experience of director Nicolas Mercier, who witnessed his younger brother reconnect with his ailing father.

Venture behind the scenes with a special screening including a Q&A with Nicolas Mercier

Wednesday 12 March, Chauvel Cinema
6.15pm screening followed by Q&A with Nicolas Mercier
BUY

 

SPECIAL EVENT

FOLIES BERGÈRE
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS FOLIES BERGÈRE

It’s never too late to change your everyday routine! Experiencing a mid-life crisis, Brigitte (Isabelle Huppert) flees her life as a cattle-breeder in beautiful regional France and heads to the stunning City of Lights! Experience the pleasures of the French countryside with a glass of wine and a cheese tasting provided by La Planchette, as you enjoy this charming fable that will captivate lovers of romance.

Wednesday 12 March, Palace Norton St
6.30pm Wine on arrival
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club Members $25 / Non-Members $29

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of France and film screening.



SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS
Discover the films of the talents of tomorrow! In collaboration with Paris-based national French film school La Fémis.

Thursday 13 March, Palace Verona
7pm Screening

BUY

 

SPECIAL EVENT

JACQUES BREL, THE HOME STRETCH
TAHITI TRAVEL CONNECTION PRESENTS JACQUES BREL, THE HOME STRETCH

‘La Orana’ and welcome aboard a fantastic journey that will take you to stunning landscapes heightened by the songs of Jacques Brel. Destination French Polynesia! Enjoy special entertainment with Vahinés dancers, a ukulele musician and a glass of wine. Fly away with Tahiti Travel Connection and dive into a unique holiday for a once only evening!

Tuesday 18 March, Palace Verona
6.30pm Wine on arrival
7pm Screening with a special introduction by Angie Kelly, Editor, Sunday, Sun Herald Travel

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club members $18 / non-members $24

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, live entertainment with Tahitian dancers and musicians and film screening.

 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS OF GOING AWAY 

GOING AWAY
Directed with a sympathetic eye by Nicole Garcia, it is a dark romance, a fascinating character study and a gripping tale of the rough road to redemption.

Our special guest, Pierre Rochefort, will be presenting his film at a few special screenings:

Friday 21 March, Palace Verona
8.45pm screening preceded by Introduction by Pierre Rochefort
BUY

Saturday 22 March, Palace Norton Street
6pm screening followed by Q&A with Pierre Rochefort
BUY

 

CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC

MON ONCLE

MON ONCLE

Lose yourself amidst the adventures of the eccentric Monsieur Hulot! Enjoy a delightful and tender satire of mechanized living, rich with laughter and wry observation. Join us in celebrating the 2014 Festival with a glass of sparkling and a breath-taking jazz band live performance, as we step-back-in-time to the ‘modernity’ of the 60s. 

Sunday 23 March, Palace Norton St and Palace Verona
6.30pm Sparkling on arrival  and live jazz
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Sydney and Palace Movie Club members $27 / non-members $33

BUY (Palace Norton St)

BUY (Palace Verona)

Includes one glass of sparkling, live entertainment and film screening.

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT FILM & PARTY

THE FINISHERS
MELBOURNE PREMIÈRE OF THE FINISHERS

Wednesday 5 March, Palace Cinema Como
6.30pm Reception
7pm Première screening
Followed by Opening Night Gala

Louise Bourgoin will attend the Festival’s Opening Night 

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club Members $60 / Non-Members $65



SPECIAL SCREENING OF GOING AWAY
GOING AWAY
Directed with a sympathetic eye by Nicole Garcia, it is a dark romance, a fascinating character study and a gripping tale of the rough road to redemption. 

Our special guests, Louise Bourgoin will be presenting her film at one special screening:

MELBOURNE – PALACE CINEMA COMO
Friday 7 March 6.30pm screening followed by
Q&A with Louise Bourgoin
BUY

SPECIAL EVENT

JAPPELOUP
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE PRESENTS JAPPELOUP

An inspirational true story of one of France's greatest equestrian exploits.

