France

Directed by Francis Chillet

 After three years abroad, Felix returns to his childhood village for Christmas, and memories come…

Directed by Isidore Bethel & Francis Leplay

When his older boyfriend loses interest in him, filmmaker Isidore Bethel looks for a way forward.…

Directed by Luis Buñuel & Salvador Dalí
Directed by Yoriko Mizushiri
Directed by Marie Fages
Directed by Grégory Robin
Directed by Andy Cohen & Gaylen Ross

“Beijing Spring” tells a story about underground filmmaking, radical art, and censorship that’s…

Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix

When the easygoing would-be novelist Zorg (Jean-Hugues Anglade) meets the tempestuous Betty (Béatrice…

Directed by Massoni Laurenzo
Directed by Diane Kurys

An episodic chronicle of the painful dissolution of her parents’ relationship — and the woman who…

Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen

“Flee” — winner of Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Documentary section — tells the story…

Directed by Bruno Dumont

Set in contemporary Paris, “France” — the latest from SLIFF alum Bruno Dumont (“Slack Bay,” “The Life of…

Directed by Yan Tomaszewski
Directed by Luis Buñuel
Directed by Octavio Guerra & Elisa Torres
Directed by Jacques Deray

The bright sun of the French Riviera is deceptive in this alluring work of slow-burn suspense from…

Directed by Sébastien Lifshitz

“Little Girl” offers a touching portrait of 8-year-old Sasha, who insistently questions her gender, often…

Directed by Marion Hill

In “Ma Belle, My Beauty” — which premiered at Sundance — newlywed musicians Bertie and Fred are adjusting…

Directed by David Dufresne

Journalist David Dufresne’s first documentary is a devastatingly timely investigation of the place of…

Directed by Joseph Losey

Expatriate American director Joseph Losey (“The Prowler,” “The Go-Between,” “The Servant”) worked…

Directed by Hugo de Faucompret
Directed by Delphine Montaigne
Directed by Jacques Audiard

In “Paris, 13th District” — which debuted at Cannes — three girls and a boy become friends, sometimes…

Directed by Grégory Magne

In the lively French comedy “Perfumes,” Anne Walberg (Emmanuelle Devos) is a celebrity in the world of…

Directed by Céline Sciamma

In “Petite Maman,” Céline Sciamma’s follow-up to her critically lauded “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” 8-…

Directed by Farid Bentoumi

In this ecological thriller based on true events, Nour Hamadi (Zita Henrot) returns to her small hometown…

Directed by Adrian Moyse Dullin
Directed by Chloé Mazlo

Celebrated animator Chloé Mazlo makes her feature debut with this strikingly original film inspired by her…

Directed by Sarah Arnold
Directed by Melvin van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles’s edgy, angsty, romantic first feature could never have been made in America. Unable to…

Directed by François Ozon

In the waters off a small seaside village in Normandy, a boat capsizes. Rescued from drowning, 16-year-old…

Directed by Alessio Rigo de Righi & Matteo Zoppis

In the framing story of this bifurcated film, which premiered at Cannes and recently screened at the New…

Directed by Chloé Chapart Agnès Dejean, Dorian Douaud, Flavien Duramé, Audrey Rioux & Alexis Rousseau
Directed by François Truffaut

Aided by the marvelous, impressionist-styled images of cinematographer Nestor Almendros and a swooning…

Directed by Agnès Varda

With this screening of “Vagabond,” one of her essential films, the Classic French Film Festival pays…

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

As a tribute to actress Anna Karina, who died in December 2019, the Classic French Film Festival offers “…