French Film Festival (3rd-7th may)
The Sunshine Coast French Film Festival is a week-end long cultural event scheduled for May 3 - May 7
organised by the Alliance Française de la Sunshine Coast.
This year the Festival will screen a total of seven screenings in 3 locations: Noosa, Nambour and Caloundra.
All films will have English subtitles.
Download a brochure HERE
When you click on buttons below to book the films at Noosa 5 on Saturday 5 May or at Nambour Majestic on Sunday 6 May you will be connected
to the website of those cinemas. So if you have any difficulties with such bookings, please contact the cinema. You can also book at their
box offices, which avoids the online booking charge.
Noosa - 3 FILMS
Friday 3rd May - 6pm
Soiree + "THE TROUBLE WITH HER"
Comedy - A widow discovers that her husband sent an innocent man to jail to cover-up his own crime.
6pm Soiree at Black Pepper
across the road from the cinema
Our Opening night Soiree at the Black pepper will be a great night with lovely food and red or white French wine.
Many raffles will be drawn on the day with many prizes to be won.
Book early as tickets are limited!
Saturday 4th May - 3.15pm
Drama - Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, NON-FICTION traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs—including a passionate fling with an actress who happens to be married to his editor
Saturday 4th May - 7.15pm
Inspirational - A must see!
Drama- Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina. Supported by her
francophone father, she commences her journey into gender reassignment, yet her teenage impatience and the immense pressures of ballet
push Lara to the brink.
This début-film - by a very young Director - screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Caméra d'Or award, for best first feature film.
Nambour - 3 FILMS
Sunday 5th May - 10am
"ASTERIX & THE MAGIC POTION"
Animation - As a result of a fall during the collection of the mistletoe, the druid Panoramix decides it is time to ensure the future of the village. Accompanied by Asterix and Obelix, he undertakes to browse the World Gauls in search of a young talented druid to which transmit the secret of the magic potion.
Sunday 5th May - 3.45pm
THE IDEAL PALACE"
Drama - The fate of a factor who will, in the late nineteen century, build the Ideal Palace for his daughter Alice. After 33 years of hardship, he will give birth to the first naive art monument.
Sunday 5th May - 5.45pm
A soiree between the movies
WINE & TAPAS AT THE BISON BAR
Join us for Wine and Tapas at the Bison Bar from 5.45 to 7.00pm
Sunday 5th May - 7.15pm
"WHO YOU THINK I AM"
Comedy - To spy on her lover Ludo, 50 year-old Claire Millaud creates a fake profile on social media and becomes Clara, a beautiful 24 year-old. Alex, Ludo’s friend is instantly enamored. Claire, trapped by her avatar, falls madly in love with him. Although everything is played out in the virtual world, the feelings that blossom are quite real. A beguiling story where lies are entangled with reality.
Caloundra - 1 FILM
A hit in France!
Tuesday 7th May - 7.15pm
"SINK OR SWIM"
Comedy - A group of 40-something guys, all on the verge of a mid-life crisis, decide to form their local pool's first every synchronized swimming team - for men. Braving the skepticism and ridicule of those around them, and trained by a fallen champion trying to pull herself together, the group set out on an unlikely adventure, and on the way will rediscover a little self-esteem and a lot about themselves and each other.
Thank you to our generous sponsors
Proudly supported by the Sunshine Coast Council's grants program.