Tuesday 11 March, Palace Brighton Bay
6.30pm Canapés and a glass of wine
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club Members $24 / Non-Members $29

BUY

 

SPECIAL EVENT

POPULAIRE
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS POPULAIRE

Reminiscent of the classic rom-coms of the 1950s, this is a delightfully entertaining perspective on the brooding male bosses and pretty, plucky secretaries of the era.

Tuesday 11 March, Palace Westgarth
6.30pm Canapés and a glass of sparkling
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club Members $24 / Non-Members $29

BUY

Dress up in an elegant 1950s outfit and you could win a prize!

 

SPECIAL EVENT

TOUR DE FORCE
FRENCH TRAVEL CONNECTION AND RAIL EUROPE PRESENTS TOUR DE FORCE

Enjoy the spectacular French scenery around the Tour de France route in this crowd-pleasing comedy.

Wednesday 12 March, Kino Cinemas
6.30pm French cheese & a glass of wine
7pm Screening with a special introduction by Anthony Dennis, National Travel Editor for Fairfax Media

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club Members $24 / Non-Members $29

BUY

 

SPECIAL EVENT

FOLIES BERGÈRE
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE & CACAO FINE CHOCOLATES PRESENT FOLIES BERGÈRE

A romantic comedy set in the stunning City of Lights and beautiful regional French countryside starring French-cinema icons: Isabelle Huppert and Jean-Pierre Darroussin.

Thursday 13 March, Palace Balwyn Cinema
6.30pm Cacao Chocolates and a glass of sparkling
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club Members $24 / Non-Members $29

BUY

 

SPECIAL SCREENING OF THE 400 BLOWS

THE 400 BLOWS
Nominated for an Academy Award for its writing, and featuring an unforgettable performance by Jean- Pierre Léaud as Antoine, this remains Truffaut’s most commercially successful film and an example of the French New Wave at its best.

Book your tickets for the special screening including a Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor, Lecturer in French Studies at The University of Melbourne

BRIGHTON BAY PALACE CINEMA
Monday 17 March at 6.30pm screening followed by
Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor
BUY

 

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS
Discover the films of the talents of tomorrow! In collaboration with Paris-based national French film school La Fémis.

Monday 17 March, Palace WestGarth
6.30pm, Screening

BUY

 

CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC

MON ONCLE

MON ONCLE

Celebrate classic cinema and enjoy one of the fabulous films of an enduring icons of French cinema, director Jacques Tati,

Sunday 23 March, Palace Cinema Como
8pm Drinks and canapés
8.45pm Screening

BUY

Tickets: Alliance Française de Melbourne and Palace Movie Club members $30 / non-members $35

Special Screening of The 400 Blows

Nominated for an Academy Award for its writing, and featuring an unforgettable performance by Jean- Pierre Léaud as Antoine, this remains Truffaut’s most commercially successful film and an example of the French New Wave at its best.

Book your tickets for the special screening including a Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor, Lecturer in French Studies at The University of Melbourne

BUYBRIGHTON BAY PALACE CINEMA
Monday 17 March at 6.30pm screening followed by
Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor
Special Screening of The 400 Blows

Nominated for an Academy Award for its writing, and featuring an unforgettable performance by Jean- Pierre Léaud as Antoine, this remains Truffaut’s most commercially successful film and an example of the French New Wave at its best.

Book your tickets for the special screening including a Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor, Lecturer in French Studies at The University of Melbourne

BUYBRIGHTON BAY PALACE CINEMA
Monday 17 March at 6.30pm screening followed by
Q&A with Dr Andrew McGregor

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT
THE FINISHERS
CANBERRA PREMIÈRE OF THE FINISHERS

Thursday 6 March, Palace Electric Cinema
6.30pm Drinks on arrival
7pm Screening
8.45pm Cocktail

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema Members $50 / Non-Members $55
BUY

Join us for drinks & canapés at our Opening Night Première and enjoy an amazing performance of Los Chavos.


