26th edition of the Malaga French Film Festival

From October 16 to 20 2020
Festival du film français de malaga

On the occasion of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival, the Albéniz cinema in Malaga presents eight French-language feature films in preview between October 16 and 20.

The Festival, organised by the Alliance Française of Malaga, takes place from October 16 to 20 at the Albéniz cinema. The official selection presents a total of eight French-language feature films in preview.

Zita Hanrot, winner of the Cesar Award for Best Newcomer Actress in 2016 for Fatima, will present the film Rouge at the opening of the Festival on October 16 at the Albéniz Cinema. The film, selected at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival, is a thriller by Franco-Algerian director Farid Bentoumi.

In the rest of the program, we will also find the film ADN. a Franco-Algerian co-production by the director Maïwenn, awarded for her outstanding film Polisse (2018). The comedies La Bonne Épouse, starring Juliette Binoche as head of a high school in the late 1970s in France, and C'est la vie in preview, with Josianne Balasko and Lea Druker, a sensitive and subtle comedy about five women about to give birth.




Tu mérites un amour, written, directed and produced by Hafsia Herzi (Cesar best actress for La graine et le mulet) will be presented by the actor Djanis Bouzyani accompanied by Marie France Bière, director of the Angouleme Francophone Film Festival, official partner of the Malaga French Film Festival.


amour - apparences - CDG affiches


Marc Fitoussi (director of the series Dix pour cent / Movistar +) will present his latest film: Les Apparences, a comic and cynical thriller starring Karine Viard and Benjamin Biolay The Festival also honors the figure of Charles de Gaulle with the debut of Gabriel Le Bomin in which Lambert Wilson and Isabelle Carré give life to the couple Charles and Yvonne de Gaulle just before Paris falls into the hands of the Germans in May 1940. 


vrai bonhomme - nom terre affiches
Un Vrai bonhomme de Benjamin Parent et Au Nom de la Terre de Edouard Bergeon.


As a novelty, the Festival presents Passagers de la Mediterranée (Passengers of the Mediterranean) a film series that constitutes a new section of the Festival. It will take place at the new facilities of the French Alliance in Malaga, where, in addition to the Passengers exhibition, a César Dezfuli photographic project will be held.

This film series features two films selected at the Cannes Film Festival: Amin, by Philippe Fauco, a film with a naturalistic painting of impossible love; Free, a Cannes award-winning documentary on the true story of Cédric Herrou; Ouvrir la voix, another non-voice-over documentary about 24 women who have lived through European colonial history in Africa and the West Indies and Ariane Doublet's Green Boys, a current version of a “Petit Prince” from exile.


amin - libre - green boys - ouvrir la voix

More information on www.festivalfrancesmalaga.es

Updated on
Thursday 8 October 2020 - 08:18 by TV5MONDE