The 33rd edition of the International Francophone Film Festival is taking place in Namur from 28th September to 3rd October. Over the years, it has become an event that can’t be missed. It brings together French-speaking film admirers.
About the festival: Since 1986 and its 1st edition, the Film Festival of Wallonia has changed its name to become the International Francophone Film Festival of Namur. It has grown and is now recognized, attended and appreciated by all in the world of French-language cinema and by its thousands of spectators. Representing all the diversity of the Francophonie, its varied jury awards each year Bayard, honoring a varied and constantly renewed cinema.
Each year the festival presents dozens of films from recognized and upcoming directors.
The film NOS BATAILLES by Guillaume Senez will open FIFF this year in the presence of the director as well as the main comedian Romain Duris. The FIFF has also announced the first selection of films:
CHIEN DE GARDE by Sophie Dupuis (Quebec),
EN LIBERTE! By Pierre Salvadori (France)
FORTUNA by Germinal Roaux (Switzerland / Belgium),
KINSHASA MAKAMBO by Dieudo Hamadi (Congo / France / Switzerland / Germany / Norway)
WELDI (MON CHER ENFANT) by Mohamed Ben Attia (Tunisia / Belgium / France / Qatar) and
SEULE A MON MARIAGE by Marta Bergman (Belgium / Romania / France)
The rest of the program will be revealed on 13th September. Other activities, such as workshops, FIFF Campus will make the environment even more vibrant and enthusiastic for cinema lovers and last but not least – The film awards handed by a professional jury.
Daily PASS gives you access to all day sessions:
Pre-sale: from 1st September to 27th September: 30 €
Sale: from September 28 to October 5: 35 €
Reduced price (job seekers, prof. Card, -25, 65+) until October 5th: 30 €
The weekly PASS gives you access to all sessions of the week:
Sale: from September 13th: 10 €
For more information: www.fiff.be
Namur is the administrative capital of Wallonie, French-speaking region of Belgium. It is located 60 km south-east of Belgium’s capital city, Brussels. The city is small and it can be can easily be discovered on foot. The Citadel is a big touristic attraction. It is situated on a hill between the river Meuse and the river Sambre. Other places to visit are the Museum of Old Namurois Art and Musee d’arts Ancien.