The Artist kicks off the 17th French Film Festival

Fellow film lovers it is June again and it is time for the French Film Festival or the Citi-Rustan ‘s French Film Festival. This is the 17th French Film Festival and will start with a special screening ( by invite only) today, Thursday June 7, with – Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist”. The film received numerous awards in international festivals and it recently won five Oscars, including Best Motion Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. One of the guest who will be part of the festival is Notable French Director Olivier Assayas. He will also be interacting with several Filipino film directors and students.

One of France’s most respected directors, Olivier Assayas, will honor the festival with his presence to accompany a selection of his films, a retrospective compiled by the Institut Français, an agency of the French Ministry of Culture. The UP Film Institute and the Cultural Center of the Philippines will provide an opportunity for Mr. Assayas to share his passion for cinema by providing a venue for him to interact with Filipino film directors and students upon his arrival in Manila – Source

Below you will find the screening schedules from June 8 to 17 – both in images and text. Feel free to copy and pass the word on. For inquiries, please call 0915-313-5891 or send us an e-mail at

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Tentative Schedule of Citi-Rustan’s French Film Festival

June 8-
1:00 pm- All That Glitters (Tout ce qui brille)
3:30 pm- Hideaway (Le Refuge)
5:30 pm- The 3-Way Wedding (L’ Mariage a Trois) 8:00 PM- Roses A Credit

June 9 –
12;30 pm- Clean
3:15 pm- Deep in the Woods (Au Fond Des Bois)
5:30 pm- Irma Vep

June 10-
12;00 pm-Roses A Credit
2:30 pm-Sentimental Destinies
6:00 pm-Cold Water (L’eau Froide)
8:00 pm-Demon lover

June 11
12:30 pm-Heartbreaker (L’arnacoeur)
3:00 pm-Rebellion (L’ordre et la morale) 6:00 pm-The Art of Love (L’art d’aimer) 8:00 pm- Heartbreaker (L’arnacoeur)

June 12-
1:30 pm-Bakal Boys 4:00 pm- Short films
8:00 pm-Busong

June 13-
12:30 pm-Demon Lover
3:30 pm-Irma Vep
5:30 pm-Summer Hours 8:00-Sentimental Destinies

June 14-
12:00 pm- Rebellion (L’ordre et la morale)
3:00 pm- The Art of Love (L’art d’aimer)
5:00 pm- Heartbreaker (L’arnacoeur)
7:30 pm-The Artist

June 15-
12:00 pm- Cold Water (L’eau Froide)
2:30 pm-Demon Lover
5:30 pm- All That Glitters (Tout ce qui brille)
8:00 pm-Clean

June 16-
12:00 pm- Hideaway (Le Refuge)
3:00 pm- The 3-Way Wedding (L’ Mariage a Trois)
5:30 pm-Sentimental Destinies
8:00 pm-Summer Hours

June 17-
12:30 pm-Clean
3:00 pm- Roses A Credit
5:30 pm- Deep in the Woods (Au Fond Des Bois)
8:00 pm- The 3-Way Wedding (L’ Mariage a Trois)

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