Free Celtic Film Festival

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 29 March 2022 > What's On

The second edition of the Festival du film celtique will take place at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris on the evenings of 11 and 12 April.  Feature and short films from Scotland and Wales will be shown, with lots of opportunity to talk to filmmakers. There are a few invitations available. On Monday … Continue reading “Free Celtic Film Festival”

Jane Campion Honoured at Lyon’s Lumière Festival

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 05 October 2021 > What's On

The Lumière Festival in Lyon from 9 to 15 October has a great programme of films in various languages including English. And it will be giving the prestigious Prix Lumière to New Zealand director Jane Campion, as well as showing a retrospective of her films. Campion is not a prolific filmmaker, but her films are … Continue reading “Jane Campion Honoured at Lyon’s Lumière Festival”

Winning Films at Dinard

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 04 October 2021 > What's On

The Dinard British Film Festival is over for another year. But before it closed, the juries announced the winners of the various prizes. Here is a rundown. Limbo by Ben Sharrock won both the Hitchcock d’Or Ciné + and the feature-film audience prize. The film was selected for the 2020 Cannes Festival (which didn’t take … Continue reading “Winning Films at Dinard”

Get Your Fill of British Film!

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 29 September 2021 > What's On

The Dinard British Film Festival is a wonderful event, and this year you can enjoy it even if you can’t make it to Normandy between 29 September and 3 October. A large number of the films selected are also available to watch online. There are dozens of films, fiction and documentary, in categories such as … Continue reading “Get Your Fill of British Film!”

Free Films in Dinard

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 22 September 2021 > What's On

The Deauville British Film festival proper stars on 29 September, but if you can’t wait, there are three free showings of British films on 26-28 September. The Dinard fait son cinéma showings are: Downton Abbey 26 September at 5.30 p.m. Rocketman, the biopic of singer Elton John, Monday 27 September at 8.30 p.m. (Photo above.) … Continue reading “Free Films in Dinard”

Cannes is Back!

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 06 July 2021 > What's On

Yes, that is legendary American director Spike Lee peering out of the poster for the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. He is the president of the jury for the 74th festival. Two months later than usual, and with cinema releases having been largely suspended for a year, it will be an unusual edition. Filmlovers everywhere will … Continue reading “Cannes is Back!”

Discover Louisiana

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 09 February 2021 > What's On

Discover films, class visits and talks on New Orleans, Louisiana and Southern literature thanks to the Travelling Film Festival and the Institut Franco-Américan in Rennes. New Orleans is the star of this year’s festival, which is going ahead despite cinemas being closed. In fact, it’s even being extended for classes in Ile-et-Vilaine: film showings and … Continue reading “Discover Louisiana”

Film Festival Time

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 03 August 2020 > What's On

The autumn is approaching, and with it two traditional cinematic highlights: the Deauville American and Dinard British film festivals. Like everything else, they will be a little less traditional this year but not necessarily in a bad way. (Deauville will include films from the cancelled Cannes and Annecy festivals, even if it features fewer Hollywood … Continue reading “Film Festival Time”