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Jan 28, 2019

Hungarian French Institute to host its 9th Francophone Month in March

Zoltán Uzsák from the institute said the event will kick off with a Francophone Film Week between February 27th and March 8th, featuring 19 films from seven countries

The Hungarian French Institute will soon host its 9th Francophone Month across the country, it has been announced.

Celebrations will take place during a month-long cultural event dedicated to French art, in March.

Zoltán Uzsák from the institute said the event will kick off with a Francophone Film Week between February 27th and March 8th, featuring 19 films from seven countries.

The film week will be opened with Swim or Sink, a feature film that attracted four million viewers in France last year. The films will be screened in three cinemas in Budapest and then in twelve more in other Hungarian cities.

Francophone Film Week partner cinemas in Budapest, include Corvin Cinema, Puskin Cinema and Toldi Cinema. French, Belgian, Canadian, Moroccan, Swiss, Romanian and Tunisian movies are also featured in this year’s Film Days program.

This year, a number of French directors and actors are due to attend. Catherine Deneuve, Guillaume Canet, Audrey Tautou, Romain Duris, Omar Sy, Isabelle Adjani and Vincent Cassel are set to appear.