With 46 editions already under its belt, each year the La Rochelle International Film Festival, recently renamed ‘La Rochelle Cinema Festival’, goes from strength to strength. Scheduled for 28th June to 7th July, the 47th Edition will undoubtedly see our local cinemas full to capacity… cinemas located within walking distance of our hotel in La Rochelle!
For film-lovers, it is an important and unmissable diary date. As the most popular cinema event in France after the Cannes Film Festival, every summer La Rochelle Cinema Festival attracts lovers of the 7th Art, coming from all over France to enjoy a rich and eclectic programme. The 2019 Edition will be no exception, offering, among other things, a look at the works of Arthur Penn, Kira Mouratova and Charles Boyer, tributes to Dario Argento, Caroline Champetier, Jean-François Languionie and Elia Suleiman(who will also be present), a comedy theme of ‘mimicking madness’ with 10 Louis de Funès films and 6 Jim Carrey films, as well as placing the spotlight on Icelandic cinema. During these ten days dedicated to cinema from here and elsewhere, La Rochelle will once again be the centre of a world of images, letting you travel without even leaving your seat...
For more information: www.festival-larochelle.org