SPECIAL EVENT AFTERNOON TEA

TOUR DE FORCE
FRENCH TRAVEL CONNECTION AND RAIL EUROPE PRESENT TOUR DE FORCE
Enjoy the spectacular French scenery around the Tour de France route in this crowd-pleasing comedy.

Saturday 15 March, Palace Electric Cinema
1.45pm Reception
2.30 pm Screening with a special introduction by Christine Salins, renowned travel writer

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema Members $25 / Non-Members $28
BUY

Includes one glass of wine, film screening and themed event with a special gig of The Night Cafe.


SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS
Discover the films of the talents of tomorrow! In collaboration with Paris-based national French film school La Fémis.

Monday 17 March Palace Electric Cinema
6.45pm Screening
BUY


SPECIAL EVENT AFTERNOON TEA
WRESTLING QUEENS
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS WRESTLING QUEENS
Enjoy the fluffiest of French light comedies!

Saturday 22 March, Palace Electric Cinema
1.45 Reception and best wrestling costume contest
2.30pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema Members $25 / Non-Members $28
BUY

Includes refreshments, cheese, live entertainment by The Night Cafe and film screening. 


CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC
MON ONCLE
MON ONCLE
Celebrate classic cinema and enjoy one of the fabulous films of an enduring icon of French cinema, director Jacques Tati.

Tuesday 25 March, Palace Electric Cinema
6.30pm Reception
7.15pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Canberra and Palace Cinema Members $27 / Non-Members $33
BUY

Includes drinks, cheese, live entertainment and film screening.

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT GALA

THE FINISHERS
BRISBANE PREMIÈRE OF THE FINISHERS

The screening will be followed by an after party in a classy black and silver atmosphere with a real show by Evoke dance & theatre company and a DJ set. Enjoy savoury canapés and sweets from Mr macaron and taste our special anniversary Lillet cocktail.
Don’t miss your chance to bring back a lovely souvenir of the night by taking a photo with fun French props at the Opening night photobooth.

Thursday 6 March, Palace Centro Cinema
6.30pm Drink on arrival
7pm Screening
Followed by Opening Night Gala

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $55 / non-members $60

BUY

Includes Première screening, cocktail with canapés, drinks and live entertainment.

 

Louise Bourgoin will attend the Festival’s Opening Night.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

TOUR DE FORCE
FRENCH TRAVEL CONNECTION AND RAIL EUROPE PRESENT TOUR DE FORCE

Get sporty!
Enjoy a glass of wine with a taste of French cuisine brought to you by Mondoports International in a cycling themed setting. Discover the beauty of French regions thanks to Assidu French body, home and ambiance products.

Tuesday 11 March, Palace Barracks Cinema
6.30pm Reception
6.45pm Screening with a special introduction by Ann Rickard, APN Travel Editor and renowned author of travel books.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of French cuisine in a themed atmosphere and film screening.

 

SPECIAL SCREENING OF LA MONIQUE, A CALEDONIAN WOUND 

LA MONIQUE, A CALEDONIAN WOUND
On the night of July 3rd, 1953, the ship La Monique vanished between the New Caledonia islands of Maré and Grande Terre. Vincent Pérazio's fascinating documentary explores the maritime mystery and the enduring hold it still has over a complex colonial society.

Book your tickets for the special screening including a Q&A with Khadidja Benouataf, organiser of the Pacific International Documentary Film Festival (FIFO)

Wednesday 12 March, Palace Barracks Cinema
6.45pm screening followed by Q&A with Khadidja Benouataf
BUY


SPECIAL EVENT

JAPPELOUP
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS JAPPELOUP

Dress up, it’s time for the races!
Enjoy a glass of wine with a taste of French cuisine brought to you by Sofitel Central Brisbane. Immerse yourself in the distinguished world of horse racing and discover fashion from France thanks to French Rendez-Vous.

Thursday 13 March, Palace Centro Cinema
6.30pm Reception
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of French cuisine in a themed atmosphere, and film screening.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

BILLY AND BUDDY
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS BILLY AND BUDDY

Enjoy galettes St Michel biscuits and a refreshment brought to you by Mondoports International whilst children will be learning how to draw Billy and Buddy and entertained by professional cartoon drawer Arthur!

