June 02, 2017

The 22nd French Film Festival 2017 in Manila on June 9-17

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  • Update June 6, 2017: The opening event for this year’s French Film Festival has been cancelled due to security reasons. The festival will still push through as scheduled.

    Bonjour, French film lovers! French Film Festival 2017 will be happening from June 9-17 at Ayala Mall Cinemas, Greenbelt 3 and the BHS Central Square Cinemas, Bonifacio Global City!

    FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL 2017 / IMAGE cinemabravo.com

    To celebrate the 70th year anniversary of French-Philippine diplomatic relations, the French Embassy has launched “PhilFrance : Feel French !” in which the French Film Festival remains one of the year’s most anticipated events. The goal of this festival is to give Filipinos the opportunity to “feel France” in various aspects of everyday life, including arts, culture and, of course, film.

    This 22nd year of the festival, critically-acclaimed French and Filipino films that have been selected at Cannes Film Festival will be included.

    • Les Malheurs de Sophie (Sophie’s Misfortunes)

    IMAGE Cinema Bravo Facebook page

    This is a story about a young girl named Sophie, who faces challenges when she returns to France with her horrible stepmother. Fun starts when her friends help her escape from her stepmother.

    • Un Chateau en Italie ( A Castle in Italy)

    IMAGE Cinema Bravo Facebook page

    This is a French drama film about an upper-middle class family, selling their home. This story involves drama, misfortunes, and a bit of romance.

    • Tour De France

    IMAGE Cinema Bravo Facebook page

    Set around a road trip in which an angry yet bizarre young French-Arab rapper named Far’Hook (Sadek) chauffeurs his producer’s hip-hop-averse dad, Serge (Depardieu), around the coast of France. Despite different culture and generation, a friendship develops.

    See more movies like the following:

    • Personal Shopper
    • Nakaw
    • On The Job
    • Ma’Rosa
    • Anino
    • Nocturama
    • Les Chavaliers Blancs
    • Geronimo
    • Je Suis Un Soldat
    • L’Ombre Des Femme
    • Le Dernier Diamant
    • Jamais De La Vie
    • Bastille Day

    Tickets for screenings at the cinemas of Greenbelt 3 and BHS are priced at 100 and may be purchased at the ticket counter or online via www.sureseats.com.


    What: The 22nd French Film Festival 2017

    When: June 9-17, 2017

    Where: Ayala Mall cinemas in Greenbelt 3 and the BHS Central Square Cinemas

    Sources: cinemabravo.com, FrenchEmbassyManila,

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