Le French Film Festival is coming back to Malaysia! The highly anticipated occasion will kick off in Kuala Lumpur from 9th June until 29th June. The festival will stop by three other cities as well: Penang from 30th June until 10th July, Johor Bahru from 7th July until 10th July, and Kota Kinabalu from 14th July until 17th July.
Presented by Alliance Françaises Kuala Lumpur and Penang and the Embassy of France in Malaysia, Le French Film Festival 2022 is determined to catch Malaysians with its eye-opening, mouth-watering occasions. The happenings coordinated come with vibrant symbolism, the revival of the culture and life of Malaysia which aims to promote multiculturism and gender equality through film and art.
Le French Film Festival 2022 is also introducing the new interactive programme Le Petit Festival this year, specifically curated for the young ones. They can enjoy eye-catching movies from the line-up of films available with the programme (adults are welcomed too!).
Cinephiles can enjoy 21 award-winning French Films this year, including “Aline”, a biopic on world-famous Canadian singer Céline Dion, and “Annette”, about the titular character whose destiny will change her family’s life. The films will be made available for screening at selected Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) locations.
The festival will bring highlight events recommended to Malaysians such as the Solstice Lunaire and Gastronomy. Solstice Lunaire is a harp concerto by conductor Carlos Andrés Mejía which will situate in Penang in conjunction with the George Town Festival. Gastronomy will bring a selection of workshops and brunches, with Ciné-dîner – Le sens de la fête, dining inspired based on the film directed by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache to look forward to the most.
(UPDATE: Thursday, 9th June)
The opening ceremony for the Le French Film Festival 2022 was held earlier this week on Tuesday (7th June) at GSC Mid Valley Megamall with a special screening of “Aline: The Voice Of Love”. Attended the ceremony were Ms Koh Mei Lee, CEO of GSC, His Excellency Mr Roland Galharague, Ambassador of France to Malaysia and Tengku Zatashah binti Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, President of Alliance Française of Kuala Lumpur.
For more information on the upcoming event, you can check it our here.