NZ French Film Festival 2019 [fr]

From March 12 to March 27, dive in some storytelling magic of French films once again as the French Film Festival returns in 2019!

The Penthouse Cinema, in conjunction with the Alliance Française and the French Embassy, is pleased to announce that the French Film Festival will return to the big screen in 2019.

The French Film Festival, now in its 13th year, is the second-largest film festival in New Zealand. The festival will screen in major cities and selected regional centres starting March 12th until March 27th 2019.

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Festival du Film Français 2019

“We have a strong French community in New Zealand and the French Film Festival is a highlight of the cultural year, keenly anticipated by this community and film-goers generally,” said Alliance Française Wellington President, Adrienne Bushell. “We’re pleased, as a leading provider of French language learning opportunities, to be part of the consortium behind the 2019 Festival.”

The French Ambassador to New Zealand, Mme Sylvaine Carta Le-Vert, said she was pleased and proud to be supporting next year’s French Film Festival. “I look forward to opening and taking part in this unique celebration of French cinema.”

In Wellington, the French Film Festival returns to the Penthouse Cinema in Brooklyn, with other screenings at the Lighthouse Cinema in Petone.

In Auckland, the French Film Festival returns to the Rialto Cinema in Newmarket and back at the Bridgeway Cinema in Northcote, as well as new location the Monterey Cinema in Howick.

Here is a small glimpse of the 2019 programme:

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2019 selection - French Film Festival

Dates & locations for the 2019 edition:

March 12 – March 27: WELLINGTON
March 13 – March 27: AUCKLAND
March 13 – March 27: CHRISTCHURCH
March 14 – March 27: DUNEDIN
March 14 – March 27: TAURANGA
March 14 – March 27: HAVELOCK NORTH
March 14 – March 27: HAMILTON
March 14 – March 27: NEW PLYMOUTH
March 14 – March 27: PALMERSTON NORTH
March 13 – March 27: NELSON
March 14 – March 27: TIMARU
March 14 – March 27: MARTINBOROUGH
March 14 – March 27: ARROWTOWN

Info & bookings:

Dernière modification : 16/03/2019

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