28th Anniversary French Film Festival

March 24 – 27, 2022 
Program forthcoming and will be posted late January

28th Festival March 24 – 27, 2022RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

THE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

HEALTH PROTOCOL

New Ventilation System in Byrd Theatre Installed
Proof of Vaccination of Pass and Ticket Holders Required for Entrance
Masks Required and Worn Correctly at All Times
Spaced/Distanced Seating per CDC Guidelines

EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENT IN ANTICIPATION OF THE 6TH POCAHONTAS REFRAMED: NATIVE AMERICAN STORYTELLERS FILM FESTIVAL

Something inside is broken by Jack Kohler

Byrd Theatre, saturday evening special screening

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A FILMMAKER TODAY?

Strange paradox at a time when cinema attendance rate is excellent.
Screens of all kinds, globally, invade our daily lives and trivialize images as never before.
Today, everyone makes images. But making images does not mean making a movie. . .

One filmmaker answers this question before each feature.

Special Event in anticipation of the 4TH Pocahontas Reframed: Native American Storytellers Film Festival

At Byrd theatre

Sur le bout de la langue by François Girard

OFFICIAL RECEPTION

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Saturday, March 28, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Official Reception is for all Festival student, faculty and regular VIP pass reception- holders who have purchased the $25 add-on for the reception. If you have purchased a pass already and did not choose the reception add-on, you still may do so by contacting the Festival office. This special event will be held on the evening of Saturday, March 28, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, a non-smoking venue, located at 200 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, Va. VMFA Museum Parking Deck is free to all Festival Reception Pass Holders.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A FILMMAKER TODAY?

One filmmaker answers this question before each feature.

Strange paradox at a time when cinema attendance rate is excellent.
Screens of all kinds, globally, invade our daily lives and trivialize images as never before.
Today, everyone makes images. But making images does not mean making a movie. . .

NOVELS, ADAPTATIONS AND AUTOBIOGRAPHIES BY THE FILMMAKERS

Available for Signing by the Authors at the Festival.

Create a wonderful Festival keepsake or purchase a gift for friends and family. Do not forget to have members of the 28th French Film Festival delegation sign your copy…

ABOUT

WHAT IS THE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL IN RICHMOND ?

For 29 years, the French Film Festival has earned acclaim, in the U.S. and in France, for introducing more than 800 French and francophone films to American audiences.

The Festival has welcomed to Richmond more than 900 directors, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers, music composers & artists-technicians.

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