Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021
17 March – 13 April
Palace Barracks and Palace James Street cinemas
Transport yourself to France and experience that Gallic ‘joie de vivre’ when Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021 touches down in Brisbane during its ‘Tour d’Australie’.
New Artistic Director Karine Mauris is passionate about nurturing new talent and discovering the diverse stories that shine a spotlight on the many rich facets of French life, with a curated cinema program of 37 incredible features in 2021, from both established filmmakers and emerging talents. Renowned filmmakers featured in the 32nd annual Alliance Française French Film Festival include Anne Fontaine, François Ozon and Nicolas Vanier plus many more. Filmgoers will also discover new auteurs such as Kaouther Ben Hania (The Man Who Sold His Skin), Manele Labidi (Arab Blues) and Chloé Mazlo (Skies of Lebanon).
Alliance Française French Film Festival (AFFFF) is the world’s largest French film festival outside of France. The annual event is organised by Alliance Française in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth and in collaboration with the Embassy of France in Australia. Established in 1989, AFFFF celebrates its 32nd anniversary in 2021, screening 37 films across seven capital cities and two satellite locations in partnership with Palace Cinemas from March to mid-April.