French Cinema Now

September 29 - October 6, 2016

Tickets
Individual Tickets: $12 | $11 Youth (20 & under) and Seniors (65+) | $7 Members
Festival Pass: $75 | $50 Members (includes Opening Night Film & Party)
Opening Night Film and Party: $25 | $20 Members

SIFF Cinema Vouchers and passes are valid for admission

Lost in Paris

France | 2016 | 82 minutes | Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon

September 29, 2016

French Cinema Now 2016 opening night presentation!

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Irreplaceable

France | 2016 | 102 minutes | Thomas Lilti

September 30, 2016

A beloved country doctor (François Cluzet, Intouchables) is is forced to train his eventual replacement (Marianne Denicourt) whose views on medicine and bedside manner challenge the future of his practice.

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After Love

France | 2016 | 98 minutes | Joachim Lafosse

September 30, 2016

A slice of life family drama starring Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) and Cédric Kahn as a couple on the verge of divorce who must contine to share the same apartment.

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Bad Seeds

Canada (Québec) | 2016 | 105 minutes | Louis Bélanger

September 30, 2016

A stuggling actor and a wily farmer strive to raise a cannabis cash crop with the help of an unlikely new partner.

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Made in France

France | 2015 | 89 minutes | Nicolas Boukhrief

October 1, 2016

This powerful, nail-biting thriller explores home-grown terrorism by following a journalist who infiltrates the Islamic fundamentalist networks operating in the Parisian high-rise suburbs.

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The Outsider

France | 2016 | 117 minutes | Christophe Barratier

October 1, 2016

In 2008 a 31-year-old trader at one of the largest banks in Europe staged an extravagant 5 billion Euro gamble – an act of fraud that lead to one of the worst financial crisis in history.

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Tomorrow

France | 2015 | 118 minutes | Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent

October 1, 2016

In this hopeful documentary, directors Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion travel the globe to uncover the major environmental issues facing the world.

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Two Friends

France | 2015 | 92 minutes | Louis Garrel, Christophe Honoré

October 1, 2016

Actor-director Louis Garrel stars in this sweet, sour, and racy romantic comedy about two mismatched best friends who both fall for the same woman.

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Ville-Marie

Canada (Québec) | 2015 | 101 minutes | Guy Édoin

October 1, 2016

Monica Bellucci stars in this multi-faceted drama about four people whose lives are changed after witnessing a disturbing event.

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The Fabulous Patars

France | 2016 | 98 minutes | Sophie Reine

October 2, 2016

A loving but overworked single father is forced to attend a parental training course.

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Parisienne

France | 2015 | 119 minutes | Danielle Arbid

October 2, 2016

French-Lebanese director Danielle Arbid draws on personal experience in this captivating drama about an 18-year-old immigrant in 1990s Paris.

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Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad

France | 2015 | 140 minutes | Robert Guédiguian

October 2, 2016

An young man begins to question his choices after protesting the legacy of the Armenian Genocide by bombing the car of the Turkish Ambassador and seriously wounding a harmless bystander.

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Ogres

France | 2016 | 142 minutes | Léa Fehner

October 2, 2016

In the traveling Chekhov Cabaret, a close-knit group of actors share everything – family, work, friendship, and even the occasional drunken orgy.

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Reset

France | 2016 | 109 minutes | Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai

October 3, 2016

An immersive behind-the-scenes tour of the Opéra National de Paris as artistic director Benjamin Millepied crafts his first gala production.

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Go Home

France | 2015 | 98 minutes | Jihane Chouaib

October 4, 2016

A moving study of life in modern-day Lebanon as told through the story of a young woman who returns to her rural childhood home after years abroad in France.

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A Kid

France | 2016 | 98 minutes | Phillippe Lioret

October 5, 2016

A thirty-something divorced Parisian heads to Montréal for the funeral of the father he never knew.

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Eva & Leon

France | 2015 | 85 minutes | Émilie Cherpitel

October 6, 2016

A heart-warming story of unlikely friendship between a free-spirited single professional and surprisingly mature 10-year-old orphan on a mission to find his mother.

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