A night not to be missed: the Opening Night Gala of the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020. Featuring a special screening of The Extraordinary, an uplifting story of human compassion. The evening includes sparkling wine on arrival, followed by an after party with drinks, buffet and live entertainment.
6:15pm - Reception includes a glass of sparkling wine, canapés and live entertainment on arrival 7:00pm - The Extraordinary followed by after party with drinks, buffet and live entertainment
Calling all lovers of classic French songs! Celebrate the life of French crooner, Charles Aznavour, world famous for his seductive voice and irresistible Mediterranean charm. This documentary brings together never-before-seen footage chronicling his rise to fame. Toast his life with a glass of wine before the screening and afterwards hear from Canberra International Music Festival about their 2020 season themed “Voice."
6:30pm - Reception includes a drink, food and live entertainment on arrival 7:00pm - Aznavour by Charles followed by a speech from Roland Peelman, Artistic Director, CIMF
Savour the flavour of France at the special Gastronomy Night. Inspired by the film's setting in a French bistro, please join us and enjoy canapés by Buvette Bar and Bistro complemented by selected wines and beers.
6:30pm - Reception with fine food, drinks and live entertainment on arrival 7:00pm - La Belle Époque
Discover how the book publishing world works in this compelling mystery-drama, with wine on arrival and a French inspired mini cheese platter during the screening! After the film, hear from local authors in a panel discussion about the intricacies of writing and getting published.
6:30pm - Reception with cheese platter, a drink and live entertainment on arrival 7:00pm - The Mystery of Henri Pick followed by live panel discussion with authors
Celebrate the end of the Festival with this delightful cast of misfit characters finding their way in life in The Bare Necessity. Toast a wonderful 2020 Festival with drinks on arrival and finger food before the film.
6:30pm - Reception includes drinks, food & live entertainment 7:00pm - The Bare Necessity