Where can I book my tickets for the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2013?
In most cases, you can book online on the participating cinema’s website or over the counter at the cinema. If you would like to email us with any specific problems with the festival’s ticketing system, we can see if we can help you and improve the situation.
How do I make group bookings?
The best way is to contact your local cinema to find a time and a film that suits you both. Group booking rates may vary between cinemas. Normally you must arrive thirty minutes before the film to
If you are a teacher and wanting to enquire about making a group booking for your school group, please contact your local cinema as well. Teacher-student ratios may also vary between cinemas. Please email Vaughan Slinn on firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or contact your local cinema.
Why are there only a few sessions per film?
During the selection process, we have to sign screening agreements with film sales agents, producers and/or distributors who often stipulate the number of screenings that their films can have during the Alliance Française French Film Festival. This is due to the fact that they are concerned that local exhibitors will resist taking up films that have already had multiple festival screenings.
How can I get further updates about the festival?
There are lots of good ways to stay up-to-date with the festival such as:
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Sign up to our brand new festival e-newsletter
Refer to your local newspapers during the festival for screening times
Stay tuned on the website
Where can I find an official festival programme?
You can find all the Festival promotional material at your participating cinemas and local Alliance Française organisations. These will also be distributed around cafes, shops, visitor centres etc so keep your eyes peeled!
Where can I find the films’ ratings?
Classifications will be published on the festival website, in daily newspaper listings, and displayed at the venues’ box offices. Children’s tickets are only available for films classified G, PG or M.
At the time of printing the official programme, some of the films had not been rated. Until they receive a censor rating, they are considered R18 (unless clearly aimed at children) and can only be purchased by and for people who are 18 years or over.
I’ve heard there is a short film competition, how do I enter?
Festival organisers have been busy launching their first international short film competition called La Dernière Minute. Filmmakers from around the world at any level are invited to send a 1-3 minute video clip based on the theme France Yesterday, France Today. Click here for more information.
How can I ‘French-up’ my life?!
There are many easy ways you can “French-up” your life! The best way to start is by enrolling yourself at your nearest Alliance Française which provides classes for all levels of the French language, and other fabulous extra-curricular activities. Similarly, go to your nearest participating cinema and buy a ticket (or a multi-pass) to the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2013. There are films for all ages including the magnificent The Painting, Jacques Tati’s classic Mr Hulot’s Holiday, and the spectacular Haute Cuisine by Christian Vincent. The final thing left to do is to find a beret and a baguette and you’re sorted… !