THE 20th edition of the French Film Festival UK embraces France and francophone cinema in all its diversity in towns and cities across the country.
Running from November 8 to December 2, 2012 the event opens with a bang as the UK première of Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia / Astérix et Obélix: Au Service de Sa Majesté takes place in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee.
The film is a £50 million extravaganza adapted from René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo’s original 1966 comic book Astérix in Britain.
The festival presents a wide spectrum of French-language cinema from major hits to cutting edge new directors as well as classics and retrospectives.
The participating cinemas in Scotland are: Edinburgh Filmhouse, Edinburgh Dominion, Glasgow Film Theatre, Dundee Dca, Inverness Eden Court, Aberdeen Belmont and Cineworld Union Square, Kirkcaldy Adam Smith
Participating cinemas in England are: London Cine Lumiere, Bristol Watershed, Manchester Cornerhouse, Warwick Arts Centre.