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to discover French films presented in preview, in the presence of the teams, and a selection of European films for some unpublished in France.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 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.