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6 MAR - 10 APR

Melbourne Festival Highlights

Double bill 'Genre film'
THE NIGHT EATS THE WORLD & REVENGE
Saturday 23 March
Double the gore, double the horror, double the blood! This special double bill screening features Dominique Rocher's Parisian zombie thriller followed by Coralie Fargeat’s feminist body horror film. The session will be introduced by the Australian filmmaker Greg McLean.

7:30pm: Introduction by Greg McLean and screening of The Night Eats the World, followed by Revenge


BUY - The Astor Theatre

Tuesday 26 March
Considered one of the great literary works of the 20th century, Marguertie Duras' novel has been ambitiously adapted for the screen by Emmanuel Finkiel. This special screening, will be followed by a Q&A with Prof. Véronique Duché, to discuss how the film challenges both Holocaust writing and Duras’s poetic literary tone.
6:15pm
Screening, followed by Q&A 
BUY - Palace Balwyn

Thursday 28 March
As one of the great luminaries of the French New Wave, Jean-Luc Godard continues to redefine what cinema can be. This special screening of his new feature-length film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Andrew McGregor to discuss this fascinating and perplexing work. 
6:30pm
Screening, followed by Q&A 
BUY - Palace Cinema Como

In Vino Veritas
WINE CALLING

Tuesday 2 April
Meet the renegades – the rebels, the critical thinkers and the ethically minded producers shaking up the French wine industry! The screening of this new documentary includes a glass of wine and cheese on arrival, followed by a Q&A with Assoc. Prof. Jaqueline Dutton to discuss the veritas behind this new type of vino.
6:30pm Reception 
7:00pm Screening, followed by Q&A “Do Natural Winemakers Really Have More Fun?”

BUY - Kino Cinemas

Closing Night Reception
KISS & TELL
Wednesday 10 April
6:15pm Reception - Includes a glass of wine, cheese & canapés and live music upon arrival
7:00pm Screening
BUY - The Astor Theatre
Closing Night Events
KISS & TELL

Wednesday 10 April
6:30pm Reception - Includes a glass of wine upon arrival
7:00pm Screening
BUY - Palace Westgarth
BUY - Palace Balwyn
BUY - Kino Cinemas

Meet the festival artistic director!
HIGH LIFE
Tuesday 16 April
The Alliance Française French Film Festival artistic director, Philippe Platel, will introduce this special screening of Claire Denis' highly anticipated English-language foray into science fiction. 
7:30pm
 Introduction 
Followed by the screening of High Life
BUY - The Astor Theatre
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