18.45 Sunday 5th March @
The Odyssey

The Odyssey

L’Odyssée

Opening Film
Preview Screening - Presented by Julien Planté

Summer, 1946. The Cousteau family – Jacques, his wife Simone and their two children Philippe and Jean-Michel – live in their beautiful house by the Mediterranean Sea. By day they […]

21.00 Sunday 12th March @
From the Land of the Moon

From the Land of the Moon

Mal de Pierres

Closing Film
Preview Screening

Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard) comes from a small village in the South of France, at a time when her dream of true love is considered scandalous, and even a sign of […]

21.30 Sunday 5th March @
Chocolat

Chocolat

Roschdy Zem’s film follows former slave Rafael Padilla (Omar Sy) as he unexpectedly becomes one of the most famous circus stars of the Belle Époque era in France. After performing […]

11.00 Monday 6th March to Thursday 9th March @
My Revolution

My Revolution

Ma Révolution

While protests concerning the Arab Spring are taking place in Paris, 14-year-old Marwann has bigger problems to worry about. Despite his Tunisian origins, he is more concerned with being popular […]

11.00 Monday 6th March to Thursday 9th March @
Tour de France

Tour de France

Premiere

Far’Hook is a 20-year-old rapper. Following a violent dispute with a rival, he’s forced to leave Paris for a while. His producer, Bilal, suggests that Far’Hook acts as driver for […]

18.00 Monday 6th March @
HUMAN

HUMAN

Presented by Yann Arthus Bertrand

Lord Mayor's Screening - Documentary
Admission free (but ticketed)

HUMAN is a collection of stories and images of our world, offering an insight into what it means to be human. A politically engaged work which allows us to embrace […]

21.15 Monday 6th March @
Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper

Presented by Paul Ryan

Following their previous collaboration on the acclaimed Clouds Of Sils Maria, Kristen Stewart reunites with director Olivier Assayas to play Maureen, a medium working in Paris as a personal shopper […]

18.30 Tuesday 7th March @
After Love

After Love

L’Économie du couple

Presented by Paul Ryan

After 15 years of living together, Marie (Bérénice Bejo) and Boris (Cédric Kahn) decide to get a divorce but the separation proves far from simple. Boris can’t afford to move […]

21.00 Tuesday 7th March @
Polina

Polina

Polina, danser sa vie

Premiere - Presented by Paul Ryan

Moscow, early 90s. Polina, aged 8, is a gifted ballerina. From a modest background she joins the prestigious school of Professor Bojinsky, who trains dancers for the Bolshoi. He immediately […]

18.30 Wednesday 8th March @
The Unknown Girl

The Unknown Girl

Presented by Paul Ryan

Rising French actor Adèle Haenel (Water Lilies, Les Combattants) stars as Jenny Davin, a talented doctor who refuses to open the door to a mysterious late-night caller. The next morning, […]

21.00 Wednesday 8th March @
Parisienne

Parisienne

Peur de rien

Premiere - Presented by Manal Issa on International Women’s Day

Lina, 19, arrives in Paris during the 90’s. She is alone and lost. With nothing but fear and her natural instinct for self-preservation, she is looking for something she has […]

18.30 Thursday 9th March @
Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)

Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)

Bang Gang (Une histoire d’amour modern)

Eva Husson’s intense, confident debut feature follows the fortunes of a group of Biarritz high-school students after they start a private orgy society. The teens seem to have created their […]

21.15 Thursday 9th March @
In Bed with Victoria

In Bed with Victoria

Victoria

Premiere

Victoria Spick is a beautiful Parisian criminal lawyer in her late 30s; sex-addict, workaholic, self-centered, and a love life going nowhere. Invited to a wedding reception she meets Vincent, her […]

18.30 Friday 10th March @
The White Knights

The White Knights

Les Chevaliers blancs

In an unnamed African country, the Move For Kids organisation (based on Zoe’s Ark) is officially established to rescue orphans and provide them with a new life in France. Led […]

21.00 Friday 10th March @
Heal the Living

Heal the Living

Réparer les vivants

Preview Screening

When an accident leaves a young man in a coma, doctors must gauge whether his parents are willing to consider a heart transplant, while elsewhere a woman (Anne Dorval) waits […]

18.30 Saturday 11th March @
Moka

Moka

Premiere

A Swiss mother who’s lost her son in a car accident decides to track down the Frenchwoman responsible for his death in this skilful adaptation of the eponymous novel by Anglo-French […]

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
Guillaume à la derive

Guillaume à la derive

Part of 7 Shorts programme

On the day he gets fired, Guillaume (Bastien Bouillon) meets his replacement, Tom (Marc Arnaud). Part of 7 Shorts programme, 14.30 Saturday 11th March.

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
Sabine

Sabine

Part of 7 Shorts programme

Franc, (Franc Bruneau) the owner of a video store, has just broken up with his partner. He decides to ease his pain by shooting some rather unusual films of his […]

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
Poupée

Poupée

Part of 7 Shorts programme

Every evening, ‘Poupée’ (doll) trawls online dating sites in the hope of finding love. After chatting to a mysterious stranger, she decides to go to his house in the middle […]

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
L’enfance d’un chef

L’enfance d’un chef

Part of 7 Shorts programme

Vincent (Vincent Lacoste) is a twenty-year-old actor. He gets his big break when he is offered the lead role in a biopic on Charles de Gaulle’s life. The only problem? […]

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
Blanquette

Blanquette

Part of 7 Shorts programme

This animated short sees a family get together for a meal. A veritable dance commences as the family bustles around the kitchen, bringing plates and cutlery to the table and […]

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
Le Flan

Le Flan

Part of 7 Shorts programme

Robert is confident of being elected. However, when he loses by just one vote, he must uncover the identity of which family member did not vote for him. Was it […]

14.30 Saturday 11th March @
Un plan d’enfer

Un plan d’enfer

Part of 7 Shorts programme

Mo and Carl are two devious thieves with a clever plan. One night they unleash dozens of cats in a neighbourhood, driving all of the local dogs crazy. Amid the […]

16.30 Saturday 11th March @
My Life as a Courgette

My Life as a Courgette

Ma Vie de Courgette

Preview Screening

Nine-year-old Icare, known to his friends as ‘Courgette’, finds himself in a local orphanage after the accidental death of his abusive mother. There he meets a group of children, each […]

21.00 Saturday 11th March @
Frantz

Frantz

Preview Screening

The ever-prolific François Ozon makes a welcome return with this richly-evocative period piece, set in the aftermath of World War I. In a small German town, a young woman named […]

11.30 Sunday 12th March @
Moon Man

Moon Man

Jean de la Lune

The man on the Moon is bored. One day he hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet, an attack from outer space that sets the […]

16.00 Sunday 12th March @
Cézanne and I

Cézanne and I

Cézanne et moi

Preview Screening

This sumptuous 19th-century period drama stars Guillaume Gallienne as post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne and Guillaume Canet as Émile Zola. Danièle Thompson’s sixth feature charts the decade-long friendship and eventual fallout […]

18.30 Sunday 12th March @
Eternity

Eternity

Eternité

Premiere

At the end of the 19th century, Valentine, aged 20, married Jules. Towards the end of the 20th century, a young Parisian woman crosses a bridge on her way to […]

18.30 Wednesday 8th March @
Red Obsession

Red Obsession

A film narrated by Russell Crowe

Price: €35 per person: dinner, glass of wine and screening

Screening followed by Buffet Dinner, glass of wine and Wine Pairing Talk at The River Lee For centuries, Bordeaux has been synonymous with fine wine all around the world. This […]