Saturday 15 March, Palace Barracks Cinema
2pm Reception
2.45pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members: Children $15, Adult $20, Family $65 / Non-members: Children $17, Adult $24, Family $80

BUY

Includes refreshments and entertainment, and film screening.

 

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS
Discover the films of the talents of tomorrow! In collaboration with Paris-based national French film school La Fémis.

Tuesday 18 March, Palace Barracks Cinema
6.45pm Screening

BUY

 

SPECIAL EVENT

POPULAIRE
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS POPULAIRE

Oui oui ! Immerse yourself in all things French with a special soirée organised by Alliance Française de Brisbane. Enjoy a glass of wine and a delicious taste of French cuisine brought to you by C’est Bon Restaurant.

Thursday 20 March, Palace Barracks Cinema
6.30pm Reception
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28

BUY

Includes one glass of wine and a taste of French cuisine in a themed atmosphere, and film screening.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

THE 400 BLOWS
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE PRESENTS THE 400 BLOWS

Pay tribute to Francois Truffaut’s films with a glass of wine and a taste of French cuisine brought to you by Mr macaron in a classic ambiance thanks to Unique France.

Sunday 23 March, Palace Centro Cinema
6.30pm Reception
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of French cuisine in a themed atmosphere, and film screening.

 

CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC

MON ONCLE

MON ONCLE

Celebrate classic cinema and enjoy one of the fabulous films of an enduring icon of French cinema, director Jacques Tati.

Tuesday 25 March, Palace Barracks Cinema
6.30pm Reception
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane and Palace Movie Club members $27 / non-members $33

BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of French cuisine brought to you by Mondoports International and a themed entertainment.
Dr Margaret McVeigh, Lecturer, Film and Screen Media Production, Griffith Film School, Griffith will be introducing the film.

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING AND PARTY

THE FINISHERS

PERTH PREMIERE OF THE FINISHERS

Tuesday 18 March
7pm Screening, Cinema Paradiso

The screening will be followed by an Opening Night Party at The Bakery with live music by Lezamis and catering & beverages provided by our generous sponsors Jean Pierre Sancho Bakery, Cake Box, Marie-Antoinette and Kronenbourg 1664.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth Membership and Luna Palace Privilege Card $50 / Non-Members $55

BUY

Includes: Drinks, a taste of French cuisine, live music and Première screening.

Pierre Rochefort will be guest-of-honour at the Festival’s Opening Night

 

SPECIAL SCREENING OF GOING AWAY 

GOING AWAY
Directed with a sympathetic eye by Nicole Garcia, it is a dark romance, a fascinating character study and a gripping tale of the rough road to redemption.

Our special guests, Pierre Rochefort, will be presenting his films at one special screening:

Wednesday 19 March, Cinema Paradiso
6.30pm screening followed by Q&A with Pierre Rochefort
BUY


SPECIAL EVENT

TOUR DE FORCE
FRENCH TRAVEL CONNECTION AND RAIL EUROPE PRESENT TOUR DE FORCE

Enjoy the spectacular French scenery around the Tour de France route in this crowd-pleasing comedy.

Sunday 23 March, Windsor Cinema
3.30pm Welcome to the Finish line! Drinks and delicacies
4pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth Membership and Luna Palace Privilege Card $24 / Non-Members $33

BUY

Includes drinks, pâtisseries by Cake Box, entertainment and film screening.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

IT BOY
ZUBIAS THREADING PRESENTS LADIES NIGHT IT BOY

Be pampered by the lash & brow experts and experience a threading and make-up with beauty therapists.

Friday 28 March, Cinema Paradiso
6pm Sparkling wine on arrival, delicacies and pampering
6.45pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth Membership and Luna Palace Privilege Card $24 / Non-Members $33

BUY

Includes sparkling wine, pâtisseries by Cake Box, free pampering by Zubias Threading and film screening.

