26th French Film Festival, 30 September- 10 0ctober 2010
This year, action, adventure and documentaries are added to a rich programme which will be kicked off with Luc Besson’s humorous, brave and bold heroine - "The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec" - a tale of a quest set in Paris in the years before and after World War 1
This year’s festival will also showcase a collection of works by Jean-Pierre Melville (20 October 1917- 2 August 1973), an independant French filmmaker known for his tragic, minimalist noirs which included "The Samurai" (1967) and "The Red Circle" (1969) . Director Olivier Bohler will be in Singapore to present his documentary "Code name: Melville", 4 October at The Picturehouse and 9 October at Alliance française.
For the past 26 years, the Singapore French Film Festival has brought French language, arts, history and culture to audiences in Singapore. Jointly organised by the French Embassy, Alliance Française and Cathay-Keris Films Pte Ltd, the festival is an annual event dedicated to bringing in high french titles of various genres with international appeal to entertain and increase awareness of French movies among the Singapore audience.
Dates: 30 September - 10 October 2010
Venues: Alliance Française and Cathay cineplexes
Please visit http://www.alliancefrancaise.org.sg/whats.html for more information.