1058 Alliance Française French Film Festival 2017

The Alliance Française French Film Festival will return to Luna Palace Cinemas from March 15 to April 5, with an exceptional array of contemporary French cinema guaranteed to delight, stimulate and indulge.

Screening at Cinema Paradiso, Windsor Cinema and Luna on SX, the Alliance Française French Film Festival will present a truly thrilling line-up featuring a host of dramas, thrillers, romantic comedies, documentaries and haunting stories of bygone years, and celebrate multiple premiere screenings and fabulous special events from opening to closing night.

The Alliance Française French Film Festival is held by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and the support of esteemed, principal sponsor Renault Australia. It is sponsored in Perth by The West Australian.

Looking to make a group booking? May we recommend the following films:

Cinema Paradiso - session times

Fri 24 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: ELEMENTARY  (M) 2 hrs
1:30PM  AFFF: THE DANCER  (M) 2 hrs 3 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: SAINT AMOUR  (M) 1 hr 57 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON  (MA) 2 hrs 15 mins
9:00PM  AFFF: THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
Sat 25 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: TOMORROW  (PG) 2 hrs 13 mins
2:00PM  AFFF: MOZART'S SISTER  (G) 2 hrs 15 mins
4:30PM  AFFF: THE MIDWIFE  (PG) 2 hrs 4 mins
6:45PM  AFFF: THINGS TO COME  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
8:45PM  AFFF: 150 MILLIGRAMS  (MA) 2 hrs 23 mins
Sun 26 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: HEAL THE LIVING  (MA) 1 hr 55 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: THE COUNTRY DOCTOR/IRREPLACEABLE  (M) 1 hr 57 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: ETERNITY  (M) 2 hrs 10 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: A KID  (G) 1 hr 53 mins
8:45PM  AFFF: ELEMENTARY  (M) 2 hrs
Mon 27 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: THE INNOCENTS/ANGUS DEI  (M) 2 hrs 15 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: KALINKA  (MA) 1 hr 42 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: STANDING TALL  (MA) 2 hrs 14 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT  (M) 2 hrs 14 mins
9:00PM  AFFF: PENNY PINCHER!  (M) 1 hr 44 mins
Tue 28 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: THE MIDWIFE  (PG) 2 hrs 4 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: SAINT AMOUR  (M) 1 hr 57 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: JUST TO BE SURE  (CTC) 1 hr 54 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: STANDING TALL  (MA) 2 hrs 14 mins
9:00PM  AFFF: THE FIRST, THE LAST  (M) 1 hr 53 mins
Wed 29 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: THINGS TO COME  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: FAREWELL MY QUEEN  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: SLACK BAY  (M) 2 hrs 17 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: KEEPER  (MA) 1 hr 50 mins
8:45PM  AFFF: IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
Thu 30 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON  (MA) 2 hrs 15 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: MOZART'S SISTER  (G) 2 hrs 15 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: 150 MILLIGRAMS  (MA) 2 hrs 23 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: HEAL THE LIVING  (MA) 1 hr 55 mins
8:30PM  AFFF: STANDING TALL  (MA) 2 hrs 14 mins
Fri 31 Mar - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: 150 MILLIGRAMS  (MA) 2 hrs 23 mins
4:15PM  AFFF: THE MIDWIFE  (PG) 2 hrs 4 mins
6:45PM  AFFF: IN BED WITH VICTORIA  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
8:50PM  AFFF: THE STOPOVER  (15+) 1 hr 57 mins
Sat 1 Apr - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: PENNY PINCHER!  (M) 1 hr 44 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: THE UNKNOWN GIRL  (M) 2 hrs 8 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: A WOMAN'S LIFE  (G) 2 hrs 14 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: LOST IN PARIS  (G) 1 hr 39 mins
8:45PM  AFFF: PLANETARIUM  (M) 2 hrs
Sun 2 Apr - Cinema Paradiso    
10:45AM  AFFF: A JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA  (PG) 3 hrs 26 mins
2:30PM  AFFF: IN BED WITH VICTORIA  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
4:30PM  AFFF: ONE MAN AND HIS COW  (G) 1 hr 46 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: TOMORROW  (PG) 2 hrs 13 mins
8:50PM  AFFF: KALINKA  (MA) 1 hr 42 mins
Mon 3 Apr - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: THINGS TO COME  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: PENNY PINCHER!  (M) 1 hr 44 mins
8:45PM  AFFF: SLACK BAY  (M) 2 hrs 17 mins
Tue 4 Apr - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: THE DANCER  (M) 2 hrs 3 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: IN BED WITH VICTORIA  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
4:00PM  AFFF: THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
6:30PM  AFFF: SAINT AMOUR  (M) 1 hr 57 mins
Wed 5 Apr - Cinema Paradiso    
11:00AM  AFFF: THE INNOCENTS/ANGUS DEI  (M) 2 hrs 15 mins
1:30PM  AFFF: PLANETARIUM  (M) 2 hrs
7:00PM  AFFF: A BUN IN THE OVEN  (G) 1 hr 54 mins

