22nd Annual French Film Festival: February 15 – 21, 2019

The 22nd French Film Festival showcases excellence in contemporary and classic French Cinema for audiences of about 4,000 at the Prytania Theatre, the oldest single-screen movie house operating in Louisiana. Live music and lectures will accompany a curated selection of French and French language films and a program of short films. On opening night, join a dedicated audience of Francophiles, cinephiles, sponsors, and patrons for a champagne toast at a private residence, a few blocks from the Prytania Theatre.

Passes are now on holiday sale with discounted prices, go to the Passes and Tickets page on the left hand bar to get yours now!

The 2019 lineup will be announced on January 21st. Check out last year’s lineup on the left hand bar.
Individual tickets will go on sale on January 29th for the New Orleans Film Society members, and on February 5th for the public.

All films will be screened with English subtitles.

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


Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Interested in shining your brand in the 2019 French Film Festival? Please check our 2018 impact report here and feel free to contact Jennifer Samani for sponsorship inquiries.

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Holiday Sale (until the New Year):

Buy your pass until January 1st and save during the Holiday Sale!

  • $65 for members | $80 for non-members
  • Free admission to all festival screenings
  • Early access to online reservations
  • Priority entrance to all screenings
  • Advance copy of the #FFF2019 brochure in your mailbox
  • $95 for members | $110 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 15th


New Orleans Film Society’s Scene Stealer (regular pass), Producer’s Circle and Executive Producer’s Circle (patron pass) members get two complimentary French Film Festival passes. Click here to become a member now.

Buy a Patron Pass Buy a Regular Pass

Regular Price (starting January 2nd):
Regular Pass –$75 for members | $90 for non-members

Patron Pass – $110 for members | $125 for non-members


Individual tickets will go on sale on January 29th for #FFF2019 passholders and New Orleans Film Society members, then on February 5th for the public.

Ticket Prices:
Opening & Closing Films –  $12 for members | $15 for non-members
All Other Screenings –  $10 for members | $13 for non-members