01 February 2019 à 13:13
MyFrenchFilmFestival: Mid-Festival Report
The world's first online French-language film festival opened its doors two weeks ago. Here are some of the highlights of this 9th edition of the event so far.
MyFrenchFilmFestival and 50 partner platforms
Every year for the past nine years, internet users all around the world have been invited to watch the lineup of films presented on MyFrenchFilmFestival.com and around fifty partner platforms (see attached map). Audiences have once again shown huge interest in the event. Attendance figures will be available at the end of February.
Pubic screenings held around the world
Mexico City, San Luis Potosí, Bucharest, Cairo, Lagos, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Tepoztlan, Pretoria: public screenings have been organized far and wide thanks to France's diplomatic network. Take a look at photos of these screenings below.
A contest is currently being held on MyFrenchFilmFestival's Facebook page. Viewers anywhere in the world are invited to post a video of themselves while watching a film in the festival selection. A lucky draw will be held at the end of the festival. The prize is a trip for two to Paris for three nights, flying Air France and staying at the Hôtel du Collectionneur in Paris. Check out the photo gallery below to see a small selection of the photos already posted on Facebook!
What viewers are saying about the festival
In the lead-up to the awards ceremony on February 18, here is a taste of comments posted online about MyFrenchFilmFestival:
- Xoana Sosa: "Siempre es una delicia ver este festival. Para espectadores inquietos y de buen paladar. ¡Nunca defrauda!"
- Myriam Miranda: "Excelente seleção de filmes."
- Else Viannah: "MyFrenchFilmFestival is very interesting for everyone who loves to watch a little of the European culture and wants to improve their French language skills. Congratulations to all who worked to make available to the populations these good movies."
- Alejandra Quintero: "Nada mejor para aprovechar el insomnio que ver @myff :)"
Latest update : 04 February 2019 à 13:13 CET