Luna On SX - session times

Fri 24 Mar - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: THE DANCER  (M) 2 hrs 3 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: JUST TO BE SURE  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: THE MIDWIFE  (PG) 2 hrs 4 mins
9:00PM  AFFFF17: ELEMENTARY  (M) 2 hrs
Sat 25 Mar - Luna On SX    
2:00PM  AFFFF17: KEEPER  (MA) 1 hr 50 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: A BAG OF MARBLES  (M) 2 hrs 7 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: SLACK BAY  (M) 2 hrs 17 mins
9:00PM  AFFFF17: THINGS TO COME  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
Sun 26 Mar - Luna On SX    
1:30PM  AFFFF17: POLINA  (15+) 2 hrs 3 mins
4:15PM  AFFFF17: SOUVENIR  (15+) 1 hr 45 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: THE UNKNOWN GIRL  (M) 2 hrs 8 mins
8:45PM  AFFFF17: KALINKA  (MA) 1 hr 42 mins
Mon 27 Mar - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: FAREWELL, MY QUEEN  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
4:15PM  AFFFF17: PENNY PINCHER!  (M) 1 hr 44 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: ADAMA  (G) 1 hr 37 mins
8:45PM  AFFFF17: MAX AND LEON  (M) 1 hr 53 mins
Tue 28 Mar - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: HEAL THE LIVING  (MA) 1 hr 55 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: MERCENARY  (MA) 1 hr 59 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
9:00PM  AFFFF17: IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
Wed 29 Mar - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: MOKA  (MA) 1 hr 44 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: THE INNOCENTS  (M) 2 hrs 12 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: BEING 17  (MA) 2 hrs 9 mins
8:45PM  AFFFF17: THE FIRST THE LAST  (M) 1 hr 53 mins
Thu 30 Mar - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: MOZART'S SISTER  (G) 2 hrs 15 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: A BAG OF MARBLES  (M) 2 hrs 7 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: 150 Milligrams  (MA) 2 hrs 23 mins
9:00PM  AFFFF17: THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
Fri 31 Mar - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: SLACK BAY  (M) 2 hrs 17 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: KALINKA  (MA) 1 hr 42 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON  (MA) 2 hrs 15 mins
9:00PM  AFFFF17: JUST TO BE SURE  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
Sat 1 Apr - Luna On SX    
1:30PM  AFFFF17: MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT  (M) 2 hrs 14 mins
4:15PM  AFFFF17: THINGS TO COME  (M) 1 hr 55 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: ONE MAN AND HIS COW  (G) 1 hr 46 mins
8:45PM  AFFFF17: THE MIDWIFE  (PG) 2 hrs 4 mins
Sun 2 Apr - Luna On SX    
12:30PM  AFFFF17: A JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA  (PG) 3 hrs 26 mins
4:15PM  AFFFF17: SAINT AMOUR  (M) 1 hr 57 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: DAGUERROTYPE  (G) 2 hrs 27 mins
9:10PM  AFFFF17: IN BED WITH VICTORIA  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
Mon 3 Apr - Luna On SX    
4:00PM  AFFFF17: STANDING TALL  (MA) 2 hrs 14 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: OGRES  (MA) 2 hrs 39 mins
9:15PM  AFFFF17: WULU  (MA) 1 hr 50 mins
Tue 4 Apr - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: THE COUNTRY DOCTOR  (M) 1 hr 57 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: IN BED WITH VICTORIA  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF17: A KID  (G) 1 hr 53 mins
Wed 5 Apr - Luna On SX    
11:00AM  AFFFF17: THE MIDWIFE  (PG) 2 hrs 4 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF17: 150 Milligrams  (MA) 2 hrs 23 mins
8:45PM  AFFFF17: PLANETARIUM  (M) 2 hrs

