28th French Film Festival

March 24 – 27, 2022 

28th French Film Festival

March 24 – 27, 2022 

THE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

HEALTH PROTOCOL
  • Proof of Vaccination of Pass and Ticket Holders Required for Entrance
  • N95 Mask (NOT KN95 or others) Required and Worn Correctly at All Times
    • N95 Mask Can Be Purchased for $2
  • No Food or Drink Permitted
  • Spaced/Distanced Seating — 400 per screening
  • New Ventilation System in Byrd Theatre Installed

EVENTS

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

Something Inside Is Broken

Presentation by and discussion with director, writer and composer Jack Kohler, music director Simón Wilson, singer Koli Koher, and actress Carly Kohler

Byrd Theatre, Saturday, March 26th at 8:00PM

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.

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.

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…

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

Something Inside Is Broken

Presentation by and discussion with director, writer and composer Jack Kohler, music director Simón Wilson, singer Koli Koher, and actress Carly Kohler

Byrd Theatre, Saturday, March 26th at 8:00 PM

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. . .

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.

PARTNERS