The 35th edition of the Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (FIFF), one of the most important European events of French-speaking cinema, will take place from October 2 through 9, in the presence of a fine French artistic delegation that will meet the Belgian public in general and the people of Namur in particular.
Sanitary measures are reinforced but a festival in the flesh, despite a tighter selection than usual, for this 35th edition with films from 9 different countries, including of course a prominent place accorded to French films.
Laurent Lafitte, Noée Abita, Vincent Macaigne, Anthony Bajon, Karim Leklou, Raphaël Jacoulot, Albert Dupontel, Hélène Vincent, Ophélie Bau, Charlène Favier, Aurel, Emmanuel Courcol, Giovanni Aloi, and Nora Martirosyan (non-exhaustive list) will be attend the event to present their films.
The jury for the feature film competition will be composed of Samuel Benchetrit (jury president), Anne Delseth, Guillaume Senez, Daphné Patakia, and Yoann Zimmer, and will present the Bayards during the closing night ceremony. At the end of the 2019 edition, Oh Mercy! by Arnaud Desplechin received the top award. The short film jury will be chaired by Belgian filmmaker Fien Troch.
The full program can be found here.
All the French films presented at the 35th FIFF de Namur
Closing Night Gala
Belgian French-language cinema focus
Feature films: Place au doc Belge !
Short films: International Competition
Short films: FIFF Campus