 

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS
Discover the films of the talents of tomorrow! In collaboration with Paris-based national French film school La Fémis.

Monday 31 March, Cinema Paradiso
6.30pm Screening

BUY

 

CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC

MON ONCLE

MON ONCLE

Celebrate classic cinema and enjoy one of the fabulous films of an enduring icon of French cinema, director Jacques Tati.

Sunday 6 April, Cinema Paradiso
6.30pm Drinks, delicacies and live entertainment
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Perth Membership and Luna Palace Privilege Card $27 / Non-Members $33

BUY

Includes drinks, pâtisseries by Cake Box, live music and film screening.

 

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT GALA
THE FINISHERS
ADELAIDE PREMIÈRE OF THE FINISHERS

Thursday 20 March, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
6pm Drinks, canapés and Opening Night party on arrival
8pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club Members $55 / Non-Members $60
BUY

Includes drinks, canapés, Opening Night party with entertainment and Première screening.
Pierre Rochefort will be guest-of-honour at the Festival’s Opening Night.

SPECIAL EVENT

TOUR DE FORCE
FRENCH TRAVEL CONNECTION AND RAIL EUROPE PRESENT TOUR DE FORCE
Enjoy the spectacular French scenery around the Tour de France route in this crowd-pleasing comedy.

Saturday 22 March, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
3.30pm Wine on arrival
4pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club Members $23 / Non-Members $27
BUY

Includes one glass of wine and film screening.


ESPIONAGE SPECIAL EVENT
MÖBIUS
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS MÖBIUS

Thursday 27 March
Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
6.30pm Spy-themed exhibition by Joshua Smith (Espionage Gallery) and party with wine on arrival,
8.30pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club Members $35 / Non-Members $40
BUY

Includes one glass of wine, special exhibition from Espionage Gallery, spy-themed party, costume contest, DJ TR!P (official DJ of the Adelaide Fringe Parade) and film screening.
Dress code: spy


SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS

SHORT FILMS FROM LA FÉMIS
Discover the films of the talents of tomorrow! In collaboration with Paris-based national French film school La Fémis.

Monday 31 March. Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
6.30pm Screening
BUY


MUMS & BUBS
IT BOY
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE PRESENTS IT BOY

Thursday 3 April
11am Screening, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas

Tickets: $10 / free for children under 3
BUY


CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC
MON ONCLE
MON ONCLE
Celebrate classic cinema and enjoy one of the fabulous films of an enduring icon of French cinema, director Jacques Tati.

Tuesday 8 April, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
6.30pm Wine on arrival
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française d’Adelaide & Palace Movie Club members $23 / non-members $27
BUY

Includes one glass of wine and film screening, in the presence of the French Ambassador.

Festival Highlights

OPENING NIGHT SCREENING

THE FINISHERS
BYRON BAY PREMIÈRE OF THE FINISHERS

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the AF FFF with all things French!

Enjoy a glass of wine on arrival and a prestigious Opening Night Gala after the film The Finishers. On the night, enjoy exquisite Lillet cocktails and French canapés in a traditional French musical atmosphere!

Thursday 24 April, Palace Byron Bay Cinema
6.30pm Drink on arrival
7pm Screening
Followed by after party.

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane, Alliance Francaise Cote du Nord Lismore and Palace Movie Club members $40 / non-members $45
BUY

Includes Cocktail with canapés, drinks and live entertainment and Première screening.


CLOSING NIGHT CLASSIC
MON ONCLE
MON ONCLE

Join us for the Closing Night Reception including a glass of wine, a taste of French cuisine and a themed atmosphere and celebrate classic cinema with the film Mon Oncle by director Jacques Tati.

Monday 28 April, Palace Byron Bay
6pm Reception
7pm Screening

Tickets: Alliance Française de Brisbane, Alliance Francaise Cote du Nord Lismore and Palace Movie Club members $24 / non-members $28
BUY

Includes one glass of wine, a taste of French cuisine in a themed atmosphere, and film screening.