23rd Annual French Film Festival: February 27 – March 4, 2020


This year, right after Mardi Gras, Laissez les bons temps rouler watching French-language films at the Prytania Theatre! The 23rd New Orleans French Film Festival, one of the longest running foreign language festivals in the country, showcases excellence in contemporary and classic francophone Cinema for audiences of about 4,000 at the Prytania Theatre, the oldest single-screen movie house operating in Louisiana. All films will be screened with English subtitles.

Festival lineup and schedule will be announced at the end of January. Passes are now on sale! Scene Stealer members (and above levels) receive two complimentary Patron Passes to the French Film Festival. Moviegoer and Take Two members receive discounts on passes and tickets. Click here to become a member now.

Individual tickets will go on sale on February 3rd for the New Orleans Film Society members and #FFF2020 passholders, and on February 10th for the public.

Live music and lectures will accompany a curated selection of French-language films and a program of short films. On opening night, prior to the opening film, join a dedicated audience of Francophiles, cinephiles, sponsors, and patrons for at an invite-only Patron Party and is exclusively for French Film Festival Patron Pass holders and members of the New Orleans Film Society’s Producer’s Circle, Executive Producer’s Circle, and Director’s Circle.

Let your friends know you’re joining the festival on our Facebook event page.

All screenings, music, and lectures will take place at the Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St, New Orleans.

Free parking on street around the theater.
Public transit three blocks from the streetcar stop on St. Charles and Jefferson (green line), six blocks from the bus stop on Magazine and Jefferson (line 11).
ADA accessibility

If you are interested in volunteering during the French Film Festival, please let us know by signing up here.


Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Interested in shining your brand in the 2020 French Film Festival? Please check our 2018 impact report here and feel free to contact Jennifer Samani for sponsorship inquiries.

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Special thanks to Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University, and Tuleu Consulting.

PASSES
REGULAR PASS
PATRON PASS
  • $80 for members | $95 for non-members
  • Free admission to all festival screenings
  • Early access to online reservations on February 3rd (a week before tickets go on sale for the public)
  • Priority entrance to all screenings
  • Advance copy of the #FFF2020 brochure in your mailbox (if the pass is purchased by February 2, 2020)
  • $110 for members | $125 for non-members
  • All benefits of the regular pass
  • Invitation to the Patron Party at a New Orleans residence prior to the Opening Film on February 27th

New Orleans Film Society’s Scene Stealer, Producer’s Circle, and Executive Producer’s Circle members get two complimentary French Film Festival patron passes. Moviegoer and Take Two members get $15 off of passes.

STUDENT PASS | $40

  • Admission to all festival screenings (excludes Opening Film, Closing Film & the Special Presentation)
  • Early access to online reservations on February 3rd at noon (a week before tickets go on sale for the public)
  • An advance copy of the festival brochure mailed to your address (if the pass is purchased by February 2, 2020)

Email a copy of your valid Student ID to info@neworleansfilmsociety.org receive a link to book your pass online. 


TICKETS

Individual tickets will go on sale on February 3rd for the New Orleans Film Society members and #FFF2020 passholders, and on February 10th for the public.

Ticket Prices:
Opening & Closing Films –  $14 for members | $17 for non-members
All Other Screenings –  $11 for members | $14 for non-members

The complete film lineup and schedule will be live in the end of January. Passes are now on sale. Individual tickets will be available to book for our members and passholders on February 3rd and for the general public on February 10th.

Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year, French director Justine Triet's SIBYL brings together an all-star cast with Virgine Effira (Elle, Victoria), Adèle Exarchopoulos (Blue is the Warmest Color), and Sandra Hüller (Toni Erdmann).

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Coming soon…