French Film Festival 2019 | Family Friendly Films to Look Forward To!



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Location:  Various Locations, including CCs islandwide
Date: Various Dates, show dates below
Hour: Various timing, show times below
Admission: Free - $15

35th Singapore French Film Festival

The Singapore French Film Festival returns from 4 to 17 November 2019 for its 35th edition as part of Voilah! France Singapore Festival 2019. 

Organised by the Embassy of France in Singapore, in collaboration with local and distributors and partners, the festival will feature an exciting lineup comprising of 27 recently released and classic movies for everyone. 

We have selected a list of family friendly films for your family's enjoyment!

Free Screening at Community Centres

Movies will be screened at Alliance Francaise, Shaw Theatres Lido, The Projector and selected Community Centres islandwide What's more, screening at the Community Centres will be FREE of charge! 

Full list of venues here

6 Family Friendly Titles 

Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants | Minuscule, La Vallée des Fourmis Perdues (2014)  

Screening dates:

Saturday 09/11 – 6PM - Serangoon Community Club

Free 

In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a picnic hastily abandoned during a summer storm spark a war between two tribes of ants. At stake is a box of sugar. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle of the battle. He befriends one of the black ants and helps him save the anthill from the assault of the terrible red ant warriors.

Details

Ballerina (2016)

Screening dates:

Sunday 03/11 – 5PM – Nee Soon South Community Club
Saturday 09/11 – 4.30PM – Keat Hong Community Club
Sunday 17/11 – 4.45PM – Our Tampines Hub

Free

Félicie is a young orphan from Brittany who has only one passion: dance. With her best friend Victor, who wants to become a great inventor, they come up with a mad scheme to escape their orphanage for Paris, the City of Lights, with its Eiffel Tower still under  construction! Félicie has to fight like she has never fought before, she has to outdo herself and learn from her mistakes to make her craziest dream come true: becoming a prima ballerina at the Paris Opera.

Details

Dilili in Paris | Dilili à Paris (2016)

Screening dates:

Saturday 09/11 – 2PM – Alliance Française
Friday 15/11 – 7PM – Shaw Theatres Lido

Pricing from $13

With the help of her delivery-boy friend, Dilili, a young Kanak, investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing Belle Epoque Paris.  In the course of her investigation she encounters a series of extraordinary characters, each of whom provides her with clues that will help her in her quest.

Ticketing

Marona’s Fantastic Tale | L’Extraordinaire Voyage de Marona (2020) 

Screening dates:

Saturday 09/11 – 4.30PM – Shaw Theatres Lido
Wednesday 13/11 – 7PM – Shaw Theatres Lido
Sunday 17/11 – 4.30PM – Alliance Française

Pricing from $13

Marona, at the end of her dog days, reflects on those that she has loved unconditionally throughout her life. From her puppy days, through to her last woof. Marona’s life is a lesson in love.

Ticketing

The King and Mister Bird | Le Roi et L'Oiseau (1979)  

Screening dates:

Saturday 09/11 – 7.30PM – Teck Ghee Community Club
Saturday 16/11 – 4.30PM – Keat Hong Community Club
Sunday 17/11 – 7.30PM – Siglap South Community Club 

Free 

An imperious king falls for a lovely shepherdess and tries to thwart her relationship with a handsome chimney sweep, but a kind mockingbird assists the lovers in evading the ruler. On the king's command, the chimney sweep and his bird friend are imprisoned, and they must escape in order to rescue the young man's true love.

Details 

Yellowbird | Gus Petit Oiseau, Grand Voyage (2015) 

Screening dates:

Wednesday 06/11 – 7.30PM – Ci Yuan Community Club
Sunday 17/11 – 1PM – Pasir Ris Elias Community Club

Free

A hero's journey with a most unlikely hero. Yellowbird is a teeny tiny orphaned bird that has never left the nest, has no family, yet desperately wants one. That is until he finds himself leading a flock on their migration to Africa.

Details

 

We particularly like Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants, and can't wait to catch it for free! What about you - which of these will you be going to catch? 

 






This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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