Le Festival du Film Français / The French Film Festival

International Francophonie Day (March 20) is celebrated every year around the world to promote the French language and its numerous cultural expressions. In partnership with Metro Cinema, the Alliance Française d'Edmonton proudly presents Le Festival du Film Francais / The French Film Festival! 

Festival pass: $30

Alliance française of Edmonton members receive $6 admission at the box office.

French Fest: Pierrot le Fou

  • Mar 20 @ 7pm

Dissatisfied in marriage and life, Pierrot abandons his wife and infant daughter for the new babysitter, a woman he'd loved and lost several years earlier, and they embark on a haphazard road to tragedy.

French Fest: The King and the Mockingbird

  • Mar 19 @ 4pm

Based on a Hans Christian Andersen story, the wildly satirical The King and the Mockingbird follows a chimney sweep and shepherdess on the run from a tyrannical king.

French Fest: Next Time I’ll Aim for the Heart

  • Mar 18 @ 7pm

In this crime drama based on the real-life hunt for a serial killer in late '70s France, a mentally disturbed cop goes on a murderous spree targeting women. 

French Fest: The Good Life

  • Mar 14 @ 7pm

Sylvain and Pierre have been running from the law for ten years, ever since a custody battle with their mother pushed their father into hiding. When the authorities discover their whereabouts, they are forced to move again and Pierre disappears. 

French Fest: A Summer’s Tale

  • Mar 12 @ 4:30pm

During summer vacation, a self-absorbed young troubadour finds his romantic life suddenly in overdrive as three women compete for his attention. As he spends time with each, he finds his feelings even further conflicted.

French Fest: Contempt

  • Mar 11 @ 7pm

A screenwriter’s marriage disintegrates while he is rewriting Homer's Odyssey as his wife spends time with the movie producer.

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