Windsor Cinema - session times

Fri 24 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF A BAG OF MARBLES  (CTC) 2 hrs 7 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON  (MA) 2 hrs 15 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF JUST TO BE SURE  (CTC) 1 hr 54 mins
Sat 25 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF SOUVENIR  (MA) 1 hr 45 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF ADAMA  (CTC) 1 hr 37 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF THE MIDWIFE  (CTC) 2 hrs 4 mins
Sun 26 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF THE INNOCENTS/AGNUS DEI  (M) 2 hrs 12 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF WULU  (MA) 1 hr 50 mins
Mon 27 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF PENNY PINCHER  (CTC) 1 hr 44 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF OGRES  (MA) 2 hrs 39 mins
6:50PM  AFFFF MERCENARY  (MA) 1 hr 59 mins
Tue 28 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF A WOMAN'S LIFE  (G) 2 hrs 14 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF 150 MILLIGRAMS  (CTC) 2 hrs 23 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF THE MIDWIFE  (CTC) 2 hrs 4 mins
Wed 29 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF MOZART'S SISTER  (G) 2 hrs 15 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF HEAL THE LIVING  (CTC) 1 hr 55 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF IT'S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD  (M) 1 hr 52 mins
Thu 30 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF THE ODYSSEY  (PG) 2 hrs 17 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF A KID  (CTC) 1 hr 53 mins
Fri 31 Mar - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF A JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA  (CTC) 3 hrs 26 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF TOMORROW  (CTC) 2 hrs 13 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF LOST IN PARIS  (CTC) 1 hr 39 mins
Sat 1 Apr - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF A BAG OF MARBLES  (CTC) 2 hrs 7 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF 150 MILLIGRAMS  (CTC) 2 hrs 23 mins
6:40PM  AFFFF THE COUNTRY DOCTOR / IRREPLACEABLE  (CTC) 1 hr 57 mins
Sun 2 Apr - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF JUST TO BE SURE  (CTC) 1 hr 54 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON  (MA) 2 hrs 15 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF SAINT AMOUR  (CTC) 1 hr 57 mins
Mon 3 Apr - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF SLACK BAY  (CTC) 2 hrs 17 mins
Tue 4 Apr - Windsor Cinema    
4:00PM  AFFFF IN BED WITH VICTORIA  (CTC) 1 hr 52 mins
6:30PM  AFFFF THE STOPOVER  (CTC) 1 hr 57 mins
Wed 5 Apr - Windsor Cinema    
11:00AM  AFFFF CHOCOLAT  (CTC) 2 hrs 14 mins
4:00PM  AFFFF THE COUNTRY DOCTOR / IRREPLACEABLE  (CTC) 1 hr 57 mins

AFFFF Highlight - From the Land of the Moon 120 mins

2177 AFFFF Highlight - From the Land of the Moon

An intoxicating story of romance that will ignite yearning in the coldest of hearts, this passionate tale stars two of the most desirable actors of modern European cinema: Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night, 2014) and Louis Garrel (Saint Laurent, AF FFF15).


The always ... More

Cinema Paradiso: Fri 24 Mar
Luna On SX: Fri 24 Mar
Windsor Cinema: Fri 24 Mar
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AFFFF Highlight - The Midwife 109 mins

2176 AFFFF Highlight - The Midwife

Screen legends Catherine Frot (Marguerite, AF FFF16) and Catherine Deneuve (3 Hearts, AF FFF15) unite for award winning writer, director Martin Provost’s hugely-anticipated new film. Fast-tracked to screen at the Festival directly from its World Premiere at the 2017 ... More

Cinema Paradiso: Fri 24 Mar
Luna On SX: Fri 24 Mar
Windsor Cinema: Fri 24 Mar

AFFF Highlight - The Unknown Girl 113 mins

2178 AFFF Highlight - The Unknown Girl

A shining example of their signature social realism, celebrated art house auteurs the Dardenne brothers (Two Days, One Night, 2014) return with this compelling Palme d’Or nominated murder mystery.


When the doorbell of her practice rings after hours, driven young ... More

Cinema Paradiso: Fri 24 Mar
Luna On SX: Fri 24 Mar
Windsor Cinema: Fri 24 Mar

AFFF Highlight - Standing Tall 119 mins

2181 AFFF Highlight - Standing Tall

This opening night film of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival is an absorbing insight into the French juvenile justice system which pairs an electrifying performance from new comer Rod Paradot with the assured style and weight of veterans Catherine Deneuve and Benoît Magimel.


An ... More

Cinema Paradiso: Fri 24 Mar
Luna On SX: Fri 24 Mar
Windsor Cinema: Fri 24 Mar

AFFF Highlight - It's Only the End of the World 97 mins

2179 AFFF Highlight - It's Only the End of the World

Daring prodigy of the international film world, Xavier Dolan (Mommy 2015, Laurence Anyways, AF FFF13) returns with an ensemble of A-list French actors in this ambitious sixth feature which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
After a 12-year ... More

Cinema Paradiso: Fri 24 Mar
Luna On SX: Fri 24 Mar
Windsor Cinema: Fri 24 Mar

AFFFF Ladies Night - In Bed with Victoria

2138 AFFFF Ladies Night - In Bed with Victoria

Get your girlfriends together and come enjoy a glass of wine, French cheese and pastries before this courtroom comedy.

Bring with you a piece of clothing, a pair of shoes, a hat, a pair of gloves, etc ... and gain one! One woman's trash is ... More

Screening: Fri 31 Mar
Cinema Paradiso: Fri 31 Mar

AFFFF Closing Night - A Bun in the Oven

2139 AFFFF Closing Night - A Bun in the Oven

Enjoy an evening of drinks and delicacies followed by this light-hearted comedy that will round out the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival for 2017.

What better way to finish a festival than with the delivery of a brand new bundle of joy? Unfortunately, this is not quite how Nicole ... More

Screening: Wed 5 Apr
Cinema Paradiso: Wed 5 Apr