The 30th edition of the Dinard British Film Festival will take place in the Breton town from 25 to 29 September. The films in competition haven’t been announced yet, but you can get ready to sign up your classes to see some of the best British films from the last year at special schools showings. It’s a big year for biopics with Mary Shelley, Mary Queen of Scots and Bohemian Rhapsody.
There are up to 4 showings a day from Monday 16 to Tuesday 24 September. Reservations open on Thursday 29 August but you can already decide what interests you.
The films on offer are:
Primary and Collège
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by David Yates
The first instalment of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off series. Our A2 Ready-to-Use Resource will help you prepare classes.
Collège & Lycée
Mary Shelley by Haifaa Al Mansour
The biopic of the Frankenstein author's early life. Don’t miss our audio interview with the director.
Bohemian Rhapsody by Bryan Singer
Rami Malek's Oscar-winning performance as Freddie Mercury in the biopic commissioned by the remaining members of Queen.
Mary Queen of Scots by Josie Rourke
The theatralised story of the relationship between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England. Our Ready-to-Use Resource will help give classes some background to the complex history.
Reservations open at 8 a.m. on Thursday 29 August by telephone on 02 99 16 86 96. The showings cost 4 euros per pupil.
> Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
> Audio Interview with the Director of Mary Shelley
> Two Queens
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