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Cinema festivals in Paris are fun for all ages

Cinema festivals in Paris are fun for all ages

Cinema festivals in Paris are among the most exciting events this summer, and the Champs-Elysées Film Festival from June 11th to 17th, and Paris Cinema from July 5th to 12th will feature hundreds of films, along with awards and special guests.

3rd edition of the Champs-Elysées Film Festival

Chaired this year by Jacqueline Bisset and Bertrand Tavernier, the 3rd edition of the Champs-Elysées Film Festival promises to surpass previous years with an eclectic programme of independent French and US films. Over 60 films will be shown in over 100 screenings at a range of exciting venues in the Champs-Elysées including, the Gaumont Champs-Elysées, Balzac, the Grand Palais MK2, the Lincoln, Publicus Cinemas and UGC George V.

The Great Classics of French Cinema section pays homage to esteemed archivist Henri Langlois on the occasion of his centenary, and the festival also awards the 'Audience Prize' and the 'Bloggers Prize' which this year will focus on African-American film. Don't miss your chance to see guests of honour Mike Figgis, Agnès Varda, Whit Stillman and Keanu Reeves as they give interviews and take part in master classes.

Paris Cinema for the whole family

Paris Cinema is a truly remarkable celebration of every genre and type of film. From July 5th to 12th, over 450 films will be shown in 600 screenings at venues all over the city. Around 200 special guests will take part in this incomparable festival, and there are films in English, films for movie buffs and kid's films, ensuring that the whole family can join in. Prizes will be awarded for the 'Public's Choice' and the 'Future's Choice' in a superb international film competition. Entrance is free at most screenings though a small, nominal charge may be applied for others.

  • Champs-Elysées Film Festival: June 11th - 17th 20014
    Metro: Charles de Gaulle (lines 1, 6) - Franklin Roosevelt (lines 1, 9) - George V (line 1) - Champs-Elysées Clemenceau (lines 1, 13)
  • Paris Cinema: July 5th - 12th
    Cinemas and venues all over Paris



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