The 23rd edition of the Arras Film Festival takes place from 4 to 13 November 2022, an opportunity to discover French films presented in preview, in the presence of the teams, and a selection of European films for some unpublished in France.
A regional and European festival
This year, more than 100 films will be presented to the public. On the program, the festival offers previews of French and European films, 12 must-see films about Queen Victoria and England of her time but also the films of Valérie Donzelli, guest of honor of this edition. The event is also marked by 9 feature films in the running for a European competition, the children’s festival and the carte blanche of the magazine Positif. Finally, the Arras Film Festival presents a selection of films from Central and Eastern Europe. The opportunity for the public to discover these cinematography little visible in France.
Creation in Hauts-de-France is particularly well represented with 7 regional co-productions selected for this 23rd edition of the Arras Film Festival.
- THE WORST (preview) directed by Lise Akoka and Romane Guéret, produced by Les Films Velvet - Thursday, November 10 at 7 pm
- TEMPETE (in competition section Children’s Festival) , directed by Christian Duguay and produced by NolitaNolita - Saturday, November 5 at 2 pm
- SAINT-OMER (preview) , directed by Alice Diop and produced by Srab Films - Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 pm
- AN ETE WINTER (preview) , directed by Laëtitia Masson, produced by Christmas in July and Les Films du kiosque - Saturday, November 12 at 6:15 pm.
- THE PRICE OF THE PASSAGE (preview) , directed by Thierry Binisti and produced by TS Productions Friday, November 11 2 pm
- ROCKER CHOIR (film screened at the opening) directed by Ida Techer and Luc Bricault, produced by Les Films du 24
- THE LULUS WAR (in competition section Children’s Festival) , directed by Yann Samuell and produced by Superprod - Friday 11 November 14h
The Ministry of Culture, partner of the Arras Film Festival
The Drac Hauts-de-France supports the dynamics of film distribution by supporting the festival, as part of its year-round programming that covers the entire regional territory.
During the festival, you will also find the project DOXS of the Goethe-Institut Frankreich with the documentary One in a million, followed by a debate. The DOXS project is also supported by the Drac Hauts-de-France.
A month of November rich in cinema
November is also marked by the organization of Documentary Film Month, coordinated by Heure exquise! on the territory. 68 cultural structures of the region are mobilized to discover the great diversity of documentary creation.