The annual Francophone Film Festival begins on Saturday.
The festival, organised by the Alliance Franšaise de la Jama´que, in association with the diplomatic missions of Belgium, Canada and France, is being held for the 12th time and ends on April 6.
The Alliance Franšaise de la Jama´que hosts one of the biggest foreign film expos locally.
For two weeks, the Jamaican public, movie enthusiasts, and lovers of cultural diversity will be treated to an eclectic selection of the best of French, Belgian, Canadian, and French-Caribbean cinema.
On offer will be comedies, dramas, thrillers, and documentaries, a number of which have won film nominations and/or awards.
Films will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. There will be one show on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. and two on Saturdays - at 7 p.m and 9 p.m. All movies are subtitled in English.
Admission is $300 for one film and $500 for two films (Saturdays only). Season tickets are available at a cost of $1,800 each.
All films on Wednesday, April 3, are free.
Admission is free for members and students of the Alliance Franšaise de la Jama´que with membership or student card.
Tickets went on sale at the Alliance Franšaise de la Jama´que yesterday.
The Francophone Film Festival coincides with the worldwide celebration of French Language Week (March 16-24) and International Day of the Francophonie (March 20).