Arras Film Festival
The Arras Film Festival takes place from 6 to 15 November. The Group is partner of this event, which welcomes more than one hundred guests from all over Europe.
This year, the program presents a selection of 50 new films and previews. The Arras Film Festival also hosts a European competition involving 9 films screened for the first time in Europe, tributes to great names in cinema, as actress Michèle Mercier and director Jim Sheridan, and 2 thematic retrospectives: "Ireland of one conflict to the next","Heists of all kinds" and a festival for children.
Among the premieres selected may be mentioned "White Knights", with Vincent Lindon, film based on the Arche de Zoé's case, dealing with the limits of humanitarian interventions, or "the Great Game", a political thriller with André Dussollier. The European discoveries include the German film "Les amitiés invisibles," which deals with the manipulation of the media by lobbying or Portuguese of the feature film "At an uncertain time," situated in 1940’s Portugal.
It is worth noting that professionals also have their appointment durint the festival, with the 10th edition of the national exploitation meetings, from 11 to 13 November, and ArrasDays, whose fourth edition is being held on 14 and 15 November.