Tim Burton and Sidney Lumet Honoured at Lyon’s Lumière Festival

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 11 October 2022 > What's On

The Lumière Festival in Lyon from 15 to 23 October has a great programme of films in various languages including English. And it will be giving the prestigious Prix Lumière to American writer- director-animator Tim Burton, as well as showing a retrospective of his films like A Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands and Charlie and … Continue reading “Tim Burton and Sidney Lumet Honoured at Lyon’s Lumière Festival”

Deauville with an American Accent: Film Festival 2022

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 15 August 2022 > What's On

It’s that time of year: the cream of Hollywood, and independent U.S. cinema will be crowding the boardwalk at Deauville for the American Film Festival from 2 to 11 September. There are 13 films in the main competition, seven of them first films and a couple by joint directors. Hollywood is famously obsessed with LA … Continue reading “Deauville with an American Accent: Film Festival 2022”

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”