Presentation

MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is an innovative concept whose goal is to shine a spotlight on new generation French-language filmmakers and give internet users across the globe the chance to share their enthusiasm for French cinema. Now in its eleventh year, the festival returns in 2021 with new films, new partner platforms, and film launches in movie theaters in various countries.

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When?

From January 15 through February 15, 2021, movie enthusiasts around the world will be able to access films selected in the 11th edition of the world's first online French-language film festival.


The concept

Ten feature films and ten short films are presented in competition, including a feature film and a short film from Belgium. Internet users are invited to rate all of these films and to post their comments on our website. The lineup also offers an out-of-competition program that includes a Swiss feature film, a Canadian feature film and short film, a program for young audiences, a VR section, and a selection of French cinema classics.


How can you watch the films?

Online: On the MyFrenchFilmFestival.com platform in all countries. The festival program is also available on around sixty partner platforms, depending on the region concerned, including the Apple TV app, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, and MUBI.
In theaters:
Film screenings will be held in theaters near you during the festival. All details on theater locations and screening times will be regularly posted on our website.


Awards

Five awards will be presented at the festival's closing ceremony:

  • The Grand Prize from the International Jury
    honoring a feature film in competition
     
  • Audience Prizes
    Internet users around the world can vote for their favorite films on the festival platform.
     
  • International Press Prizes
    These prizes will honor a feature film and a short film in competition, with a jury composed of journalists from major foreign media outlets.

The International Jury and the International Press Jury will meet during the festival to vote and determine the winners.


Viewing fees

All of the short films are free of charge in all countries. Every year, the festival offers free viewing in certain countries. This year, films will be free of charge in the following countries and regions: Latin America, Russia, Poland, Romania, Africa and South Korea.
For other countries:

  • Viewing fee for one feature film: €1.99
  • Festival Pack: €7.99 for access to all available films

Partner platforms