10 Apr – The French Art and Film Festival (FAFF) is back for its 12th edition in Malaysia from 25 April to 12 May in Kuala Lumpur and 16 to 26 May in Penang.
Movie screenings will be held at selected Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, which include GSC Pavilion, GSC Mid Valley, GSC One Utama and GSC Gurney Plaza.
The French movies featured will range from comedy to drama, and from animated movies to focus, with particular attention on renowned French actress Juliette Binoche.
The French actress is also no stranger to Hollywood, winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for starring as Hana in "The English Patient". Binoche is also known for starring opposite Johnny Depp as Vianne Rocher in "Chocolat".
Among the 15 selected movies, she stars in 4 films, which includes "The Horseman On The Roof", "Jet Lag", "Summer Hours" and a documentary on the actress called "Juliette Binoche: Sketches For A Portrait".
All tickets for the movies are sold at normal pricing. The movies themselves will be in French with English subtitles.
For those looking to learn more about the French culture, there will also be a photography exhibition by Francoise Huguier, contemporary theatre performance by well-known street theatre artist, Freddy Coudboul as well as a French market.
Below is the schedule for the upcoming French Film Festival. Movies highlighted in yellow will only be screened once throughout the festival.
A Screaming Man
The Horseman On The Roof
Juliette Binoche: Sketches For A Portrait
A Screaming Man
The Secret Of The Grain
The Snows Of Kilimanjaro
What's In A Name
GSC One Utama
GSC Gurney Plaza