The 2012 IFI French Film Festival
The French Embassy in Ireland and the Irish Film Institute are delighted to announce the 13th French Film Festival, which will take place from November 14th to November 25th 2012.
This year’s fantastic programme brings you the very best of contemporary French cinema and the chance to rediscover the work of some of its great talents. The programme includes 20 Irish premieres and many standout films from this year’s Cannes film festival.
Juliette Binoche is set to be one of the star attractions at the IFI French Film Festival 2012, which also includes the Irish premiere of Michael Haneke’s Cannes Palme d’Or- winning Love (Amour); winner of the 2012 Jean Prix Vigo, Atomic Age (with Director Héléna Klotz in attendance); and a guest appearance by the iconic actress Béatrice Dalle, who will introduce her new film Bye Bye Blondie, as well as her career-defining French classic Betty Blue.
Alongside the touch of glamour that Juliette Binoche will undoubtedly bring to the Festival there’s a rich and impressive line-up of the best new French cinema including 20 Irish premieres; a wealth of visiting special guests including Béatrice Dalle, Benoit Jacquot, Reba Kateb, Héléna Klotz and Alice de Lencquesaing, our annual celebration new talent in our First-Time Director’s strand and a continuing celebration of 50 years of the iconic production company Les Films de Losange.
Tickets will be on sale from Friday 26th October.
For full details of the festival see the dedicated section of the website www.ifi.ie/FrenchFest