Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Melbourne: 2024 and Beyond

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Melbourne

Melbourne’s annual French Film Festival – held in conjunction with the city’s locally-based Francophile community, the Alliance Francaise – is set to hit cinemas around town again very soon! 

This year – which happens to be the 35th anniversary of the festival in Melbourne – the screening dates are set to air between the 6th of March and the 2nd of April 2024. 

Tickets to the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival are on sale now – so let us guide you through what to expect from the festival this year.

The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2024: A Guide

What’s on? The Top French Movies Showing at the Alliance Francaise Film Festival This Year

The President’s Wife – Bernadette

Starring the legendary French actress, Catherine Deneuve, The President’s Wife follows the story of Bernadette Chirac’s rise to French media superstardom, and is sure to put on a stellar show for festival-going film spectators.

The Taste of Things – La Passion de Dodin Bouffant

Set in the late 1800s, The Taste of Things celebrates all things French cuisine – reminding viewers why these dining delicacies have become revered on the world stage. 

A Great Friend – Les Choses Simples

Celebrating ‘bromance’ against the backdrop of the stunning surroundings of the French Alps, A Great Friend asks big existential questions about the meaning of life and contentment. 

The Nature of Love – Simple Comme Sylvain

It wouldn’t be the French Film Festival without a touch of romance! The Nature of Love is set to deliver scenes that are both sensual and steamy. 

Alliance French Film Festival 2024 Screening Locations

Screening in partnership with Palace Cinemas, head to these locations to catch scheduled showings of your French film of choice:

Palace Cinemas Brighton Bay

Palace Cinemas Brighton Bay – 294 Bay St, Brighton VIC 3186

Palace Cinemas Como

Palace Cinemas Como – Corner Toorak Rd &, Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141

Palace Cinemas Penny Lane

Palace Cinemas Penny Lane – 17 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Palace Cinemas Westgarth

Palace Cinemas Westgarth – 89 High St, Northcote VIC 3070

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival Through the Years

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2023

The 34th annual Alliance Francaise French Film Festival aired between the dates of 7th March and 29th April 2023. Some of the top 2023 movie highlights included:

Two Tickets to Greece 

Saint Omer 

The Innocent

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2022

Airing from the 1st of March to the 24th of April 2022, some of the movies that 33rd-annual French Films Festival-goers had the chance to see included:

Both Sides of the Blade

Lost Illusions

The Young Lovers

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2021

In its 32nd year, the 2021 Alliance French Film Festival aired these cinematic delights: 

Summer of ‘85

Skies of Lebanon

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2020

In 2020, some of the French film highlights of the festival included:

Les Miserables

Oh Mercy!

Note: If you’re keen to attend the Alliance French Film Festival in 2024 – hurry! Tickets are on sale now via the Alliance Francaise website, and at your favourite Palace Cinemas. 

Leave Your Comment